Solid Waste & Recycling


  • News Organics

    Vancouver opens temporary green waste station

    June 20, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – As part of the City’s efforts to eradicate the Japanese beetle, an invasive and destructive pest that feeds on the flowers, fruit and leaves of over 300 species of plants, a temporary transfer station has been opened in

  • Blog Organics

    Organics and the China ban on recyclables

    April 30, 2019 by Jenny Johnson

    Will organic food waste management be impacted by mandatory recycling rates and the China ban on recyclables?

  • Edmonton’s anaerobic digestion facility wins environmental award

    April 24, 2019 by SWR Staff

    EDMONTON – One of Maple Reinders’ most recent construction projects, a High Solids Anaerobic Digestion Facility (HSADF) being built for the city of Edmonton, has been recognized with the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) 2018 Environmental Achievement Award. Maple Reinders is

  • News Organics

    Cannabis waste a growing problem

    April 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. president and CEO Alfred Wong will address issues surrounding cannabis waste management during a presentation at the O’Cannabiz Toronto conference later this month. Wong’s speech, titled “Cannabis Waste: Solutions to a Growing Problem”, will

  • News Organics

    Micron commercializing organics digester

    April 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has expanded its collaboration with  BC Research Inc. (BCRI) to facilitate rapid commercialization of the company’s second-generation food waste processing system. The new Organivore 2.0, designed for on-site waste processing for commercial

  • Walnut farm recognized for sustainable waste management

    April 4, 2019 by SWR Staff

    ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – Dixon Ridge Farms was won the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), the state of California’s highest environmental honour. The organic walnut farm and processing operation’s use of SynTech’s BioMax technology was a key consideration in GEELA’s assessment

  • Dumpster monitoring technology chosen to reduce organics contamination

    November 13, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. – The Alameda County Waste Management Authority ( has been awarded a $263,000 grant by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to work with Livermore Sanitation, Inc. (LSI) and use Compology’s automated, camera-based dumpster monitoring technology

  • News Organics

    Cannavore finds U.S. distributor

    October 25, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    VANCOUVER and THE COLONY, TX – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has partnered with Quest Resource Management Group LLC, a fully owned subsidiary of Quest Resource Holding Corporation, a provider of environmental reuse, recycling, and disposal services, to market and distribute Micron’s

  • News Organics

    Cannabis digester moving to commercial production

    October 4, 2018 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Vancouver – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has reported positive results from the optimization of the Cannavore cannabis waste processing units with Aurora Cannabis Inc. The next step is to optimize the technology for sub-zero operations, as well as add computerized

  • Veolia UK launches online organics trading platform

    May 16, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Veolia UK is launching an online trading platform to sell and buy organic resources, leveraging the BioTrading with the some 100 million tonnes of raw materials and biofuels produced every year. Veolia’s new BioTrading website,, will be a sales