Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Waste Connections CEO takes leave of absence

    February 21, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO – Waste Connections, Inc. has announced that Ronald J. Mittelstaedt, chairman and CEO, will take a temporary leave of absence to address health matters affecting him and his family. Until Mr. Mittelstaedt’s return, Worthing F. Jackman, the company’s president,

  • Reusable Packaging Association elects new board

    February 15, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TAMPA, Fla. – The Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) started 2019 with changes to the executive team and new additions to the Board of Directors. After serving a two-year term as chairman of the board, Norm Kukuk, executive vice-president and general

  • KOBELCO USA expands dealer network in Canada

    February 13, 2019 by SWR Staff

    KATY, Tex. – KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA continues to expand representation in the North America market by adding Abi-Quip, Conaker Equipment, and Les Equipments Pinso Ltee to its growing dealer network. “We’re dedicated to providing customers with the value of

  • Pneumatic waste collection planned for New York’s High Line park

    February 5, 2019 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    NEW YORK – The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has released a Pre-Implementation Planning Study prepared by infrastructure planning and development firm ClosedLoops for a pneumatic waste management initiative for the High Line park and surrounding

  • Charah Solutions taps Scott Sewell

    January 31, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    LOUISVILLE, Ky – Scott Sewell has been appointed president and CEO of Charah Solutions, Inc. and to the company’s Board of Directors. Sewell’s appointment follows the decision by the board that the time is right for Charles Price to step

  • Micron wins U.S. patent

    January 25, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver and Delta, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has been awarded a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent for its commercial biological waste treatment formulation. US Patent 10,144,044 secures the intellectual property on the Company’s proprietary

  • More than half of food produced in Canada is wasted

    January 21, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Toronto – Nearly 60 per cent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted annually. Of that, 32 per cent – equalling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost food – is

  • Recycling cannabis packaging in Alberta

    January 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CALGARY – High Tide Inc., an Alberta-based downstream cannabis corporation focused on the manufacturing and wholesale distribution of smoking accessories and cannabis lifestyle products, has launched a free recycling program in its Canna Cabana retail cannabis stores for all Health

  • Ginove Inc produces 150th ROTO PAC truck

    December 28, 2018 by SWR Staff

    SCRANTON, Iowa – New Way Trucks congratulates Ginove, Inc., the Quebec-based refuse truck manufacturer, on producing their 150th ROTO PAC automated side-loading waste and recycling truck. ROTO PAC is the manufacturer’s best selling waste collection body. “We would like to

  • Lystek to manage biosolids for City of Guelph

    December 18, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Cambridge, Ont. – Cambridge, Ontario-based Lystek International has signed a long-term contract with the city of Guelph, Ontario to manage its biosolids. The contract extends an already long relationship between Guelph and Lystek, which demonstrated and commercialized a low temperature