Solid Waste & Recycling

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Waste Management


  • Waste Management Energy Service opens oilfield waste disposal

    October 24, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    BALMORHEA, Texas – Waste Management Energy Services of Texas, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Houston-based Waste Management, Inc., announced that its new Reeves County Solids and Liquids Injection Facility, designed for the safe disposal of oilfield wastes, is now fully

  • Calgary mall implements IoT waste system

    September 13, 2018 by SWR Staff

    RICHMOND, British Columbia – RecycleSmart has rolled out a 360-degree waste and recycling plan for Calgary’s Sunridge Shopping Centre. Sunridge is located in Northeast Calgary and is operated by Primaris Management. RecycleSmart’s Internet of Things (IoT) enabled solution helps the

  • Iqaluit to get waste management upgrade

    July 25, 2018 by SWR Staff

    IQALUIT –Close to $35 million in joint funding has been allocated to to improve Iqaluit’s solid waste management. The federal government is providing more than $26.2 million for this project and the City of Iqaluit is providing over $8.7 million.

  • Exhibit confronts waste generated in Toronto

    July 16, 2018 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – As a way to generate conversation and awareness about issues facing waste management, the City of Toronto is supporting Our Desires Fail Us, a free public photo exhibit that launched July 12 at the Harbourfront Centre. The exhibit,

  • Cummins X12 diesel engine coming to ACX waste trucks

    April 20, 2018 by Jim Park

    AUTOCAR Autocar Autocar Trucks will be the first North American truck manufacturer to offer the new Cummins X12 engine. The 11.8-liter X12 diesel engine will be offered in ACX refuse trucks beginning in October, when Cummins starts full production of

  • Global waste market to reach $435B by 2023, report finds

    April 10, 2018 by SWR Staff

    A new report by Allied Market Research forecasts the global waste management market to reach $435 billion by 2023, after being valued at $285 billion in 2016. The report, Global Waste Management Market by Waste Type, and Service: Global Opportunity Analysis

  • Organics pickup starts in Red Deer

    April 10, 2018 by SWR Staff

    The City of Red Deer in Alberta is kicking off a curbside organics collection program this April, following a successful green cart pilot program that found 39% less waste binned by participating residents. City Council approved raising Red Deer utility bills by

  • Toronto Cintas centre earns green honour through zero waste goals

    April 2, 2018 by SWR Staff

    The Cintas Toronto Distribution Centre (DC) has earned Canada’s second TRUE certification status from Green Business Certification Inc. Canada (GBCI Canada). The 60,000 sq.ft. Mississauga facility was awarded the honour in October 2017 for achieving its zero waste goals through innovative vendor

  • Zero Waste Canada Tours Canada to Promote Zero Waste

    May 23, 2017 by SWR Staff

    This summer Zero Waste Canada is on a road trip called Bolt Across Canada to raise awareness sustainable lifestyle choices including Zero Waste and zero emissions travel. Starting on July 1st Buddy Boyd and Barbara Hetherington, two of the directors

  • 2017 Ontario Budget Highlights for OWMA Members

    April 23, 2017 by SWR Staff

    The OWMA is pleased to provide the following highlights on the 2017 Ontario Budget that relate to the waste management sector. The full budget documents can be found here. Budget Balanced in 2017 The Ontario government has delivered the first balanced