Solid Waste & Recycling


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    LCBO drinks laced with alcohol

    May 30, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought readers would be interested in the following amusing exchange that occurred in response to a February blog post by me entitled “Truth Coming Out About LCBO.” (By the way, you can read old Blog entries by accessing the

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    Some quick insights on a busy day

    May 25, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I took a break from editing articles for the next edition and caught the news on CNN that former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling were convicted of conspiracy and securities and wire fraud in one of the

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    Upside down smokestacks

    May 24, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Okay, I’m back form my trip to Finland and the UK. I’ll post more thoughts and observations from the trip over the coming days. There’s a lot to talk about. In the meantime, I wanted to draw readers’ attention to

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    Traveling days

    May 15, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I’m traveling today (Monday) and tomorrow. When I arrive at my hotel in Nokia, Finland, I’ll try to make time for a blog entry. It may be that I’ll only be able to make a couple of entries this week.

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    Heading to Finland

    May 13, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    On Monday I’m flying the red-eye to Finland to tour Molok’s plant in Nokia. My itinerary includes a tour of the factory and then we head down to Turku, the old capitol of Finland. On Thursday there’s a big meeting

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    A tale of two conferences: Watch out!

    May 12, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Just a quick entry today to update readers about a couple of things. On Wednesday morning Brian van Opstal gave me a tour of the Dufferin organics plant in the northwest corner of Toronto. It was very interesting and I’ll

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    Musings on the Devil's Playground and more

    May 10, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Today I’m touring the Dufferin organics composting plant in the northwest end of Toronto with the city’s Brian van Opstal. I hope to write about the plant in the forthcoming June/July edition of the magazine, or potentially in the special

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    On the matter of federal funds for Ontario

    May 5, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    You’ve likely read by now that in the federal budget, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty didn’t include $538million in funds that were promised for Ontario to help offset its costs fighting global warming. The issue is a complicated matrix that goes

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    Drowning polar bear myths and other notes

    May 4, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Just a quick entry today on a couple of items. Readers should take a look at Margaret Wente’s column in the Globe & Mail (May 4) in which she questions (you could say “demolishes”) the story about “drowing polar bears”

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    Media tipping point

    April 28, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    A phrase you hear a lot these days in relation to climate change discussions is “tipping point.” The thinking is that nature absorbs a great deal of emissions for a long time and shows little evidence of change, but when