Solid Waste & Recycling

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    Auditing your e-waste recycler

    December 20, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    In the forthcoming December/January edition of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine I’ve written an article based on my recent plant tour of the Noranda Recycling e-waste recycling plant in Brampton, Ontario. I was very impressed with the plant, overall, and

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    Gonzo journalism heads west: ARMA update

    December 16, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    It’s not always the case that messy public spats get resolved into neat little packages, tied up with a bow. So it’s a pleasure to be able to write that this magazine’s recent argument with the Alberta Recycling Management Authority

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    A meeting and our next edition

    December 13, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    Today I’m having lunch with Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management, and our publisher, Brad O’Brien. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about recent changes at the world’s largest waste services company, which recently underwent

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    Landfill gas and industrial ecology

    December 12, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    The newspaper article “Landfill saves jobs at Cascades” from La Presse (December 9, 2005) is of interest to waste management professionals and policymakers. (I have reproduced it in full below.) The article shows that a fine-paper plant in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec

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    Trade show planning and stewards meeting

    December 9, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    Yesterday I was out in the morning attending a stakeholders/sponsors meeting with the folks from Messe Frankfurt concerning next year’s Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo. MWIN, OWMA, SWANA and the CCC were represented, and other organizations will be invited to

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    Organics, the AMRC event, and some big news

    December 7, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    Yesterday I attended a one-day workshop presented by the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators (AMRC) entitled “Organics and 2008 – moving towards 60% diversion” at the Richmond Hill Country Club, December 6, 2005. The event was co-hosted with The Composting

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    The AMRC meeting and important news

    December 5, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    I’ll be away from blogging tomorrow because of the very worthwhile distraction of attending “Organics & 2008: Moving Towards 60% Diversion” — a one-day symposium presented jointly by the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators (AMRC) and the Composting Council of

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    New Orleans landfill — finally!

    December 2, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    I was pleased to see a news item on the wires today concerning the New Orlenas ASL site, a notorious old Superfund landfill that was submerged by Hurricane Katrina’s floodwaters. Although I won’t take credit for the coverage of the

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    A trip to PM Expo

    December 1, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    Yesterday (Wednesday, November 30) I attended the Property Management Expo (PM Expo) which is currently running at the Toronto Convention Centre (south building) with our magazine’s Publisher Brad O’Brien. This is an excellent show for anyone whose business involves serving

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    How to reply or comment

    December 1, 2005 by Guy Crittenden

    If you’re interested in replying to any messages here, please do so. Just click on the small green word “comment” on the bottom of any post and add follow the isntructions to the message thread. Let’s keep the discussions focused