Solid Waste & Recycling


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    O-I Canada on Ontario glass facts

    March 7, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    On March 6, O-I Canada released a letter responding to the “Key Facts” document about glass recycling in Ontario that was put out recently by Stewardship Ontario. You can download the document as a pdf file below and read it

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    About the 1980 U.S. Soft Drink Act

    March 6, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    In preparing my remarks for the Environment Canada’s EPR conference in Calgary later this week, I re-read a paper written by Allan Vestal that appeared in the Winter 1993 edition of the William & Mary Law Review entitled “Public Choice,

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    Blue box levy's latest evolution

    March 3, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    In its submission on proposed 2007 Blue Box Fee Changes (March 1, 2006), the Paper and Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council (PPEC) says it endorses the “major thrust” of the proposed fee changes. PPEC’s letter will be of interest to anyone

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    Today at Blue Mountain

    February 28, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Today I attended the Blue Mountain Inn & Conference Centre with Maryanne Hill, executive director of the Municipal Waste Integration Network (mwin). Our host from Blue Mountain, Debbi Broekstra, treated us to a nice lunch at The Pottery restaurant and

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    A couple of quick thoughts

    February 27, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I’m having the proverbial manic Monday but wanted to share a couple of quick thoughts. First, I have a few things to say about the decision of SAQ’s chairman Raymond Boucher to step down, but they are based on second-

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    B.C.'s new e-waste recycling regulation

    February 24, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    This was just sent over to me and I thought I’d alert readers. I’ll provide commentary later, but wanted to post if immediately. Download file

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    Dubya global warming video, and more

    February 22, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Today I’m getting some administrative things done in between two busy days out of the office. Yesterday, I drove to Toronto to be interviewed and videotaped at our corporate head office by documentary filmmaker Andrew Nisker who’s in the final

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    Global warming's discredited "hockey stick" chart

    February 20, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    As I noted in a recent blog entry, I’ve recently encountered instances at conferences and other professional gatherings of people delivering presentations on the topic of global warming and climate change wherein they use the famous “hockey stick” chart to

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    Highlights from the AMRC conference

    February 18, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I’m back from the AMRC conference and want to share a few thoughts and observations. There’s no particular order to these, so forgive me if this comes across as a bit “stream of consciousness.” I arrived late on the Wednesday

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    The AMRC conference

    February 15, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I’ll be spending most of the rest of this week attending the annual conference and AGM of the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators (AMRC) in Hockley Valley, Ontario. When I can get my laptop online I’ll post a report here,