SW&R Editor-in-Chief Guy Crittenden presents the highlights of the recently released national study Environmental Protection & Waste Management in Canada prepared by this magazine in conjunction with consultants at Environics International. The report is the most comprehensive and up to date inventory of information about the waste management and environmental protection industry and issues. It also features a special section on future trends. (For more information about the report, see page 5 and 59.)
The Composting Council of Canada‘s 12th annual exhibits and general meeting, “Make Magic Happen,” was held on September 18-20 at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Council brought together more than 260 industry and government representatives to discuss findings and share experiences to maximize diversion, efficiencies and market opportunities in organics recovery.
Informative session topics included: domestic and international composting matters, odour management, compost facility management, compost usage in agriculture, business opportunities, and more. Exhibitors included: Allu Group, Clorox Company of Canada, Miller Composting Corporation, Norseman Plastics Ltd., Rehrig Pacific Company, SSI Schaefer System International and others.
A highlight of the event was an elegant lobster banquet dinner at the “Pier Eleven” facility in the Halifax port. Pier Eleven was, up until recently, a major entry-point for immigrants arriving in Canada by ship.
For more information, visit www.compost.org