Solid Waste & Recycling

Waste Disposal, Treatment

  • From Toilet to Table

    October 1, 2011 by Maureen Reilly

    Do Canadians want sewer and septic waste to fertilize their food lands?

  • Products

    October 1, 2011 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Smartphone App for waste program outreach One of the toughest jobs for municipal solid waste managers is maintaining the continuous promotion and education outreach effort needed to keep residents motivated to reduce, reuse and recycle more,…

  • News

    October 1, 2011 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    BC gets “Unplugged” On October 1, 2011, British Columbians were able to begin recycling their used or broken small appliances at over 100 convenient drop-off locations through a new and unique program called Unplugged, the Small Appliance…

  • 2011 Truck Driving Championship

    August 1, 2011 by Michele Goulding

    The 2011 OWMA Truck Driving Championship had 57 drivers registered to participate in one of the association’s best anticipated events ever. This year’s event was held at Waste Management Corp. of Canada’s superb facility in Toronto. It was a…

  • Products

    August 1, 2011 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    New waste bin Equilibri-Vie inc. has released a new public waste bin – the EcoloTOP. The bin is built with two compartments, allowing for two-way waste collection (trash/recyclables or compostables). It is five to 25 times less expensive than…

  • Contracting Out

    August 1, 2011 by Beth Goodger

    The issue of private versus public collection of municipal waste has been in the news recently. This year, the City of Windsor, Ontario privatized waste collection services and Toronto City Council approved privatizing waste collection for…

  • Waste Initiatives across Canada

    August 1, 2011 by Rosalind Cooper

    Recycling Qualification Program Ontario’s Recycling Qualification Program is now in effect, and the Recycling Qualification Office will handle all applications for processing of end-of-life electronics, and revisions to existing approvals. The…

  • Products

    June 1, 2011 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Mobile lubrication systems Cusco, a Wastequip brand, has introduced its mobile lubrication and waste fluid retrieval systems for servicing mobile equipment. These systems allow for easier, more efficient equipment servicing in the field when…

  • New Stewardship Initiatives across Canada

    June 1, 2011 by Rosalind Cooper

    EPR program in British Columbia The Government of British Columbia has approved amendments to the Recycling Regulation that will enhance the extended producer responsibility system by incorporating packaging and printed papers derived from…

  • News

    June 1, 2011 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Maritime Case appointed as Ammann dealer Maritime Case Ltd. has been appointed the exclusive Ammann dealer in the provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.