Solid Waste & Recycling


  • News Recycling

    Guelph lays off 18 at MRF

    March 19, 2018 by SWR Staff

    The City of Guelph has laid off 18 employees from its materials recovery facility (MRF), stating that the facility is trying to process too many recyclables while struggling financially. A Guelph report showed the facility’s annual operating budget was $4.3 million, but

  • “Opinion” The Collection of Municipal Waste in North Africa

    May 11, 2017 by Timothy Byrne

    Collecting municipal waste on the North African continent can be a very challenging business. In Melilla, Ceuta, Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya, a variety of factors affect the collection of municipal waste. Amongst these are high temperatures, and under development,