Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Nick Doyle joins TOMRA

    December 5, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    LOS ANGELES – Nick Doyle has joined the TOMRA team as sales manager, West Coast North America. In this newly created position that expands sales and customer support of TOMRA’s equipment to waste and plastics recycling operations, Doyle will consult

  • Coast Waste Management Association seeking new executive director

    December 4, 2018 by SWR Staff

    The Coast Waste Management Association (CWMA) is seeking an energetic and engaged Executive Director to lead the organization. Based on Vancouver Island, an area known for its outstanding natural beauty and recreation opportunities, the CWMA fosters environmental leadership and best

  • Nespresso adopts responsibly sourced aluminum for pods

    December 3, 2018 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminum, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together with Nespresso’s capsule manufacturers to fulfill a

  • Federal and provincial governments agree on waste reduction strategy

    November 30, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    OTTAWA – Canada’s federal, provincial, and territorial environment ministers have agreed to push forward on a Canada-wide zero-plastic-waste strategy. The strategy outlines a vision to keep plastics in the economy and out of the environment through solutions to better prevent,

  • News Forestry

    Pinnacle starts pellet production

    November 29, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    VANCOUVER – Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. has commenced pellet production at its new production facility in Smithers, British Columbia, which is owned 70 per cent by Pinnacle and 30 per cent by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. through a limited

  • News Milestones

    Fuchs celebrates 130th anniversary

    November 28, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Bad Schönborn, Germany – Over 300 customers, distributors and team members from around the world joined Fuchs in Bad Schönborn, Germany from October 18 to 20, 2018 for a three-day celebration to mark the copmany’s 130th anniversary.   Founded by Johannes

  • Tire recycling acquisition in Brantford, Ontario

    November 27, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    BRANTFORD, ON – North West Rubber Ltd. (NWR) and Moose Creek Tire Recycling Inc. (MCTR), a subsidiary of Animat Inc., have acquired the assets of Nexxsource Recycling (and all related companies). The new company will operate under the name Evolve

  • CABKA opens innovation centre in Spain

    November 26, 2018 by SWR Staff

    VALENCIA, SPAIN – CABKA will be opening a research centre at the Technological Park Paterna on a surface area of 800 m², in order to pool the company’s innovative forces and intensify its efforts in developing new technologies for the future.

  • Micron Waste Technologies builds management team

    November 23, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver and Delta, B.C. – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has hired and promoted key management staff to build capabilities in business development, engineering and corporate relations. Business Development Surj Uppal has joined the company as vice-president, business development. Uppal brings

  • Nestlé signs on to plastics charter

    November 22, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    VEVEY, Switzerland – Nestlé has signed The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. The Global Commitment is an initiative of The Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN Environment. It aims to rethink the future of plastics by applying the principles of circular