Solid Waste & Recycling


  • 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 innovation and intensify its efforts in developing new technologies for the future. The

  • 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

  • Environmental 360 Solutions Inc launches with acquisition

    November 21, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO – Newly launched environmental waste management company, Environmental 360 Solutions Inc. (E360S), has acquired Can Pak Environmental Inc. Can Pak Environmental is a central Alberta-based family-operated business serving residential, commercial and industrial properties, The company was purchased from Mark

  • David Heurtel joins Fasken in Montreal

    November 20, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    MONTRÉAL –  David Heurtel will be joining the Environmental Law, Energy and Climate Change Practice Group in Fasken’s Montréal office. Heurtel served as Quebec minister of sustainable development, environment, and fight against climate change and more recently as minister of

  • Vancouver renewable fuel target to include refuse vehicles

    November 19, 2018 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – The City of Vancouver has taken a step towards achieving its goal of using 100 per cent renewable energy sources by entering into a new fuel contract with Suncor. With this new contract, all of the city’s diesel

  • Sims Metal Management reveals sustainability plans

    November 16, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    NEW YORK – Metal and electronics recycler Sims Metal Management has published its latest Sustainability Report, “One Sims Many Faces.” It details the company’s environmental, social and corporate governance achievements throughout fiscal year 2018 (FY18) and the progress toward its

  • GFL completes merger with Waste Industries

    November 15, 2018 by SWR Staff

    VAUGHAN, Ont. –  GFL Environmental Inc. has completed the previously announced merger with Waste Industries, which had an enterprise value of US$2.825 billion. As a result of the merger, GFL now has a workforce of more than 9,000 employees and

  • Feds fund sawmill that will utilize biomass

    November 14, 2018 by SWR Staff

    CHAPAIS, QC – The federal government is investing $15-million to help Granule 777 Inc. build the first fully integrated industrial wood pellet and sawmill complex in Canada. The government is also making a repayable contribution of $5 million to enable