Solid Waste & Recycling


  • News Awards

    TOMRA CEO wins leadership award

    February 1, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Stefan Ranstrand, TOMRA’s president and CEO, has been named best CEO in the sustainable resource management industry in the European CEO Awards. Ranstrand is currently enjoying his tenth year as TOMRA president and CEO, following his appointment in August 2009.

  • Charah Solutions taps Scott Sewell

    January 31, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    LOUISVILLE, Ky – Scott Sewell has been appointed president and CEO of Charah Solutions, Inc. and to the company’s Board of Directors. Sewell’s appointment follows the decision by the board that the time is right for Charles Price to step

  • News Cleantech

    Feds to fund cleantech small business

    January 30, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    OTTAWA – The Government of Canada is investing $50 million in venture capital for Canadian clean technology companies through the new Clean Technology Stream of the Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI). Applicants are invited to submit an application by March

  • News Awards

    Waste Management makes ‘Most Admired’ list

    January 29, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HOUSTON – Waste Management has joined Fortune magazine’s list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’. Rated by top executives, directors and industry analysts, this marks the Company’s debut on the list. “This recognition speaks to the incredible contributions of our more

  • Circular economy awards annnounced

    January 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The World Economic Forum and The Forum of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture, awarded the winners of this year’s The Circulars awards at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The awards

  • Micron wins U.S. patent

    January 25, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver and Delta, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has been awarded a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent for its commercial biological waste treatment formulation. US Patent 10,144,044 secures the intellectual property on the Company’s proprietary

  • News Plastics

    Nestle reveals plans for plastic reduction

    January 24, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VEVEY, Switzerland –  Nestlé has announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018 commitment to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a particular focus on avoiding plastic-waste. “Our broader vision

  • New technologies being employed in wastewater monitoring

    January 23, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., – The rise of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has had strong implications for the zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems market. To keep pace with the rate of digitization in end-user industries, ZLD vendors have implemented the

  • More than half of food produced in Canada is wasted

    January 21, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Toronto – Nearly 60 per cent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted annually. Of that, 32 per cent – equalling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost food – is

  • News Plastics

    Alliance to reduce plastic waste formed

    January 18, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LONDON – An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain has launched a new organization to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. The cross-value chain Alliance to End