Solid Waste & Recycling

  • Waste essay by Wendell Berry

    June 5, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    Bill Sheehan of the Product Policy Institute ( forwarded this 1990 essay by Wendell Berry (care of David Stitzhal), and I share it with you. “There is no sense and no sanity in objecting to the desecration of the flag


    May 15, 2012 by Gordon McGuinty

    I am supposed to blog on politics, the environment and the media. For anyone who has been reading, watching or following the civil strife that has erupted in Quebec over university tuition fees, all three come into play – big

  • The cancer-prevention lifestyle: week seven

    April 2, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    As I start week seven of what I’m calling the “cancer-free lifestyle” there’s quite a bit to report, but don’t worry — it’s mostly about how simple and straightforward it is to make small changes in your diet and habits

  • The cancer-prevention lifestyle, six weeks in

    March 26, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    Six weeks ago, at the beginning of February, I launched a series of online articles in this space about protecting oneself from exposure to sources of toxins from environmental sources, foods or personal grooming and home cleaning products. The first

  • Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

    March 5, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    We interrupt our normal programming to bring you this announcement (below). I was about to write a blog entry about my latest dietary chances in my ongoing experiment in detoxification of my own body, in which I would have mentioned

  • There's Energy in Waste

    February 25, 2012 by Paul van der Werf

    I had the opportunity to sit in between the Mayor of London, Joe Fontana and Ontario’s Ministry of Energy, the Honourable Chris Bentley yesterday as I chaired the Mayor’s Sustainable Energy Council (MSEC). Mr. Bentley was there at my invitation

  • I have found the cure for cancer

    February 6, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    Did that get your attention? I hope so. In the coming weeks in this space I’m going to post some online columns here in my blog space that I’m developing in order to get readers thinking of an important topic

  • OES Carol Hochu moves on

    January 9, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought I’d share with readers this letter from Ontario Electronic Stewardship Executive Director Carol Hochu in which she says goodbye as she moves on to new opportunities in the plastics world. It is with an equal measure of sadness

  • Nanofoods: Something new to worry about

    December 12, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    I’m 51 years old and have entered the realm my insurance agent about which my insurance agent warned me years ago. He said that in my forties I’d start to know more and more people succumbing to cancer and heart

  • Social Acceptance of Projects

    November 30, 2011 by Gordon McGuinty

    This is a follow-up to my thoughts yesterday on the issue of “social acceptance” of major infrastructure, energy and other environmentally sensitive projects. I talked about the “challenges” of dealing with the broader environmental movement and their impact on political