Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Newfoundland's Beverage Container Program

    January 1, 2000 by Clarissa Morawski

    In early 1997, the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Labour launched the “Beverage Recycling Program” under the Waste Management Control Act. The province-wide program covers all…

  • General Commentary (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 by Colin Cieszynski

    The fall proved to be a very positive period for stock markets. After continuing to consolidate in October, markets rallied strongly in November to achieve new all-time highs. Markets reacted favourab…

  • "Under Pressure"

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    “Wrong” is the only word that can be used to sum up our response to the article published on aerosol recycling entitled “Under Pressure” in the October/ November edition. The Recycle Systems Company I…

  • National Composting Conference

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Edmonton will be where it’s at in 2000! Some of The Composting Council of Canada members from Alberta put on a big display at our recent conference to promote next year’s event.Composting took centre …

  • Waste Reduction Week (January 01, 2000)

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    In celebration of 15 years of waste reduction efforts, Ontario communities, schools and businesses participated in various events during the first week of November. Ontario Environment Minister Tony C…

  • Demo Project at Guelph's Wet-Dry Plant

    January 1, 2000 by Bruce Holbein, Ph.D.

    Construction is under way of a $20-million mixed-waste processing demonstration facility in Guelph, Ontario. The facility, located at the Guelph Wet-Dry Recycling Centre, will be owned and operated by…

  • B.C. plastics meeting

    January 1, 2000 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    On October 27, the Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) brought together a broad range of organizations to identify strategies for post-consumer plastics management and the Recycled Content Re…

  • Feature Recycling

    Hot-Wiring Strathroy

    January 1, 2000 by Guy Crittenden

    On September 15, Green Lane Environmental Group filed a Statement of Claim with the Ontario Superior Court against the Town of Strathroy and competitor TCR Environmental Corp. The lawsuit comes as little surprise to observers of the waste…

  • Due Diligence Defence Redefined

    January 1, 2000 by Adam Chamberlain, LL.B.

    The Supreme Court of Canada decision in CanadianOxy Chemicals Limited v. Canada has, to a degree, turned the idea that a defendant can control its own defence on its head. The waste management industr…

  • P.E.I.'s Beverage Container Program

    October 1, 1999 by Clarissa Morawski

    This eighth article in a series on Canadian beverage-container recovery programs explores Prince Edward Island’s unique refillable container policy and recovery system. As with most North American jur…