Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Automated Drop-off Centres Cheaper than Curbside Collection

    September 1, 1998 by Doug Vanderlinden

    The popularity and success of drop-off recycling centres continues to grow throughout Canada. Historically, drop-off systems have been poorly planned, reactionary measures that marginalized community …

  • Nova Scotia: NEW COMPOSTING FACILITY GUIDELINES ISSUED

    September 1, 1998 by Barry Friesen, P. Eng.

    The Nova Scotia Department of the Environment (NSDOE) has recently issued the new Composting Facility Guidelines. The guidelines follow the NSDOE six-month moratorium on large-scale open-windrow compo…

  • Waste Stock Watch (September 01, 1998)

    September 1, 1998 by James Sbrolla

    The all-time drop in the value of Canada’s one-dollar coin (the “loonie”) has forced analysts to speculate about the direction in which interest rates are headed. There is significant pressure on the …

  • INDUSTRY INDEX

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The popularity and success of drop-off recycling centres continues to grow throughout Canada. Historically, drop-off systems have been poorly planned, reactionary measures that marginalized community …

  • Composting EDUCATION

    September 1, 1998 by Thomas J. Clark

    Essentially, composting is a controlled biological process in which a succession of microbial elements, helped by moisture and air, convert organic material into a clean, fertile byproduct similar to …

  • Red Tape and the Transboundary Business

    September 1, 1998 by Robert G. Power, LL.B.

    The transboundary movement of municipal and industrial, commercial, and institutional (IC&I) waste is about to become further entangled by more red tape and fees. Bill C-32 will soon replace the exist…