Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Marvelous MRF

    January 1, 1999 by Daniel Lantz, B.Sc., M.Sc.

    There’s lots of interest nowadays in increased waste diversion via wet/dry systems such as the one operated by the City of Guelph, Ontario. The diversion rate (more than 50 per cent) is attractive, bu…

  • In Digestion (January 01, 1999)

    January 1, 1999 by Dale Fehr

    Traditional methods for treating biodegradable wastes cannot effectively process such wastes when they contain high contaminant levels. However, a Canadian company has devised a system that successful…

  • Mixed Solid and Liquid Waste Composting

    October 1, 1998 by Claude Marmen

    The Conporec composting facility in Tracy, Quebec (located 60km North-East of Montreal) has developed an innovative odor-free composting process for municipal solid and liquid waste. The automated pro…

  • 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…

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • EXHIBITORS (AS OF JULY 31, 1998)

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    1998 RCO CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW OCTOBER 6-8, 1998A -1 Products241 Clarence StBrampton Ontario L6W 4P2tel: 905-451-4800 fax: 905-451-9977Cathy Tedesco, Sales RepresentativeBOOTH #415Recycling contai…