Solid Waste & Recycling


  • How to subscribe and why

    September 4, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought I’d just make a quick entry to explain to readers how subscriptions work at our magazine. I’ve spoken to a few people recently who seemed confused by the fact that they currently receive the magazine for free, but

  • Thoughts on Canada's new climate change plan

    April 27, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    Well, it’s pretty big news, isn’t it? Canada’s Conservative federal government has announced a plan to fight climate change. In case you missed our news item about this, I’ve reproduced it at the end of this post (scroll down). The

  • A few thoughts for Earth Day

    April 20, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    I posted a news item on our magazine website this week in advance of Earth Day (April 22) in which the Oceana group calls upon people to remember the world’s oceans on Earth Day. You can read about the group’s

  • Road tolls, market forces and climate change

    February 21, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    A news item caught my attention today. Toronto Mayor David Miller has stated he would consider tolling city roads — as London England did, with great success — in order to reduce commuting, downtown congestion and smog. The London mayor

  • 2006 Year End

    December 28, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought I’d take a minute or two and update readers about a few things, more on a personal note, as the 2006 year ends and we begin 2007. Some of you may have noticed that I have not blogged

  • End of summer

    August 30, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    Well, it’s almost the end of summer and the Labor Day weekend approaches — I’ve been a bit remiss in posting here with all the long weekends visiting friends and relatives at their cottages and so on. This year I

  • High-fashion trash

    August 28, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Waste Management Recycle America (WMRA) material recycling facility (MRF) in Port Newark was the key design ele…

  • Group hugs and glass ceilings

    June 27, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    On June 22 I moderated the final panel discussion (on blue box funding) at the annual conference of the Municipal Waste Integration Network (MWIN) in my home town of Collingwood, Ontario. I think I need to go out and buy

  • BFI Canada announces cash distribution (March 21, 2006)

    March 21, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    BFI Canada Income Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX:BFC.UN) has declared a cash distribution of C$0.1415 per trust unit for th…

  • Non-refillable draught beer keg introduced

    March 16, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Carlsberg and KHS Till are introducing a non-refillable PET beer keg for householders and low-volume commercial est…