Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Toronto strike and garbage issues

    July 6, 2009 by Guy Crittenden

    Readers outside the City of Toronto may or may not be aware that the city is in the midst of an extended strike by city workers that has affected a range of programs during the start of the hot summer

  • Our next edition (April/May)

    April 7, 2009 by Guy Crittenden

    At a recent recycling industry meeting a colleague of mine said that he continues to enjoy Solid Waste & Recycling magazine but was worried that recent coverage about Zero Waste issues was drawing our attention away from the kind of

  • 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

  • Ambrose position on Kyoto

    June 20, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    You’ve likely encountered recent media coverage of Canada’s Federal Environment Minister Donna Ambrose and her government’s admission (to its citizens and international bodies) that it’s unrealistic for Canada to attain its Kyoto commitments, and that the country instead will develop

  • The gods are laughing

    June 7, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    There was an interesting article on today’s Financial Post op-ed page critical of the new Al Gore documentary An Inconvenient Truth. I’ll be viewing the flick tomorrow and will report back on it in this space. I think it’s useful

  • Media tipping point

    April 28, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    A phrase you hear a lot these days in relation to climate change discussions is “tipping point.” The thinking is that nature absorbs a great deal of emissions for a long time and shows little evidence of change, but when

  • Sallie Baliunas and the solar data

    March 15, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    As a follow-up to my blog entry yesterday, which announced that we will provide occasional coverage of the global warming issue on this website and in Solid Waste & Recycling magazine, I thought I’d provide readers with an update on

  • Global warming update

    March 14, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Guy Crittenden, editor of Solid Waste & Recycling magazine, is announcing an invigorated approach to the coverage o…

  • Global warming update

    March 13, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    [NOTE: THIS BLOG ENTRY WAS EDITED BY THE AUTHOR ON MARCH 15 TO REFLECT NEW INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS.] If I were able — in this digital space — I would stamp this Blog entry “IMPORTANT” in big red letters. This

  • The Conservative win and the environment

    January 24, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    As was predicted, the Conservatives won the federal election last night, but were held to a minority. Other spaces will analyze the significance of the political shift to the right and so on; I’d like to make a few quick