Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Nova Scotia Supreme Court Backs Deposits (September 01, 1998)

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    In 1995, the Province of Nova Scotia introduced a new Environment Act, which provides for the use of economic instruments. The constitutionality of Section 16 of the Solid Waste-Resource Management Re…

  • 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…

  • The Composting Council of Canada

    September 1, 1998 by Susan Antler

    Driven by the need to address the conservation of natural resources, the management of landfill space, the restoration of soil quality, and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, a new industry–c…

  • Canadian Solid Waste Expo Update

    September 1, 1998 by Guy Crittenden

    Readers of this magazine will be interested to learn that the new trade show being produced for the Canadian market in December is showing early signs of success. It’s quite extraordinary that, more t…

  • 1-800-387-5046

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    TOGETHER KEEPING OURENVIRONMENT CLEANDump and Live Floor TransportEngineering Services by Independent Engineering ConsultantsLab and Technical ServicesLand Fill and IncinerationEnvironmental…

  • Plastimet principals sentenced

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    A legal chapter has been concluded in the saga which began in July 1997 when a catastrophic four-day fire took place at the Plastimet warehouse in Hamilton, Ontario. Plastimet’s owner, Jack Lieberman,…

  • He who pays the piper…

    September 1, 1998 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    (This letter addresses the author of and concepts presented in the “Source Reduction” article in the April/May issue.) In 1980, when the B.C. Ministry of Environment was calling the tune, Michael J. H…

  • 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…

  • Not a Penny for Paint

    September 1, 1998 by Guy Crittenden

    Something that comes to mind when you tour TCR Environmental Corp.’s waste processing plant in Aylmer Ontario (between Toronto and London) is the old engineering adage “not a penny for paint,” meaning…

  • FREE VIDEO AVAILABLE: Common Cents

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

    Composting doesn’t just help the environment, it also saves money. Bruce and Heather Barbour, owners of the IGA franchise in MIC MAC Mall in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), Nova Scotia found …