Solid Waste & Recycling


  • What Goes Around Comes Around

    June 1, 1999 by Doug Hickman, M.Sc.

    To date, most Canadian provinces have developed successful used-tire management programs. Increasingly, the tires handled through these programs are not merely prepared for incineration, but are actua…

  • "R and R" in Quebec

    June 1, 1999 by Clarissa Morawski

    Of the six provinces this column has reviewed to date, Quebec’s approach to beverage container recovery is the most unique. Unlike other Canadian deposit-refund jurisdictions, Quebec’s system for soft…

  • Letters (June 01, 1999)

    June 1, 1999 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    A penny for your CottsI am struck once again by the misleading way in which beverage container deposit systems are costed. In this case, the system in Nova Scotia, as presented in the February/March i…