Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Netherlands Waste Management Themed Trade Mission- Day 2

    September 23, 2014 by Paul van der Werf

    Follow the Trade Mission on Twitter at @2cg_ Day Two We spent another solid day on the road looking at Dutch waste management facilities. Today we say a fridge recycling facility (and heard about e waste recycling), saw an waste

  • Where to focus our attention

    October 22, 2013 by Guy Crittenden

    Brian Tippetts, a director with the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) contacted me recently via Linkedin (hey, maybe Linkedin is useful after all!) and shared a blog entry from John Trotti, editor of US-based MSW Management magazine, which

  • Bananas about bananas

    May 14, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    This week I’ll be at the annual conference of the Waste Management Association (WMA) in Hockley Valley, near Orangeville, Ontario, where I look forward to catching up with colleagues and old friends. If you’re going, please say hello. And now,

  • Eight anti-cancer superfoods (and more)

    April 9, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    Last week’s online article about Week Seven in the cancer-prevention lifestyle series ended with a reference to the documentary film All in This Tea, and I was going to let readers know more note only about the benefits of tea

  • E Magazine article on EPR

    April 4, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    E Magazine (www.emagazine.com) recently published a very good overview article on extended producer responsibility (EPR) in the United States, and efforts to thwart it, followed by an interview with the Product Policy Institute’s Bill Sheehan. I reproduce the article and

  • Goodbye film house! Nostalgic recollections of bygone production days…

    May 16, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    I tend not to write in this space about internal matters regarding how our magzine is produced, on the assumption that readers prefer that I focus on industry issues. However, I’m going to break that rule here because of a

  • Leachate Treatment

    April 1, 2000 by Craig Jowett, Ph.D., P. Eng.,

    A system effective enough for onsite effluent disposalThe Clearview Landfill in Stayner, Ontario has efficiently treated landfill leachate onsite since 1996 using the Waterloo Biofilter. The system i…

  • Environmental Assessment and Business Certainty — A Contradiction?

    February 1, 2000 by Adam Chamberlain, LL.B.

    Until the mid-1990s, increasing amounts of resources had been committed to the environmental assessment (EA) process. From a business point of view, however, resources required in the form of legal fe…

  • Hydraulic Containment

    January 1, 1999 by Scott Wolfe

    On June 19, 1998, Notre Development Corporation, based in North Bay, Ontario, received approval from the Environmental Assessment Board of Ontario to develop the Adams Mine near Kirkland Lake as a non…