Solid Waste & Recycling


  • On-SPEC Initiative

    August 1, 1999 by Guy Crittenden

    At the annual conference of the Recycling Council of British Columbia in late May, local activist Helen Spiegelman presented a new initiative of the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC)…

  • Emissions Program Pressures Haulers

    January 1, 1999 by Robert G. Power, LL.B.

    Operators of large truck fleets are under increased pressure to reduce polluting tailpipe emissions, and the trend is accelerating. In the United States, where vehicle emissions programs have been in …

  • Brampton Incinerator

    October 1, 1998 by Dan Pearce

    The Brampton Incinerator facility, or KMS Peel, is located on a 15-acre site in Brampton, Ontario. The facility is designed to recover non-recyclable, recyclable, and non-combustible materials; to bur…

  • Burnaby Incinerator

    October 1, 1998 by Chantal Babensee, P.Eng.

    Located in an industrial area of Burnaby, British Columbia, the Burnaby municipal solid waste (MSW) incinerator is a key part of the integrated waste management system in the Greater Vancouver Regiona…

  • Cape Breton Incinerator

    October 1, 1998 by Paul Oldford, P.Eng.

    The incinerator located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM), Nova Scotia, was constructed in 1987 as a collaboration between seven municipal units: the County of Cape Breton and the towns …

  • 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…

  • Composting EDUCATION

    September 1, 1998 by Thomas J. Clark

    Essentially, composting is a controlled biological process in which a succession of microbial elements, helped by moisture and air, convert organic material into a clean, fertile byproduct similar to …

  • 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…