Solid Waste & Recycling


  • UBC researchers develop biodegradable medical mask

    May 22, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    VANCOUVER – The shortage of medical grade masks worldwide has hobbled health care professionals responding to the novel coronavirus – highlighting the need for improving supply lines and manufacturing more masks locally. Researchers in the BioProducts Institute at the University of British

  • Micron Waste buying PPE manufacturer

    May 20, 2020 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has agreed to purchase all the shares of Covid Technologies Inc. Covid is a privately held British Columbia corporation based in Vancouver, British Columbia dedicated to the manufacture of personal protective equipment (PPE) in