Solid Waste & Recycling

  • Using coconut oil to fight Alzheimer's and other diseases

    March 12, 2012 by Guy Crittenden

    This week I return to my focus on cancer prevention (along with prevention against other diseases like diabetes) – a series inspired by editing HazMat Management magazine for more than 21 years, and my awareness of toxins that enter our


    February 6, 2012 by Gordon McGuinty

    I may have said this before; I am a fairly serious golfer and, when I can find the time, I play a few amateur tournaments every summer. A year ago I commented on the PGA Event called the Waste Management

  • Critique of Toronto Port Lands plan

    September 19, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought I’d share this interesting letter with readers from planners and university planners critcizing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s plan for the Toronto Port Lands. September 15, 2011 Dear Toronto Councillors: The following letter explains our concerns about how to

  • Plans for Americana in Montreal

    March 14, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    Along with my colleagues at the magazine and some of our other environmental information products, I will be in Montreal on Wednesday, March 23 to chair a day of workshops on environmental protection and waste management issues at the Americana

  • 100 Years of Women’s Power – And Much More to Come !!!!

    March 9, 2011 by Gordon McGuinty

    Yesterday was the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Day. It was celebrated in different ways and at various levels in countries around the world. Various print media had some interesting, and important, items we should all be aware of as our

  • Sometimes investments pay off!

    September 7, 2010 by Gordon McGuinty

    Canmore, Alberta Monday, September 6, 2010 – 4:00 PM I am now back in the mountains of Alberta, after two weeks of over 30° Celsius weather in Ontario. I think Alberta has had one of the worst summers in a

  • Letter on EPR offers insights

    May 10, 2010 by Guy Crittenden

    I thought readers might enjoy this letter from consultant and contributing editor Usman Valiante. It contains some observations about EPR and competition that are worth noting. Here’s the letter: Hi Guy, I had the misfortune of attending Environment Canada’s 6th

  • ADI Systems Inc. wins innovative tech award

    February 22, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientisits of New Brunswick (APEGNB) has presented ADI Sys…

  • Inefficiency of wind turbines

    March 24, 2009 by Guy Crittenden

    Readers might be interested in this contrarian article that questions the assumption that a large-scale investment in wind energy benefits the environment or reduces CO2. I’m suspicious of the author’s claim that there are serious negative health effects from the

  • Call for abstracts on haz-waste combustion (March 24, 2008)

    March 24, 2008 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for its Hazardous Waste Combustors C…