Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Canadian government tries to muzzle oil sands critics

    February 10, 2014 by Guy Crittenden

    I find the media reports extremely disturbing about the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) auditing environmental groups that have been high-profile critics of the Alberta oil sands project. You’d think that politicizing the agency that collects tax and conducts audits is

  • Thoughts on Ontario EPR (and an article about Maine)

    June 24, 2013 by Guy Crittenden

    On June 6, 2013 Ontario Minister of the Environment Jim Bradley released the long-awaited draft Waste Reduction Act, 2013 (WDA) for a 90-day public review and comment period. The proposed Act would replace the existing Waste Diversion Act, 2002 and, if

  • Big in Austin

    January 20, 2012 by Paul van der Werf

    As discussed in my last blog post one of the highlights of the US Composting Council conference was the excellent session on Anaerobic Digestion and Integration with Composting. It is clear that there are excellent opportunities to integrate off farm

  • Green Dot packaging recycling program (June 07, 2002)

    June 7, 2002 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    A new web site — www.greendot.ca — was recently launched to feature background information on the Green Dot, lice…

  • Green Dot packaging recycling program (May 07, 2002)

    May 7, 2002 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    By recycling about 2.3 million tonnes of lightweight packaging (aluminum, plastics, composites and tinplate), the G…

  • Green Dot

    November 23, 2001 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    On November 2, 2001, CSR: Corporations Supporting Recycling and PRO EUROPE, the umbrella organization of "Gree…