Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Lowering auto emissions now, without hybrids

    July 27, 2009 by Guy Crittenden

    This insightful news item about a way of saving money and lowering auto emissions now, and not decades in the future when hybrids will be more common, was sent to me by Emily Boak of The Rosen Group at 212-255-8455

  • Road tolls, market forces and climate change

    February 21, 2007 by Guy Crittenden

    A news item caught my attention today. Toronto Mayor David Miller has stated he would consider tolling city roads — as London England did, with great success — in order to reduce commuting, downtown congestion and smog. The London mayor

  • Who Killed the Electric Car

    July 14, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    The only thing I don’t like about the fact that I’m taking the kids camping this sunny weekend is the fact that I’ll have to wait until next week to view the new documentary film Who Killed the Electric Car

  • Autocar announces short-term rental progam

    June 28, 2006 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Autocar, LLC, has outlined details of it’s

  • Hybrid Greenwash

    April 11, 2006 by Guy Crittenden

    I’m back from a busy week in B.C. at SWANA’s combined Canadian and Northwest Chapter Symposium. (You can read about that in the forthcoming April/May edition of the magazine.) Today I noticed an article from BusinessWeek Online about hybrid cars.

  • Newalta expands into Ontario

    December 14, 2005 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Newalta Income Fund (TSX:NAL.UN) has signed a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire PSC Industrial Services Canada In…

  • Faulty hydraulics suspected in truck tragedy

    July 22, 2005 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Investigators trying to pinpoint the cause of a fatal garbage truck accident on Tuesday are focusing on the truck’s…

  • Overpass crushes garbage truck, kills driver

    July 20, 2005 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    A garbage truck with its box lifted struck a pedestrian overpass in Coquitlam B.C. on July 19, causing the bridge t…

  • Heil organization and staff changes

    July 18, 2005 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Heil Environmental — a leading manufacturer of refuse collection vehicles, dump bodies, replacement parts and truc…

  • Waste Expo "Member of the Year"

    May 4, 2005 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    One year ago, Larry Stone and Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc. introduced the "Slow Down to Get Around&quot…