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News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
September 9, 2020  

Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products

CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.

News Manufacturing General
August 14, 2019  

Canada open to more limits on plastic waste exports: McKenna

Pushing her department to look at ways to do more to stop plastics from ending up on foreign shores.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 17, 2019  

Cambodia says 11 containers of Canadian trash among illegal shipments

Canada’s domestic recycling capacity is limited, with only about a dozen companies doing such work.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

Indonesia returning 57 containers of developed world’s waste

What was supposed to be paper was contaminated with diapers and plastics.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2019  

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US

Countries will have to monitor and track the movements of plastic waste outside their borders.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 11, 2019  

Micron to commercialize Organivore system for food waste

Provides on-site processing for supermarkets and food processors, producers and distributors.

Feature Manufacturing Sustainability
September 5, 2018  

Mixed plastics: Managing them in the post-China era

Overcome the challenges presented by restricted export markets.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 3, 2018  

Terrapure acquires Hamilton environmental and waste services firm

Broadens its suite of resource recovery and environmental solutions.

News General Sustainability
April 24, 2018  

Cleantech company buys land in Hawksbury for thermal tire recycling plant

Ecolomondo’s thermal decomposition technology will harvest carbon black, steel oil and gas.

News Energy Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Canada mishandling nuclear waste plans, environmentalists, Indigenous leaders warn

Both are calling on the Atomic Energy Agency to investigate waste management practices.

Feature Manufacturing General Production
March 5, 2018  

War on waste: Observations from the shop floor to top floor

Identifying waste is easy, the challenge lies in engaging everyone to apply the tools

News General
February 28, 2018  

GM’s Oshawa facilities are 100% landfill free

All waste from daily operations is recycled, reused or converted to energy.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Sustainability
February 14, 2018  

Assessment of Nova Scotia mill’s effluent plan according to rules:deputy

Northern Pulp has until 2020 to replace its current effluent treatment plant in Boat Harbour near Pictou.

News Manufacturing General Technology
December 19, 2017  

Aurora Cannabis investing in Micron’s waste techhnologies

Partnership to optimize environmentally-friendly Organic Waste Digester for Cannabis Waste

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
July 19, 2017  

World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan almost 3.2 km deep

Of the 9.1 billion tons made, nearly 7 billion tons are no longer used.

News Electronics Manufacturing General
July 18, 2017  

Samsung to recover rare metals, components from Galaxy Note 7s

Will retrieve 157 tons of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other metals from millions of recalled phones.

News Energy Manufacturing General
May 31, 2017  

Lake Huron site best suited for nuclear waste bunker: OPG

Report maintains the stable bedrock at the Bruce plant would be the perfect storage site.

News Manufacturing General
March 14, 2016  

Seagulls rescued from tofu vat to get oil spill baths

Birds were trapped in a scrap bin behind a Vancouver factory.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 11, 2016  

Ford’s green efforts eliminate waste to landfills in NA

Top priorities include reducing water use and trimming energy consumption.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 21, 2016  

Petition opposes nuke waste burial site in Kincardine

More than 92,000 signatures sent to Canada’s top environment official.

Feature Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 1, 2014  

Ford drives out waste

Ford of Canada’s Oakville Assembly plant is a busy

News Chemicals Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 5, 2014  

Enerkem launches waste-to-biofuels facility

First commercial advanced biorefinery uses municipal solid waste to produce biofuels and chemicals.

News Energy General
April 24, 2014  

Oregon asks waste-to-energy firm to stop using BC fetal tissue

Facility processes about 500 tonnes per day of municipal waste, including biomedical.

News Business Operations Operations
October 31, 2013  

Government waste cost taxpayers as much as $197B since 1988

Fraser Institute study identifies systemic problem: 614 instances of mismanagement .

News Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Technology
March 8, 2013  

Benev Capital to sell St-Ambroise soil-treatment plant for $10M

Successor to Bennett Environmental makes conditional deal with plant’s manager.

News Operations Sustainability
July 18, 2012  

Saskatoon powers up its landfill

Energy project near completion, will power 1,300 homes.

News Energy Operations Sustainability
May 7, 2012  

W2 Energy powers $4M deal with WH2 Luxembourg

W2 Energy Inc. and its joint venture partner WH2 of Luxembourg have signed a $4-million agreement for the manufacture, sale and distribution of W2 Energy’s products in the EU.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 3, 2012  

Newalta donates $1.125M to Western for clean tech R&D

A $1.125-million donation by Newalta will support R&D efforts at Western university to discover clean technologies that use waste generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.

News Production
October 14, 2009  

Think Lean: Do you look, see and observe?

Let’s face it, business has changed. The current economic

News Sustainability
May 21, 2009  

EarthRenew unleashes cow power

Capturing gas from biological waste to create energy has