Canada invests $4.5M to develop biofuel and products
CRB Innovations is developing a commercial pilot project to convert forestry residuals and other biomass.
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.
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.
Indonesia returning 57 containers of developed world’s waste
What was supposed to be paper was contaminated with diapers and plastics.
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.
Micron to commercialize Organivore system for food waste
Provides on-site processing for supermarkets and food processors, producers and distributors.
Mixed plastics: Managing them in the post-China era
Overcome the challenges presented by restricted export markets.
Terrapure acquires Hamilton environmental and waste services firm
Broadens its suite of resource recovery and environmental solutions.
Cleantech company buys land in Hawksbury for thermal tire recycling plant
Ecolomondo’s thermal decomposition technology will harvest carbon black, steel oil and gas.
Canada mishandling nuclear waste plans, environmentalists, Indigenous leaders warn
Both are calling on the Atomic Energy Agency to investigate waste management practices.
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
GM’s Oshawa facilities are 100% landfill free
All waste from daily operations is recycled, reused or converted to energy.
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.
Aurora Cannabis investing in Micron’s waste techhnologies
Partnership to optimize environmentally-friendly Organic Waste Digester for Cannabis Waste
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.
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.
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.
Seagulls rescued from tofu vat to get oil spill baths
Birds were trapped in a scrap bin behind a Vancouver factory.
Ford’s green efforts eliminate waste to landfills in NA
Top priorities include reducing water use and trimming energy consumption.
Petition opposes nuke waste burial site in Kincardine
More than 92,000 signatures sent to Canada’s top environment official.
Ford drives out waste
Ford of Canada’s Oakville Assembly plant is a busy…
Enerkem launches waste-to-biofuels facility
First commercial advanced biorefinery uses municipal solid waste to produce biofuels and chemicals.
Oregon asks waste-to-energy firm to stop using BC fetal tissue
Facility processes about 500 tonnes per day of municipal waste, including biomedical.
Government waste cost taxpayers as much as $197B since 1988
Fraser Institute study identifies systemic problem: 614 instances of mismanagement .
Benev Capital to sell St-Ambroise soil-treatment plant for $10M
Successor to Bennett Environmental makes conditional deal with plant’s manager.
Saskatoon powers up its landfill
Energy project near completion, will power 1,300 homes.
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.
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.
Think Lean: Do you look, see and observe?
Let’s face it, business has changed. The current economic…
EarthRenew unleashes cow power
Capturing gas from biological waste to create energy has…