Bolstered by a new study, Canada’s plastic industry seems to approach the issue of landfilled plastic with a ‘life gives you lemons, make lemonade’ philosophy — that is, recovering energy … Read More
By Toby Gorman – Nanaimo News Bulletin (view source article)
A radical new plan that will change how blue box recycling materials are collected, processed and marketed is now before … Read More
Compostable organics can be diverted, converted into energy and turned into fertilizer
By Brock MacDonald, Vancouver Sun
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A truckload of solid waste approaches a waste-to-energy facility in south Burnaby.
Photograph by: Ian Lindsay , Vancouver Sun files
Read more: Metro Van expands hunt for companies that turn … Read More
Crews deliver new waste bins to Surrey households for garbage removal on Friday. A new garbage pick-up program begins on Oct. 1.
By Kevin Diakiw – Surrey North Delta Leader
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Article source from Maple Ridge News – http://www.mapleridgenews.com/news/169837436.html
Commercial waste trucks that dump garbage at Metro transfer stations, such as this one in Surrey, pay $107 per tonne. But it … Read More
WCS Recycling participated in the 2012 Coho Festival located at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver.
As an advertised Zero Waste Event, all materials used at the event were to be … Read More
Surrey is now banning Food and organic waste starting October 1st 2012 ahead of the 2015 ban.
Surrey will begin distributing new organic waste containers for an new pickup program … Read More
Finding your closest recycling depot is now at the tips of your fingers with the new BC Recyclepedia smart phone App.
Developed by The Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC), … Read More
Although local politicians say that BC cities do not have the authority to ban plastic shopping bag, most British Columbian’s think it is a good idea based on a recent … Read More