Waste & Recycling


  • News Cleantech

    Feds fund nine new cleantech projects

    September 22, 2020 by SWR Staff

    OTTAWA – The federal government has announced $24.8 million in funding for nine clean-tech small businesses across Canada. The nine projects are receiving funding and support from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), which finds, funds and fosters technologies that advance a

  • Cleantech startups chosen for innovation accelerator

    August 25, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SINGAPORE – The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance) and Plug and Play has chosen 11 finalists for a 90-day accelerator program that supports startups on their innovations in ending plastic waste. At the alliance’s Singapore hub, the virtual one-day

  • Fourteen cleantech startups receive federal funding

    January 24, 2020 by SWR Staff

    RICHMOND, B.C.  – Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is investing $46.3 million in 14 start-up companies across Canada to support innovations that are tackling climate change,  and helping build sustainability. The Minister made the announcement at Richmond, B.C.-based RecycleSmart Solutions, which is

  • Environment minister outlines Canada’s climate change priorities

    December 13, 2019 by Jonathan Wilkinson

    Commits to come forward with legislation that commits Canada to a net-zero goal

  • Feds announce new cleantech funding

    August 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    MISSISSAUGA –Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced $56 million in funding for 18 cleantech companies across the country. Two of the recipients are involved in circular economy businesses. Pyrovac Inc., based in Quebec City is receiving $3 million. Pyrovac is

  • News Cleantech

    Feds to fund cleantech small business

    January 30, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    OTTAWA – The Government of Canada is investing $50 million in venture capital for Canadian clean technology companies through the new Clean Technology Stream of the Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI). Applicants are invited to submit an application by March

  • Dumpster monitoring technology chosen to reduce organics contamination

    November 13, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. – The Alameda County Waste Management Authority (StopWaste.org) has been awarded a $263,000 grant by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to work with Livermore Sanitation, Inc. (LSI) and use Compology’s automated, camera-based dumpster monitoring technology

  • News Cleantech

    CleanTech Export Week seeks to build entrepreneurial strength

    November 6, 2018 by SWR Staff

    OTTAWA – Export Development Canada’s (EDC) second annual Cleantech Export Week launches today, bringing together experts from across Canada’s clean technology sector to continue a national conversation about the opportunities open to Canadian cleantech companies willing to tap into demand outside the

  • Water refill stations eliminating need for plastic bottles

    October 5, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    DENVER – With its new-tech Water Refill Stations now deployed at major corporations, hotels, schools and fitness centres in 42 states across the United States, FloWater has eliminated the need for 50 million (and counting) single-use plastic water bottles from

  • EDC bringing capital to cleantech

    July 5, 2018 by SWR Staff

    OTTAWA – Export Development Canada (EDC) is forging new partnerships to bring more capital to a broader range of Canadian cleantech companies at a critical point in their operations. The Cleantech Co-Investment Program (CCIP) will see EDC and eligible partners