Waste & Recycling


  • Blog Safety

    Tackling safety in the collection fleet

    March 26, 2020 by Corey Heniser, vehicle safety expert at Brigade Electronics

    Google ‘garbage truck accidents’ and the results will make for grim reading

  • News Safety

    Permira company buys equity stake in Lytx

    January 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SAN DIEGO and MENLO PARK, Calif., – A company backed by the Permira funds and co-investors have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Lytx. The transaction values Lytx, a provider of machine vision and artificial

  • Halifax to install sideguards on collection trucks

    December 6, 2018 by SWR Staff

    HALIFAX – The Halifax city council has approved the cost of buying sideguards for its garbage trucks. The Halifax Chronicle Herald reported that councillors unanimously approved the sideguards that protect pedestrians from sliding underneath waste collection trucks. They disagreed, however,

  • Scrapping environmental watchdog is like shooting the messenger

    December 5, 2018 by Mark Winfield & Faisal Moola & Sheila R. Colla

    Ontario’s government last week were a series of provisions significantly curtailing the power of the province’s environmental watchdog

  • News Safety

    Dash-cam footage exonerates garbage truck driver

    July 9, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    Grimsby, Ont. – When one of Advantage Waste’s front loader garbage trucks was involved in a traffic collision with a reckless car driver; a lack of witnesses meant local police had little choice but to write off the incident as