Waste & Recycling


  • Good news and bad news in dumping of waste

    November 28, 2018 by John Mulllinder

    Canadians are dumping slightly more waste than they did back in 2002, but what we dump per person has fallen

  • News Waste

    Canadian plastics and chemistry industries set waste reduction targets

    June 4, 2018 by SWR Staff

    OTTAWA –  In advance of World Environment Day, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC) have announced ambitious targets that underscore their members’ commitment to a future without plastic waste. Representing the broad

  • News Waste

    U.S. waste industry deaths up 18% in 2017

    May 7, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Last year saw an 18% increase in waste management related deaths, with 132 recorded fatalities, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced. SWANA records and investigates fatal incidents that involve solid waste management as part of its

  • News Fees Waste

    Calgary report suggests custom waste fees, EPR push

    May 1, 2018 by SWR Staff

      Calgary’s Waste & Recycling Services team has submitted several aspirational ideas to city council about ways to meet waste reduction goals while improving elements of service for Calgarians, touching on everything from residents having waste rates that reflect actual

  • Terracycle Wins Award from United Nations

    October 15, 2017 by SWR Staff

    TerraCycle, the global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle waste has been named a winner of a United Nations Momentum for Change Lighthouse Activity award. The recognition is for the initiative announced earlier this year with TerraCycle, Procter & Gamble and SUEZ

  • “Opinion” At the Show: Winning at Trade Shows

    July 26, 2017 by Point One Media Inc.

      This article is sponsored by: Waste & Recycling Expo Canada / Municipal Equipment Expo Canada  Ready to succeed at trade shows? Having a clear plan can amp up the return you get on the time and money you put into

  • Zero Waste Canada Tours Canada to Promote Zero Waste

    May 23, 2017 by SWR Staff

    This summer Zero Waste Canada is on a road trip called Bolt Across Canada to raise awareness sustainable lifestyle choices including Zero Waste and zero emissions travel. Starting on July 1st Buddy Boyd and Barbara Hetherington, two of the directors

  • News Waste

    Nate Davis Awarded Waste360 40 under 40 Award at 2017 Waste Expo in New Orleans

    May 17, 2017 by SWR Staff

    Nate Davis, Director of Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) Parts – Parts Central is being awarded the prestigious Waste360 40 Under 40 Award at the 2017 Waste Expo, being held at the Earnest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans Louisiana,

  • News Waste

    Carmen Smothers Recognized for Distinguished Service Award at 2017 Waste Expo in New Orleans

    May 17, 2017 by SWR Staff

    The Environmental Solutions Group is proud to announce Carmen Smothers, Product Manager, Organic Waste Solutions, has been recognized by the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) for Distinguished Service at the 2017 Waste Expo, being held at the Earnest N.

  • News Waste

    Ontario Taking Next Step to Go Waste-Free

    March 6, 2017 by SWR Staff

    Ontario is working to create a zero-waste future with the launch of a strategy that will divert more waste from landfills, create jobs and help fight climate change. Today,  Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray announced Ontario’s Strategy