Waste & Recycling

Collection: Vehicles and Transportation Equipment

  • Waste Box Indicators

    December 1, 2012 by Mike Birett

    Ontario’s Continuous Improvement Fund has funded over 450 projects ranging from million dollar MRF retrofits through to province-wide optimization studies. While many of these projects have long-term benefits, sometimes the brightest…

  • Compressed Natural Gas

    August 1, 2012 by Barbara McConnell

    Ten years ago, heavy equipment fleets boasted no more than a few token natural gas vehicles. But technology improvements leading to better engine performance and an abundant and predicable supply of natural gas have brought the environmental…

  • New Waste Collection Technology

    February 1, 2012 by Wes Muir

    In January Waste Management (WM) announced a pilot program to introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America to improve the flexibility of its collection operations. The vehicles will first roll out in…

  • Single-Stream Recycling

    October 1, 2011 by Janet DeMarcke

    Plenty has been written about the pros and cons of single-stream and two-stream residential recycling, including comparisons of product quality, cost-effectiveness, overall diversion and more. For many the debate continues.

  • Depot

    October 1, 2011 by John Nicholson

    The other day I went to my local waste and recycling depot. I made sure to go early on Sunday to beat the crowds. The trip was relatively painless. The depot was well organized and things flowed logically.

  • 2011 Truck Driving Championship

    August 1, 2011 by Michele Goulding

    The 2011 OWMA Truck Driving Championship had 57 drivers registered to participate in one of the association’s best anticipated events ever. This year’s event was held at Waste Management Corp. of Canada’s superb facility in Toronto. It was a…

  • Cage Match: NSWMA vs. SWANA

    April 1, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    A fight based on strongly-worded news releases erupted in March between the US-based National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), organizations that represent, respectively, the…

  • FleetMind announces significant R&D investments

    May 3, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    FleetMind Solutions, Inc., recently announced that is has invested over $3 million in research and development…

  • 2010 Ontario Waste Minimization Awards

    April 26, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Registration is now open for the 2010 Ontario Waste Minimization Awards, which will be celebrated at the annua…

  • Germany to host waste management conference

    March 15, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Professionals from the European waste management industry will have the chance to discuss important industrial…