Waste & Recycling


  • Fast recycling comes to Big White

    November 27, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BIG WHITE, B.C. – Recycling just got more convenient at Big White. Residents, skiers and snowboarders at the popular ski resort in B.C.’s southern interior can drop off their refundable beverage containers at the region’s first Return-It Express & GO recycling

  • News Water

    Grants available for installation of stormwater drain guards

    November 26, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MASON, Michigan – Marinas and local governments across Canada and the U.S. can stop litter from entering coastal and inland waterways and reduce marine debris thanks to a new grant program sponsored by Dart Container Corporation and UltraTech International, Inc.

  • Connecticut gains first biogas dairy digester

    November 25, 2020 by SWR Staff

    THOMPSON, Connecticut – Earlier this summer, ground was broken at Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, Connecticut, to begin the construction of the state’s first biogas dairy digester system. It will recycle food waste and manure into renewable energy and soil

  • Ovivo buys Alar companies

    November 24, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MONTREAL – Ovivo Inc., a global provider of water and wastewater treatment equipment, technology and systems, is buying the businesses of Alar Engineering Corporation, Alar Chemical Sales Inc. and Alar Leasing Inc. Based in Mokena, Illinois, Alar is a manufacturer

  • Fortum develops lithium recycling for EV batteries

    November 23, 2020 by SWR Staff

    ESPOO, Finland – Fortum has developed a new method to recycle lithium from rechargeable batteries.  Lithium is one of the most valuable components in lithium-ion batteries. However, there has been difficulty in recovering lithium and making it available quickly enough

  • News Batteries

    Li-Cycle lands funding for hub

    November 20, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO – Li-Cycle Corp. has closed a Series C equity funding round to fund the development of its Rochester, New York, commercial hub and to drive expansion into international markets. Moore Strategic Ventures LLC led the financing round, terms of

  • Carbios produces bottles from enzymatically recycled plastic

    November 19, 2020 by Emily Atkins

    CLERMONT-FERRAND, France – Carbios has announced it has successfully produced the first bottles containing 100 percent recycled Purified Terephthalic Acid (rPTA) from textile waste that contains a high PET content. This result confirms the capacity of its technology to recycle

  • New material from bottle caps and labels

    November 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    CENTURY CITY, California – CarbonLITE Holdings LLC, the world’s largest recycler of plastic beverage bottles, has developed a pelletized material using the caps and labels from the plastic bottles it recycles. It is targeting the injection molding industry with its

  • News Recycling

    Clean Earth posts big bump in aerosol can recycling

    November 16, 2020 by SWR Staff

    HATBORO, Pennsylvania – Specialty waste processor Clean Earth says its Clean Earth Aerosol Recycling System expects to process 13 million aerosol cans by the end of 2020. That’s an 85 percent increase from the company’s aerosol can recycling in 2015.

  • Montreal borough begins PPE collection

    November 13, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SAINT-LAURENT, Quebec – Residents and employees of Montreal’s Saint-Laurent borough will be able to drop off personal protective equipment, including single-use masks and gloves, in new Terracyle boxes that have been set up in municipal buildings. According to the United