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Saint John’s new curbside recycling program has strong first year

The New Brunswick City of Saint John has already made back some $500,000 of its $3-million capital investment in the first year of an...
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Best practices for energy-efficient evaporation processes

When liquids evaporate, and materials which they contain in solution or suspension are left behind, this becomes a useful process to concentrate solutions or to help separate materials.
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Niagara Falls landfill must start gas control system to cut emissions

A landfill in Niagara Falls, New York, has agreed to introduce a gas collection and control system to reduce the amount of compounds and...
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Federal Plastics Registry could fill gaps in provincial EPR reporting, proposal states 

Canada has launched a public consultation on the creation of a Federal Plastics Registry to track plastic from the time it is produced to...
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BC company expands AI recycling kiosks that ‘gamify’ diversion

A British Columbia-based artificial intelligence (AI) company is piloting a new consumer waste sorting station that visually scans items and recommends the appropriate bin...
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BWH Hotels joins Call2Recycle for hotel battery recycling program

BWH Hotels (BWH), widely known for its Best Western brand, has collaborated with the Call2Recycle battery recycling program to become the first major company...
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Waste company fined $280K over signaller death at Ontario landfill

Waste Management of Canada Corporation (WMCC) has been fined $280,000 following its guilty plea in relation to the death of a signaller contracted to...
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Waste Connections acquiring 30 waste treatment, disposal sites in Canada

Ontario-based Waste Connections of Canada Inc. has agreed to acquire a portfolio of 30 energy waste treatment and disposal facilities for $1.08 billion from...
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Quebec issues wastewater fines, charges recycler

Quebec issued two fines and served a series of new charges in December for violations of the province’s Environmental Quality Act (EQA) that relate...
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Feds vow to appeal court ruling that rejects listing plastics as toxic

The Canadian government says it intends to appeal a new federal court ruling that suggests plastic manufactured items are not a “substance” or “class...
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Ontario creates ability to fine non-compliant landfills

Ontario has amended O. Reg. 222/07 under the Environmental Protection Act to create the ability to fine landfills when compliance concerns arise. The environmental penalty...
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Ontario seeks comment on removing barriers to reuse for low-risk soils

*The following regulatory news article is intended to be an overview of the report, legislation or proposal, and not a replacement for the actual...

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