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April 2, 2012 News

EPR Canada launches Report Card

by Hazmat Management

A relatively new organization — EPR Canada — has launched a new measure to study the extended producer responsibility (EPR) programs burgeoning in every province across Canada. EPR programs are an effort to have waste producers pay for the…

March 26, 2012 News

Two great OWMA workshops

by Hazmat Management

Common to all of us in today’s turbulent and demanding environment are the issues of finding and motivating good people and managing projects or operations in today’s media driven world.

February 27, 2012 News

EPA delays finalizing boiler and incinerator rule revisions to May 2012

by Hazmat Management

As reported by the U.S.-based Waste Business Journal (http://www.wastebusinessjournal.com/), the U.S. EPA will likely issue final revised air rules for boilers and incinerators in May 2012 rather than April 2012, as originally planned after a…

March 1, 2011 Feature


by Jim McKay

Planning and implementing a new waste-to-energy (WTE) facility is technically, environmentally, economically, and (perhaps of most importance) politically complex. These projects require a significant investment of time, research, negotiation…

August 18, 2010 News

Ontario cabinet shuffle: Gerretsen out?

by Hazmat Management

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has  apparently decided to shake things up within his cabinet — a move s…

May 31, 2010 News

Americans prefer glass packaging: survey

by Hazmat Management

Health conscious (87 per cent) and environmentally conscious (83 per cent) American consumers trust glass bott…

January 18, 2010 News

Waste Management R2 standards for e-waste

by Hazmat Management

Waste Management, Inc., the largest waste services and recycling company in North America, has announced that …

January 18, 2010 News

2010 Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo dates (January 18, 2010)

by Hazmat Management

The Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo will take place at the International Centre in Toronto, November 3-4, 2010.

January 7, 2010 News

Cancer snowrun fundraiser

by Hazmat Management

Michele Goulding of the Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) is participating in a fundraising event …

January 1, 2010 Feature

E-waste recycler wins award

by Hazmat Management

Barrie, Ontario-based GEEP Inc. was the recipient of three Waste Minimization Awards from the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) held in October at Ontario Place.

January 1, 2010 Feature

Clean Farms

by Barry Friesen, P.Eng.

In February 2010, the commitment to environmental stewardship by Canada’s plant science industry will be highlighted with the launch of CleanFARMS™ Inc. CleanFARMS™ will step out from under the CropLife Canada umbrella and re-launch…

December 7, 2009 News

Exploring disposal levies and bans in Ontario

by Hazmat Management

The Recycling Council of Ontario presents “Reviewing the Waste Diversion Act (WDA) 2002” – a…