813: 8 April 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada RAIN! See Water Canada Magazine article about how user fees and credit system helps Kitchener pay for its municipal stormwater system. Rain barrels, rain gardens, prmeable pavers (as well as cisterns and infiltration galleries) qualify for stormwater credits … RAIN! featured in insert … REEP Green Solutions is coordinating aregion-wide rain barrel [...]
Metro Vancouver invites government, businesses and citizens to attend the 2nd Annual Zero Waste Conference 2012 – Rethinking Waste Management
Representing Friends of the Earth before the Supreme Court of Canada, Ecojustice argued that insolvent corporations cannot shift the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination to the taxpayer.
Recognized for achieving one of the best environmental records among Ontario businesses and institutions, Burlington Mall has received the prestigious Platinum Award from the Recycling Council of Ontario (RCO) through its Ontario Waste Minimization Awards program.
Air and Waste Management Association’s Pacific Northwest International Section (PNWIS) 2011 Annual Conference
On behalf of the B.C./Yukon Chapter, we would like to welcome all sponsors, exhibitors and participants to the 51st Annual Conference of the Pacific Northwest International Section (PNWIS) of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA). This year’s conference is being held at the beautiful Harrison Hot Springs Resort, nestled in the Coast Mountains of B.C.’s Fraser Valley. Nov. 8th – 11th, 2011
Environmental groups are claiming an important victory for the right of municipalities and provinces to ban dangerous pesticides. Dow AgroSciences has backed away from its longstanding dispute with Quebec’s cosmetic pesticides ban under NAFTA. In a settlement reached between Dow and the Canadian government, Dow waived its legal actions and claims and accepted no compensation, implicitly [...]
You have probably heard about the garbage patches that our in our oceans but may not know the exactly what it looks like. I however do. I have sailed through 2 of them. I remember being amazed at the sudden onslaught of garbage and wondered if a local fishing boat was dumping into the ocean. I [...]
Zero Waste Simcoe’s newest member is a “green company” and is a major contributor to our cause. Atlas BLOCK is a Victoria Harbour business, family held for 60 years and now operates also in Brockville, and their new “state of the art” plant in Hillsdale.