Many urban areas have built or are considering building waste-incineration facilities to generate energy. At first glance, it seems like a win-win. You get rid of "garbage" and acquire a new energy source with fuel that’s almost free. But it’s a problematic solution, and a complicated issue.
Metro Vancouver invites government, businesses and citizens to attend the 2nd Annual Zero Waste Conference 2012 – Rethinking Waste Management… the Design Difference, taking place Friday, September 14th from 9:00 to 3:30 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East). Every year Canadians create 26 million tonnes of garbage. As the economic and environmental costs of our…
Metro Vancouver invites government, businesses and citizens to attend the 2nd Annual Zero Waste Conference 2012 – Rethinking Waste Management
Kamloops, BC – Today a network of citizens groups and public interest organizations will hold the inaugural meeting of the new Zero Waste BC Network in order to coordinate efforts to fight waste incinerators that have been proposed throughout BC. Last week a proposed incineration facility was opposed by a vote of 9 – 0 by…
Ontarians recycled only 25 per cent of their trash last year
Bottled water has never gone down smoothly with many environmentalists, who view it as an extravagantly wasteful way of quenching a thirst, but the product is facing criticism from an unexpected source ? religious groups.
Toronto council is holding an emergency meeting today on a contingency plan to handle the city’s garbage and sewage sludge in the event of a border closure.
A deal to secure peace with Michigan over unwanted shipments of Ontario’s household trash means citizens