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StatsCan Releases 'Waste management industry: Business and government sectors, 2008' Report

Date December 22, 2010 Author Jason Smith Categories Industry News

  Waste management industry: Business and government sectors, 2008   Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time in The Daily, Wednesday, December 22, 2010   The waste management industry in Canada handled just over 34 million metric tonnes of waste in 2008. This amount translates into approximately 1,031 kilograms of waste per Canadian. Of this total, the quantity of waste sent to public and private waste disposal facilities was 25.9 million metric tonnes, practically unchanged since 2006.   The...

StatsCan Releases 'Waste management industry: Business and government sectors, 2008' Report

Date December 22, 2010 Author Jason Smith Categories Industry News

  Waste management industry: Business and government sectors, 2008   Released at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time in The Daily, Wednesday, December 22, 2010   The waste management industry in Canada handled just over 34 million metric tonnes of waste in 2008. This amount translates into approximately 1,031 kilograms of waste per Canadian. Of this total, the quantity of waste sent to public and private waste disposal facilities was 25.9 million metric tonnes, practically unchanged since 2006.   The...

Ontario Schools Win Green For Being Green!

Date November 24, 2010 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

The Recycling Council of Ontario and Metro Ontario Inc Announce the Winners of the 2010 Waste Free Lunch Challenge TORONTO - November 24, 2010 - From the 18th to the 22nd of October, over 50,000 Ontario students participated in the Waste Free Lunch Challenge (www.wastefreelunch.com) as part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Nearly 700 schools from 57 boards across the province participated in this year’s Challenge, and the results were a great success. Ontario students successfully...

Ontario Schools Win Green For Being Green!

Date November 24, 2010 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

The Recycling Council of Ontario and Metro Ontario Inc Announce the Winners of the 2010 Waste Free Lunch Challenge TORONTO - November 24, 2010 - From the 18th to the 22nd of October, over 50,000 Ontario students participated in the Waste Free Lunch Challenge (www.wastefreelunch.com) as part of Waste Reduction Week in Canada. Nearly 700 schools from 57 boards across the province participated in this year’s Challenge, and the results were a great success. Ontario students successfully...

Ontario Slips from Polluter-Pay to Taxpayer-Pay

Date October 13, 2010 Author Jason Smith Categories Media Releases

TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW/ - When most of the developed world has successfully implemented policies to ensure that the manufacturers of products and packaging that end up as waste are responsible for having those materials recovered, reused or recycled, Ontario has taken a step backward.Yesterday, the provincial government revoked a program that was a key first step in ensuring convenient options for Ontarians to properly manage hazardous wastes that may otherwise end up in Ontario's landfills...


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