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YESS launches new era of product recovery and recycling

How 3 women are changing the face of recycling in Canada YES Environmental Services & Solutions (YESS) is changing the face of recycling in Canada. YESS is run by three experts in the waste management and product stewardship industry, who just happen to be women thriving in a predominately male-dominated business environment. YESS President Sarah Webb, Operations Director Carmelina Macario and Customer Service Representative Megan Chivers have over 35 years [...]

15 Nov 2018|Categories: Announcements|Tags: |

Building on a Renewed Plastic Waste Focus

This article was originally published in the October 2018 edition of Recycling Product News, Volume 26, Number 7. In what feels like a blink of an eye, the omnipresence of plastic waste has captured media attention and public awareness like never before. The unprecedented global alignment on prioritizing the management of plastic waste is akin to how the world embraced the seriousness of climate change. The bombardment of images [...]

26 Oct 2018|Categories: News, Policy|Tags: , , , , |

West Ferris students ‘Give a Shirt’

From the North Bay Nugget: Students at West Ferris Secondary School have been busy this week breathing new life into old items that would otherwise be thrown away. The students have been collecting old clothes and other unwanted textiles for re-wear and reuse, while raising awareness about issues such as consumption and waste. It’s all part of the I Give a Shirt Challenge, an initiative of the Recycling Council of [...]

20 Oct 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

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