The boom in household waste and what our garbage tells us about the COVID economy

Some of Canada’s biggest cities are seeing a surge in household waste thanks to myriad COVID-related trends, including the re-emergence of disposable goods, a

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Montreal says city-wide composting key pillar in plan to become zero waste by 2030 – Montreal

Even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the City of Montreal wants you to know it hasn’t forgotten about its pledge to become

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Stop-work order issued by WorkSafeBC for Penticton waste site – Okanagan

A stop work order has been issued at a large waste site in the South Okanagan because of asbestos concerns. This week, WorkSafeBC issued

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City of Toronto to continue yard waste collection for 2 more weeks until May 1 – Toronto

The City of Toronto says it will continue yard waste collection from April 20 to May 1 to accommodate residents. The city said the

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Canada is asking for more time to enact a promised ban on shipping plastic waste

The government of Canada has formally notified the United Nations that Canada’s laws will not be in compliance with a treaty meant to stop

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Federal government provides millions to companies working on ways to cut plastic waste

The federal government will give $1 million each to three companies developing technologies to address plastic waste from food packaging and construction. Environment Minister

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1st Zero Waste Festival held in Calgary

Waste is a big problem at some summer festivals, which can generate bags upon bags of garbage. But on Saturday, Calgarians gathered for a different

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Calgarians create garbage fashion to highlight ‘big problem’ of clothing waste – Calgary

They salvaged under the kitchen sink and in recycling bins, and now some Calgarians are using what they found to spread the word on

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Winnipeg inches closer to a possible organic waste program – Winnipeg

Winnipeg is one step closer to launching an organic waste program. The City’s Water and Waste, Riverbank Management and the Environment Committee approved a

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New pilot project aims to detoxify oilsands waste water for safe return to Athabasca River

The province is launching a pilot project this summer in partnership with Syncrude and the federal government to look at releasing treated waste water from

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