campus sustainability

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Canadian universities rank high for sustainability

Canadian universities are celebrating their recent standings in the 2019 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, which measure campus sustainability.
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Assitive tools released ahead of foam container ban

The City of Vancouver has launched toolkits to help businesses find recyclable and compostable alternatives to foam containers
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario to improve Blue Box Program

The Ontario government is taking steps to improve recycling and address the serious problem of plastic pollution and litter across the province.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

B.C. organization calls on public to recycle safe

Recycle BC is warning residents in British Columbia to pay attention to the hazardous materials that are being placed in the province’s residential packaging and paper

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Partnership urges Canadians to rethink plastics

10,000 Changes has been made possible through funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada.


A New Day for Compactor Tech

Adam Kent, a service director with Metro Compactor, offers insight on the impact of technology for waste and recycling equipment.

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RCO takes action on plastic waste

The Plastic Action Centre is designed for Canadians to become more informed on plastic waste.

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Bow Valley College wins AASHE sustainability award

Bow Valley College has been awarded a campus sustainability achievement award by The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). It's the only Canadian post-secondary institution to win the international award.

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On&On Recycling Program hits milestone

Armstrong Flooring announced it has recycled more than 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring material and kept 50,000 tons out of landfills through it’s On&On Recycling Program.
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Construction Business

Vancouver Green Demolition Bylaw expanded

The City of Vancouver has approved an expansion of the existing green demolition requirements from pre-1940 homes to include pre-1950 homes.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Q&A: What China’s plastic ban means for waste management industry

Colin Bell from RecycleSmart Solutions explains what the Chinese ban on imported plastic means for the waste management industry and possible solutions.
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U of Winnipeg students conduct campus waste audit

Student volunteers from the University of Winnipeg helped sort and weigh all the garbage, recycling and compost for the triannual waste audit.
waste management

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How IoT is making waste management smarter

The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Humber College

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Humber College: Beacon of Knowledge

Spencer Wood of Humber College leads the facilities management department in a quest to reduce the school’s carbon footprint.
organics program

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Saskatoon ponders city-wide organics program

The City of Saskatoon is considering a city-wide organics program to divert food and yard waste from landfill.
waste diversion

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Multi-res superintendent finds success with waste diversion program

Education and easy access are two key factors that helped an Ottawa-based condo find success with its waste diversion program.
mercury-containing lamps

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Proposed bill on mercury-containing lamps debated at Senate committee

Members of the Senate of Canada recently debated Bill C-238, which calls for a national strategy for safely disposing mercury-containing lamps.