Recycling

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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Partnership urges Canadians to rethink plastics

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

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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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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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REMI Network

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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REMI Network

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.
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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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REMI Network

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.
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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.
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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.
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REMI Network

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.
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REMI Network

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.
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REMI Network

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.
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REMI Network

Making bins more convenient boosts recycling rates

Researchers at The University of British Columbia released a study showing that making bins convenient drastically boosts recycling and composting rates.
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REMI Network

Busch Systems launches free recycling, waste collection analytics software program

After two years in production, Busch Systems is launching the Resource Center, an innovative and free waste and recycling analytics software program.
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REMI Network

Ontario steps up efforts to divert more waste from landfill

Ontario is working to create a zero-waste future with the launch of a strategy that will divert more waste from landfills, create jobs and help
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REMI Network

Green Standards partners with GM for landfill-free solution to office transformation

General Motors (GM) has partnered with Green Standards in an effort to divert $1-million worth of used office equipment from landfills.