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CondoBusiness

Invitation to join Zero Waste High Rise project

Toronto Environmental Alliance is currently accepting applications for condos to join its Zero Waste High Rise Project in the spring and summer of 2020.
Quebec budget boosts funding for solid waste reduction

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Quebec boosts budget for solid waste reduction

Five newly announced initiatives are promised $92.7 million, aimed at improving recycling, reducing the volume of waste sent to landfill and curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
Reduction target set for waste sent to Saskatchewan land fill sites

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Status quo rejected for Saskatchewan land fill

Saskatchewan currently ranks second among Canadian provinces for per capita disposal, equating to 842 kilograms of waste per resident every year, but the provincial government is aiming for a 30 per cent reduction from 2014 levels by 2030.
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REMI Network

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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REMI Network

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.
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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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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.