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November 9-10, 2016: Canadian Waste to Resource Conference

August 25, 2016 -

Where: International Centre, Toronto Organization: Ontario Waste Management Association Website:

Categories: Events

November 9-10, 2016: Waste & Recycling Expo/Municipal Equipment Expo

August 19, 2016 -

Where: International Centre, Halls 2-3 - Toronto, Ont. Organization: Messe Frankfurt Website:

Categories: Events

Surrey Organics Biofuel Processing Facility Moves Ahead

December 17, 2014 -

Iris Solutions has been selected as the preferred proponent by the City of Surrey to finalize an agreement to design, build, partially finance, maintain, and operate the Surrey Biofuels Processing Facility project. Once the biofuel processing facility is operational, Surrey will be home to the first...

Categories: Western Canada

Cement Industry Looks to Energy-from-Waste

September 7, 2011 -

The Network for Business Sustainability, a non-profit organisation, has released the results of its research into using alternative fuels to power cement manufacturing. A systematic review of all available research materials reportedly demonstrates the benefits of using used tires, waste wood and plastics...

Categories: National, News

The Fourth R

June 27, 2011 -

Across Canada, at least a dozen municipalities and regional councils are considering energy-from-waste (EFW) incineration for their residual wastes. Metro Vancouver is now formally on the path to building one or more EFW incinerators by 2015. Ottawa and Edmonton have deals with Plasco Energy Group and...

Categories: Features, Roundtables

Edmonton to Turn 100,000 Tonnes of Trash into Fuel

August 31, 2010 -

Construction has started Edmonton’s waste-to-biofuels facility—the first industrial-scale facility of its kind in the world. Enerkem Alberta Biofuels will own and operate the $80-million facility, which will produce 36 million litres of biofuels, including methanol and cellulosic ethanol, from...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Waste to Energy in B.C.

April 27, 2010 -

The City of Surrey, British Columbia, will be the site of the Metro Vancouver Region’s first organics biofuel processing facility. The Region will essentially use its waste to power waste collection. The new facility will process food and yard waste from residential and commercial sources, producing...

Categories: News, Western Canada

Canada is Failing to Capitalize on Global Green Market

March 25, 2010 -

Interesting timing, Conference Board of Canada (CBC). Choosing to release a report that finds Canadian business have failed to seize new—or even maintain existing—opportunities to sell eco-technologies during one of Canada’s biggest eco-conference, GLOBE, will likely get the CBC some good coverage. According...

Categories: National, News

Reduce, Reuse and Maybe Recycle

December 8, 2009 -

This morning, the Ontario Centre for Engineering and Public Policy (OCEPP) and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) put on a joint breakfast forum, discussing Ontario's Waste Diversion Act with guest speakers TTC chair Adam Giambrone, former director of Waste Diversion Ontario, Gillian...

Categories: ReNew Canada Blog

Concrete Reasons to Recycle

July 22, 2009 -

A new report by the WBCSD Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) argues that recycling concrete reduces natural resource exploitation and waste going to landfill. Recycling concrete is not a new concept, but this report is calling for “zero landfill” of concrete. According to the CSI, concrete...

Categories: National, News

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