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FEATURED: A Sea Full of Trash: Tackling the Plastic Problem

Beyond the landfills and trash heaps moldering in almost every town and city across the globe, manmade garbage has found its way into the natural landscape on a mind-boggling scale. 206 more words

2015 Solid Waste Training Schedule

The Division of Compliance Assistance’s Operator Certification Program has published its 2015 Solid Waste Operator Training Schedule. The schedule contains a list of the landfill, compost and landfarm operator certification schools offered for 2015. 13 more words

News & Events

New West Uptown Live Festival Embraces Zero Waste

Waste collection took center stage at the New Westminster Uptown Live outdoor music festival. A new sponsor meant a chance to try something new with waste reduction. 419 more words

Ecological Health

Our impressive solid waste management system

Last week our staff and board hosted an event for Green Works at the Green Lady Lounge. Sixty people came to eat, drink and listen to… 437 more words


New License Issuances – September 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of September, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued nine drinking water licenses, two wastewater licenses and two solid waste licenses. 39 more words


LandFill Gas Collection Wellfield

This is a section of an article from waste360.com.

The Landfill Gas (LFG) collection wellfield consists of two major integrated components: vertical wells and horizontal trenches for LFG collection; and main LFG header piping and branch piping connections to wells, trenches and leachate system cleanouts. 261 more words

Educational Tools

Waste Not

The perfect companion piece to your coffee mug promoting a drug that helps you pee: It’s a soup mug from your local “solid waste management” team! 53 more words

Don't Eat Or Drink That