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Texas-based Waste Connections to buy Progressive Waste

TORONTO – Progressive Waste Solutions has agreed to a friendly deal that will see the Canadian company merged into a new business that’s controlled by shareholders and management of Texas-based Waste Connections. 306 more words


Metro Vancouver Close Up - Building a Better Bin in New Westminster to Tackle a Recycling Challenge

Sorting recyclables becomes faster -and easier- when the information is consistent where ever you go – work, school, home and public spaces. New Westminster is working with Metro Vancouver to test out recycling bins that might become a common sight. 453 more words

Public Perception of Solid Waste a Debilitating Factor towards Sustainable Development in Nigeria

Management of solid waste is a serious problem which has reached alarming levels requiring drastic measures to reduce it. The increasing difficulty in managing waste in Nigeria is becoming one of the most hard to control environmental issues. 1,199 more words


Metro Vancouver Close Up Episode 1 - January 2016

In this episode of Metro Vancouver Close Up – linking local actions with regional goals through district energy, public recycling amenities, and carbon emission reduction plans. 197 more words

Happy Waste Free Yamuna!

In new year 2016, State Government of Uttarakhand must act against burgeoning amount of solid and liquid waste being put in Yamuna River in its home land. 1,140 more words


Love Food Hate Waste – Enhance the Tradition by Celebrating the Holidays without Food Waste

This year why not start a new tradition? Celebrate the season by ensuring none of the delicious food you take time to prepare goes uneaten. Here are some easy tips to make the most of your holiday feast, without eating turkey sandwiches every day for a month! 685 more words

Metro Vancouver Close Up - Students for Sustainability

It’s been a year since Metro Vancouver’s food scraps landfill ban was introduced. For the next steps in waste reduction, creative strategies are increasingly part of the conversation. 859 more words

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