Netherlands Waste Management Themed Trade Mission – Day 3

Today saw us leave our hotel in The Hague for a cross country trek to a number of waste management facilities. We visited a hazardous waste processing facility, anaerobic digestion facility and composting/AD technology provider. This blog presents some highlights from various site visits and then provides some background information on each place visited. 1. ATM ATM, part of the

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A recycling verification guideline for Ontario

On September 8, 2014, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) launched a 45-day public consultation period for the TECHNICAL GUIDE: Recycling process, audit and verification Guideline for Ontario. The guideline was initiated by the Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) last year as a result of growing concerns from those within the waste management sector and from

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What Metro Vancouver’s missing in its rush to incinerate

Readers will find this op-ed piece from the Vancouver Sun interesting. Written by John Winter — President of the BC Chamber of Commerce — the article describes Metro Vancouver’s proposed Bylaw 280, a piece of flow-control legislation that would direct waste collected within Metro to designated facilities, with residual waste ultimately sent to a planned

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