SWANA/SWRC Reforum 2014 Conference Kicks Off

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Saskatchewan Waste Recycling Council (SWRC) Reforum 2014 kicked off in Regina this morning. It has brought together 250 plus delegates and 35+ exhibitors. The delegates are largely from Saskatchewan and Alberta with a smattering of MB, BC and NWT folks and a few Ontarions. (Looking

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Bound to Be Earth Bound

  Bound to Be Earthbound MMSB  Puts on Excellent Organic Waste Conference I was recently  invited to come speak at their inaugural Earth Bound conference (http://www.earthbound2013.com) (26 and 27 September) and give an overview of how the composting process works. The conference agenda was filled with many high quality speakers from Newfoundland and “away” that

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Dutch Waste Management Trade Mission- Day 5

DMT developed/operates a biogas upgrading plant at a ROVA anaerobic digestion facility (Kompogas) in Zwolle. They are able to generate 85m3/gas per tonne waste. ROVA is a public sector company that is responsible for the collection of wastes in the area. They are working with the municipal cooperative HVC (see Day 2 blog) on this

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Dutch Waste Management Trade Mission-Day 2

Follow the Trade Mission on Twitter at @2cg_ Waste Management Themed Trade Mission to Netherlands Day Two We spent another solid day on the road looking at Dutch waste management facilities. Electronic waste has a fairly broad definition in the Netherlands. The company Coolrec (owned by the large waste management firm Van Gansewikel) in Dordrecht

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Overview of Dutch Waste Management Policy

Follow the Trade Mission on Twitter at @2cg_ Waste Management Themed Trade Mission to Netherlands Day Three Waste Management in the Netherlands Mr. Loek Bergman Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment Directorate for Sustainability The Netherlands is a densely populated country of 17 million with 500 inhabitants per square kilometer. Annually they produce about 60

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Dutch Trade Mission on Waste- Day 1

Follow the Trade Mission on Twitter at @2cg_  #dutchrecycling Waste Management Themed Trade Mission to Netherlands Day One The Dutch landscape is filled with green fields and polders: cows and canals. As we worked our way out of traffic we found ourselves in Amsterdam and surroundings on the first day of our trade mission. A

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