• Hard to believe that the worlds oceans may contain more plastic than fish by the year 2050!

    Canadian artist creates mermaid from 10,000 plastic bottles to raise pollution awareness A Canadian artist used 10,000 plastic bottles to create mesmerizing mermaid displays to get people thinking about how much plastic they waste. Benjamin Von Wong, 28, borrowed bottles from a waste management centre and — with the help of volunteers — used them to shoot […]

  • Region of Peel Launches Apartment Organics Collection Pilot

    Peel Region Councillor Karen Ras joined Regional staff today to launch an apartment organics collection program at 1055 Southdown Road in Mississauga. The building is the first of 20 across the Region to benefit from organics collection as part of a new pilot program. “Regional Council and residents alike are excited about this pilot,” said […]

  • Commercial Compactor

    Great New Compactor Guide

    Is a compactor right for you? With shipping costs consuming much of a small depot program’s recycling budget, operators need to consider alternative ways to manage these costs. For programs that ship numerous loads or haul recyclables over long distances, compactors can reduce hauling costs by as much as 60-80%. CIF’s new Depot Compactor Guide new Depot Compactor Guide is the […]

  • Waste Reduction Week

    In celebration of Waste Reduction Week, Ontario is calling on local champions who reduce, reuse and repurpose waste to apply for the 2016 Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence. This year’s award focuses on outstanding efforts to recover and reuse waste resources. Examples could include the recovery of nutrients, repurposing end of life products for innovative uses, or […]

  • Ontario Passes New Waste-Free Ontario Act

    Province Brings in Legislation to Increase Recycling, Create Jobs, Fight Climate Change Today, Ontario passed legislation that will divert more waste from landfills, create jobs and help fight climate change. Currently, Ontario is producing too much waste, and not recycling enough. Over eight million tonnes of waste is sent to landfill each year. Absolute greenhouse […]