Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act rolls out!

The Ontario Government proclaimed the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016 and the Waste Diversion Transition Act, 2016, enacted by the Waste-Free Ontario Act, 2016, on November 30. This framework will help Ontario move towards a circular economy, which will increase resource recovery and reduce waste. As this legislation came into effect, the Waste Diversion Act, […]

Ontario Passes New Waste-Free Ontario Act

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 gas emissions from Ontario’s waste have risen by 25 per cent between 1990 […]

Waste Reduction Week in Ontario

Waste Reduction Week aims to inform and engage Canadians about the environmental and social ramifications of wasteful practices. It strives to educate, engage and empower Canadians to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.  Read More 

The newly revised ISO 14001 is here

One of the world’s most popular standards for environmental management has just been revised, with key improvements that make it fit for the future. Read more

Artists Confront Plastic Pollution

“..Whether trash in the ocean or water conservation on land, the strong visuals of art can encourage a more urgent awareness about the longterm influence of our disposable consumption.” Read More

ISO Update

ISO 14001 revision moves to final stage The revision of one of the world’s most popular standards for environmental management, ISO 14001, has moved to Final Draft International Stage (FDIS). This means members have until 2 September to vote and comment before its final publication shortly after.  Read More