The Importance of Improving our Recycling Centers

Although people recycle with the best of intentions, there are flaws in the system that do more harm than good.
Posted On 26 May 2021

Why do we demolish buildings instead of deconstructing them for re-use?

Dismantling buildings piece by piece to preserve the reusable parts within keeps materials out of landfills and creates more jobs that demolition.
Posted On 14 Oct 2018
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New Guidelines on Donating Food and Reducing Food Waste

Guidelines provide clarity and advice on how to reduce food waste and donate food in different ways.
Posted On 20 Apr 2018
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Study Shows Need for Increased Dialogue and Policy on Compostables in Canada

New report from Canada’s National Zero Waste Council addresses challenges and solutions fto deal with packaging waste
Posted On 09 Mar 2018
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UN Body Urges Mining Companies To Put Safety First

Catastrophic mining waste failures are on the rise worldwide and on all continents.
Posted On 23 Oct 2017
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Plastics leave permanent legacy

Timber rots, cement crumbles, metal corrodes: plastics are there for ever. By 2050 there could be 12 billion tonnes in the world’s landfills.
Posted On 24 Jul 2017
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Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People Worldwide – Report

Global energy system creating more jobs in renewables than in fossil-fuel technologies
Posted On 23 May 2017
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When Companies Track Their Climate Emissions

Voluntary greenhouse gas accounting has become common in the private sector, but is it helping?
Posted On 02 Apr 2016