Published on November 22, 2013 1:36 pm
The non-profit ZooShare Biogas Co-operative Inc. is developing a 500 kilowatt biogas plant at the Toronto Zoo. The facility, projected to start construction in mid-2014, will turn the zoo’s poo and local grocery waste into electricity, heat and high-quality fertilizer.Read More
Published on November 11, 2013 9:58 am
Our keynote speaker at the third Stewardship Ontario Sustainability Summit was the environmental lawyer and activist Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who addressed the responsibility of industry to reduce its environmental impact.
In this video, Mr. Kennedy praises Canada for leading the way in its commitment to sustainability.Read More
Published on November 1, 2013 12:14 pm
One of my favourite parts of camping is reaching into my backpack and pulling out the components to assemble a mini-kitchen. Lightweight cutlery and plates along with a stove and fuel. The problem however after numerous delicious meals, is what to do with the empty propane cylinder. To try and solve this issue, Ontario Parks partnered with Stewar…Read More
Published on October 29, 2013 3:00 pm
At the annual Recycling Council of Ontario Gala Awards, Entropex, a leading plastics recycler, received this year's Gold award for excellence in waste reduction.
Entropex is a clean technology company and market leader in plastics recycling. It has successfully developed and commercialized the RigidReclaim™ process integrating plastics sort…Read More
Published on October 11, 2013 2:31 pm
Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA) and our family of recycling organizations are pleased to invite stewards of packaging and printed paper programs in British Columbia, Manitoba and Ontario to the first annual national meeting where you’ll learn about: CSSA’s harmonization imperative and our progress to date Extended Producer Respo…Read More
Published on September 18, 2013 4:43 pm
Beginning in 2014, a national, non-profit organization will start to offer a one-stop-shop for stewards to fulfill their stewardship obligations. The Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance Inc. (CSSA) aims to do away with costly replication province-by-province, which is costing business a lot in terms of resources, time and money. CSSA will be…Read More
Published on September 9, 2013 9:39 am
On June 6, 2013, the Ontario government introduced Bill 91, the Waste Reduction Act, 2013, in the Ontario legislature. This new Act would replace the existing Waste Diversion Act, 2002.
The public was given 90 days to review and comment on this proposed legislation.
Stewardship Ontario has carefully considered its response to Bill 91 and…Read More
Published on August 26, 2013 2:50 pm
Recently the City of North Bay held a contest for high school students to produce a short, one minute or less, creative video to highlight information about using the Blue Box. “The contest was an opportunity for the City of North Bay to celebrate our Blue box and recycling initiatives.” Said Roxanne Ferguson, Waste Resources... Read More
Published on June 3, 2013 2:30 pm
The Canadian Plastics Industry Association, the Continuous Improvement Fund and Stewardship Ontario are pleased to announce the release of their report on the flexible film plastics packaging. The joint project, initiated in the fall of 2012 examined the current and potential future options for post use flexible film collection, processing and …Read More
Published on April 5, 2013 10:46 pm
April 5, 2013 Are you visiting The Green Living Show this April? Why not take a few minutes and stop by the Orange Drop booth #707 to learn about how you can dispose of your hazardous and special waste. Orange Drop, managed by Stewardship Ontario, is the Ontario-wide program that ensures hazardous or special waste is... Read More