8 Documents You Need for Hazardous Waste Compliance

8 Documents You Need for Hazardous Waste Compliance

Regardless of industry, keeping on top of hazardous waste management is a big responsibility for many businesses. It is necessary to ensure that hazardous waste is being handled properly and that no mistakes are being made in its treatment and disposal. Additionally, it’s also very important to keep all the related paperwork up-to-date and ready… Continue Reading

What Municipalities Need to Know about Waste Diversion

What Municipalities Need to Know about Waste Diversion

With an ever-increasing number of landfills nearing or already at capacity, particularly those that serve densely populated urban areas, more and more municipalities are looking for creative and effective ways to divert waste from their landfills. To help municipalities with this goal, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently produced a helpful guide to municipal… Continue Reading

A Garbage Glossary – Waste Management Terms You Need to Know

A Garbage Glossary – Waste Management Terms You Need to Know

There is a lot of specialized vocabulary in the world of waste management and recycling. Here are some of the most important terms and definitions that consumers should know. Automation—A waste collection method in which trash containers are picked up and emptied by a robotic arm or lift on the collection vehicle (rather than trash… Continue Reading

Choosing a Commercial Waste Services Provider – What You Need to Know

Choosing a Commercial Waste Services Provider – What You Need to Know

Choosing a waste management provider for your company might not seem like a big deal, but in fact, it’s a decision that can significantly impact a number of different aspects of your business. It’s therefore important that you take your time and do your homework when selecting a provider, so you can be sure your… Continue Reading

9 Hazardous Waste Mistakes Businesses Need to Avoid

9 Hazardous Waste Mistakes Businesses Need to Avoid

If you’re a business owner, you might feel like you already have enough on your plate without worrying about the proper disposal of hazardous waste, particularly if your company doesn’t belong to one of the industries that typically ranks high up on the list of significant hazardous waste producers. But regardless of what industry you’re… Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about Pay-As-You-Throw Programs

What You Need to Know about Pay-As-You-Throw Programs

What’s one of the most effective ways to encourage people to change their behavior as it pertains to household waste? Make them pay to throw out their trash. That’s the principle behind “pay-as-you-throw” (PAYT) programs. Also referred to as unit-based or variable-rate pricing programs, the PAYT approach is becoming more common as municipalities around the… Continue Reading