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Ontario releases final Excess Soil Management...

December 21, 2016

The Ontario government released its Excess Soil Management Policy Framework on Dec. 16 to guide provincial efforts to establish “clear enforceable rules” that i...

Environment Minister commends OWMA for contri...

December 21, 2016

Ontario’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray commended the OWMA last week for contributing to the development of the provincial government’s Po...

Ontario releases regulations to create landfi...

December 21, 2016

Tax implications still uncertain for landfill property owners The Ontario government released two regulations last week to overhaul the way landfill properties ...

Protect your organization over the holidays w...

December 21, 2016

The Christmas holidays are a time to enjoy with family and friends. But they can also pose risks for fleet managers and business owners who provide company vehi...

Waste-Free Ontario Act now in effect, Authori...

November 30, 2016

Today, the Ontario government proclaimed the Waste Diversion Transition Act (WDTA) and the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA) to advance its eff...

OWMA outlines strategy to modernize waste man...

November 29, 2016

The OWMA has provided the government with a comprehensive list of recommendations on how to streamline the Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECAs) process in ...

OWMA urges feds to focus on safety ahead of M...

November 29, 2016

Pot stocks are soaring as the market waits for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to deliver on his campaign commitment to legalize the recreational use of Marijuana...

Waste-Free Ontario Act provides opportunity t...

November 25, 2016

The passage of the Waste-Free Ontario Act in June 2016 marked a turning point for our province. It ushered in a new opportunity for Ontario to lead North Americ...

How to make the right hire in the waste manag...

November 22, 2016

Ontario’s waste management industry employs more than 14,000 people and provides salaries that are typically 22% above the provincial average. Still, fewer youn...

CCME releases discussion paper on constructio...

November 16, 2016

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) released a new discussion paper on different policy options to tackle construction, renovation and d...

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