The Sir Robert Bond Papers: More delays in taking out the trash #nlpoli

On Monday,  municipal affairs minister Keith Hutchings announced that the provincial government was setting back the clock on the provincial waste management strategy. Well, they sort of announced it.  You see, the news release posted by the government uncommunication elves buried the news under a lot of self-congratulation. And what they didn’t bury they just ...

reeves report: Waste Mismanagement Leads to Plastic-Filled Oceans

Up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic waste enter the world’s oceans every year, partly due to litter and inadequate waste management. Plastic particles sit in sieves ready for sorting. Photo by Malin Jacob. ROUGHLY 9.1 MILLION tonnes of plastic waste will head from land to sea this year alone in 192 coastal countries worldwide. The latest ...

Toronto Lawyer | Omar Ha-Redeye, J.D. » Politics: Predicting Politics in 2014

Omar Ha-Redeye shared a panel on Newstalk 1010 with John Wright of Ipsos Reid and Cal Bricker of Waste Management to discuss the future of federal, provincial and municipal politics. The show will be aired several times over the holidays.    

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Fairity of Regurgitation #nlpoli

Municipal affairs minister Kevin “Fairity” O’Brien stood in the House of Assembly on Wednesday “to highlight the continued progress in implementing the Provincial Waste Management Strategy in our province.” Wonderful stuff it could have been. The only problem is Fairity really didn’t provide an update. He told us what the original goals were. He also ...

Carbon49 - a blog on sustainability for Canadian businesses: Three CEOs in One Room: Walmart, Coca-Cola, Unilever

Some of the biggest CEOs in Canada come together for the Walmart Green Student Challenge. I took this rare opportunity to ask them: Where is sustainability going for Canadian industries? Walmart, Coca-Cola, and Unilever already share best practices for their common goals in sustainability. Now they want to see more suppliers come on board. The ...