New Innovation Challenges

New Innovation Challenges

Environment and Climate Change Canada Phase 2 recipients and nine new Plastics and Clean Technology Challenges Innovative Solutions Canada Program Through the Innovative Solutions Canada Challenge Stream, the Government of Canada invites small and medium-sized...
Funding for Zero Plastic Waste Initiatives

Funding for Zero Plastic Waste Initiatives

The Zero Plastic Waste Initiative aims to effect change across the plastics lifecycle to increase waste collection, improve value recovery, and prevent and remove plastic pollution. It supports projects that use innovative approaches leading to measurable, positive...
Recycling red tape reduced

Recycling red tape reduced

Government is making it easier for the province’s recycling industry to set surcharges to better respond to changing market conditions. The implementation of fee changes to products in the provincial paint, oil, electronics and tire recycling programs previously...
Recyclers try to get the measure of ag plastics

Recyclers try to get the measure of ag plastics

Plastics play a major role in farm supply needs, from grain bags to bale wrap and twine. An Alberta analysis of waste plastic, completed this fall, estimates total agricultural plastic waste in the province in 2019 to be somewhere between 7,044 and 11,384 tonnes. A...