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Post-Pemby fest: We can do better at Squamish, say top Canadian musicians

No one wants a repeat of the Pemberton Music Festival in July. “I think the bottled water thing is ridiculous," says Dan Mangan.

Food waste to be separated from garbage in 2015

New rules effective January 1 to encourage organics recycling.

BC Hydro's stern letter shakes up business case for Metro Van's proposed incinerator

BC Hydro's letter prompts some Metro Vancouver directors to push for a review of the business case for the $517-million incinerator.

Turning garbage into electricity, metal and toxic ash at the Burnaby incinerator

Paper, clothing, records, plastics and metal. These aren't supposed to end up tossed in the waste stream, but some have escaped the inspector’s scrutiny and face a fiery end.

Trashed: documentary shines light on global waste crisis

Killer whales so contaminated that they were classified as toxic waste. A once-beautiful Lebanese beach that’s now a towering mound of garbage, bleeding contaminants into the Mediterranean Sea. The...

Burning garbage is unsustainable and unimaginative

Last week, B.C. took a big step away from sustainability when Environment Minster Terry Lake rubber-stamped a plan to build a gigantic “mass burn” waste incinerator.

Flashback on the road to zero waste

Some good ideas have been around for a long time. "Recycle or die" is one of them.

Sustainable solutions for take out waste

Consider this: 99% of everything that we buy ends up in a landfill six months later, according to the Story of Stuff Project.

The Clean Bin Project movie airs today

Jen and Grant want you to know that their movie "The Clean Bin Project" is that rare bird: a feel-good eco-documentary. People leave smiling, well entertained, and with insight into the incident of th

Sign says landfills not the solution

On the road to Cache Creek from Vancouver, signs of disgust with Metro Vancouver's landfill dot the highway on the approach to Lytton.   The landfill is the subject of a lawsuit between First...