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As Canada’s ONLY trade show serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada are pleased to announce their move to Niagara Falls for the 20th edition, October 25 – 26, 2017, hosted at Scotiabank Convention Centre.

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May, 2017
The role of smart cities in meeting future energy demand


Availability of essential resources will be a challenge owing to rapid growth of cities. So, smart and sustainable infrastructure design at city level is necessary to ensure effective distribution and management of various services. 

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May, 2017
Green building market experiences major growth in Asia


Green building initiatives and the market for energy efficiency are constantly expanding. The Asia-Pacific region leads the market in revenue earned from this sector. 

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May, 2017
Shred-Tech Accelerates Growth with Opening of New Office in Raleigh


Shred-Tech®, a leading manufacturer of high-performance shredding and recycling systems, recently announced plans to expand to a new factory location in Raleigh, NC to meet its increasing customer demands.

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May, 2017
Interview: The Venus Project plans to bring humanity to the next stage of social evolution


The project lays out a sustainable world civilization where technology and science are applied to redesigning our social system with the prime concern being to maximize quality of life rather than profit.


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May, 2017
Pembina Institute: B.C. party leaders urged to work together to secure clean growth future


Today, the Pembina Institute released Vision for Clean Growth in B.C., a blueprint for the next provincial government to ensure tomorrow’s B.C. has a prosperous economy, thriving communities, and healthy families.

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May, 2017
Canada Green Building Council brings Building Lasting Change conference back to Vancouver May 31 to June 1, 2017


The Canada Green Building Council and its national conference and showcase partner REALPAC are pleased to bring the CaGBC National Conference and Showcase, Building Lasting Change, back to Vancouver from May 31 to June 1, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. 

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May, 2017
SWANA and ASTSWMO to collaborate on recycling, food waste, and education


SWANA and ASTSWMO will initially focus on recycling, food waste, and education, and intend to develop strategies that provide reciprocal awareness of each association within the other association’s membership.

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May, 2017
Gas vs. electricity? Comparing home heating costs in B.C.


Heating your home with electricity instead of natural gas reduces carbon and other air pollution. While gas is cleaner burning than heating oil, it is far more polluting (around 17 times more) than our electricity, which comes mostly from hydro.

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May, 2017
Eco Expo Asia 2017 attracts strong participation of international pavilions to exhibit with new theme


This year, the expo is illustrated by the new theme “Innovative Solutions for Greener Cities”, which is comprised of the highlighted categories of Green Buildings and Energy Efficiency, Green Transportation, Waste Management and Recycling as well as Water Treatment and Quality Management. 

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May, 2017
Study: Hedges are better than trees at soaking up air pollution among tall buildings


Lead author Prof Prashant Kumar said councils should try to plant low hedges between pedestrians and the street if pavements are wide enough.

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May, 2017
Canada’s most innovative green building projects join CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Pilot Program


The Canada Green Building Council® (CaGBC) is pleased to announce that 16 of Canada’s most innovative projects have been chosen to participate in a two-year pilot of CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard. The Standard, which assesses the carbon performance of commercial, institutional, and multi-family buildings in Canada, will be formally released on May 29 in Vancouver.

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May, 2017
Are homes and buildings the key to unlocking clean growth in Canada?


Growing awareness of the need to reduce carbon emissions and use energy wisely and efficiently in our homes and buildings represents a golden opportunity.

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May, 2017
New Report: Green Jobs in Quebec: Definition and Assessment of Potential Chemical and Biological Risks to Workers’ Health


The goal of a new study published by the IRSST was to produce a profile of green jobs in Quebec and assess the potential risks to workers’ health as a result of their exposure to chemicals and biological agents. 

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May, 2017
1st Certified Passive House PLUS slated to start construction in Vancouver


The City of Vancouver is getting it's first building achieving the stringent Passive House PLUS standard combining highest energy efficiency and electric energy production in a progressive designed single family residence.

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May, 2017
A look at the Oslo Airport expansion which boasts world’s greenest terminal


As the world’s greenest airport terminal—it’s the first to receive the BREEAM Excellencesustainability rating—the expansion is chock full of sustainable features, including passive-house-level insulation, predominantly natural lighting, recycled building materials, and natural thermal energy sources.

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