Good Intentions Don’t Justify Bad Environmental Laws

Joint Release from CELA, Environment Hamilton and TEA. Toronto - Today, the Provincial Government released draft regulation that, if enacted, would make it easier for cement and steel companies to burn garbage instead of coal to make their products claiming…

Technical Discussion Paper on Proposed Recycling Standards for End-of-Life Vehicles

Title: NGOs response to EBR#012-0678 – Technical Discussion Paper on Proposed Recycling Standards for End-of-Life Vehicles Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: EBR 012--0678-(ELV-Recycling-Standards)-May-2-2014 # of Pages: 7 Date authored: May 2, 2014 Publication number: 989 Author/s: Fe de…

Comments on Call2Recycle Battery Industry Stewardship Plan (ISP) proposal

Title: Comments on Call2Recycle Battery Industry Stewardship Plan (ISP) proposal Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: ENGO-Letter-WDO-call2Recycle-ISP # of Pages: 5 Date authored: April 17, 2014 Publication number: 986 Author/s: Emily Alfred, Fe de Leon, Gideon Forman, John Jackson,…

The Long and Winding Road to Zero Waste

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, Counsel on September 6, 2013 When I first joined CELA in the mid-1980s, an intense public policy debate was well underway in Ontario on what to do with the ever-increasing amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) being generated…

Joint Submission on the Waste Reduction Act & Strategy

Title: Joint Submission on the Waste Reduction Act & Strategy Resource Type: Letter Content: Waste-Reduction-Act-Joint-Submission # of Pages: 12 Date authored: September 4, 2013 Publication number: 924 Author/s: Emily Alfred, Ramani Nadarajah, Rick Lindgren, John Jackson, Gideon Forman, Derek Coronado,…

From Waste to Worth: The Role of Waste Diversion in the Green Economy

Title: From Waste to Worth: The Role of Waste Diversion in the Green Economy, A Minister’s Report on the Review of Ontario’s Waste Diversion Act, 2002  EBR #010-8164 [to Alena Grunwald] Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: 705WasteDiversion #…