Circular Economy

We facilitate solutions that support a zero-landfill future based on the 4Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle and recover.

The Great Lakes Plastic Cleanup at WCEF 2021

Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the launch of its latest initiative to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in Canadian municipalities. The goals of the Municipal ZEV Engagement Platform are to engage municipal governments and their collaborators, socialize the range of solutions which are presented in internal and external resources, and establish an ongoing dialogue surrounding ZEVs.

Reducing Coal Use in Energy-Intensive Industries Just Became A Bit Easier in Ontario

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The Government of Ontario has revised its regulations relating to reducing coal use in energy-intensive industries. The changes allow those industries, such as cement, lime, iron and steel, to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by switching from coal and coke to alternative low-carbon fuels, including biomass and non-recyclable residual waste. Facilities seeking to take …

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Waste Nut, Want Nut!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why send nutshells to landfill when they can be a valuable resource? Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, is in the process of turning its waste hazelnut shells into packaging for its chocolates. Japanese technology firm NEC is breaking down cashew shells to make heat- and water-resistant bioplastics for use with electronics. Parts of sub-Saharan Africa …

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