The recycling industry is not being spared by COVID-19. Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ) presents two reports* showing the main impacts of the pandemic on deposit-refund and curbside recycling systems in Québec, Canada, the US and Europe. Five key findings emerging from the outset: Curbside recycling is an essential service Whereas only trash collection used to […]
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VANCOUVER, June 2, 2020 /CNW/ – Paper or plastic? Glass or tin? Or no packaging at all? A new research report from the National Zero Waste Council reveals the relationships between food waste, packaging and GHG emissions. It provides insight into how and when packaging can be applied to prevent food spoilage and waste to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) […]
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Curbside collection and recycling In the midst of the recyclable materials markets downward spiral, western countries seeking sustainable solutions are now finding themselves in a tight spot. This month, the companies that fund curbside recycling in Québec will find out that their contributions will increase significantly in order to address current challenges including the dramatic […]
While Quebec is “put on pause”, ÉEQ is striving to support its stakeholders who continue working to maintain the essential service that is curbside recycling. Here is an overview of the four major projects ÉEQ is working on throughout the COVID-19 crisis. 1- A strategic watch of impacts of the pandemic on deposit and curbside […]
Montreal, April 30, 2020 – Éco Entreprises Québec (ÉEQ), the non-profit organization representing thousands of companies in their responsibilities to finance the collection and sorting of recycling bin contents, held, on April 29, its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in online format, with about fifty companies taking part remotely. During the meeting, Mr. Denis Brisebois, Chairman […]