Stand.Earth Takes Issue with With National Tissue Brands: “They Use Zero Recycled Content”

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2019 — A new report takes the largest tissue sector companies to task for destroying North American forests and exacerbating the climate crisis. “The Issue with Tissue” reveals Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, and Georgia-Pacific use zero recycled content in their toilet paper, relying on ancient trees clear-cut

New Canadian technology targeting global markets turns waste into energy and fertilizer

PONOKA, AB, May 29, 2018 /CNW/ – An innovative Canadian technology targeting global markets has successfully completed commercial scale processing of livestock carcass by-products into fertilizers at the Lethbridge Biogas biorefining plant. This new thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process transforms animal by-products and food waste, including inedible meat and bones, into safe

IKEA Canada and Tree Canada grow annual community tree planting event

OTTAWA, May 23, 2018  – For the 22nd consecutive year, IKEA Canada co-workers will join Tree Canada to plant over 2,000 trees and shrubs in 17 communities across Canada as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability and support for local communities. This year, IKEA co-workers will gather from coast to coast on Thursday, May 24 to

Product producers need to collaborate to effectively tackle plastics, says R&D expert

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 21, 2018 Rethinking the way some consumer products are presented could significantly reduce plastic waste, according to a new white paper published by Sagentia, a subsidiary of Science Group. The science and technology specialist also emphasizes the need for a cohesive, cross-industry approach that openly acknowledges both the

Alberta teams up with Ottawa to make homes more energy efficient

EDMONTON, May 4, 2018 – Canada and Alberta are working together to take climate action and find clean solutions to help Canadians save money, reduce energy waste, create jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Amarjeet Sohi—on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna—joined Alberta’s Minister of Seniors

Government of Canada will track and report unprotected critical habitat for species at risk on non-federal lands

OTTAWA, May 8, 2018 — Today, an important step was taken to protect species at risk in Canada. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society agreed that, moving forward, the Government of Canada will track and report unprotected critical habitat for species at risk on non-federal