Conservation & Recycling Various news stories dealing with conservation and recycling efforts are included in this section. Releases on local and global green initiatives are included here in English and other languages, as written.

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Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Recycle My Cell celebrates 10th anniversary, nears 7 million recovered devices

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Recycle My Cell, a free cell phone recycling program run by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) ...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:00 ET Global PADI Women's Dive Day Events Give Back to Our Blue Planet

On July 20, 2019, PADI® Dive Centers and Resorts will host thousands of divers for PADI Women's Dive Day, a global celebration of shared adventure,...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - 2019 AJAC EcoRun: Alberta

EDMONTON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The 8th annual EcoRun, hosted by The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) will be having its opening...


Jun 25, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - MP Gerretsen to meet with Plastics Challenge grant recipient in Kingston/

KINGSTON, ON, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans...


Jun 25, 2019, 08:00 ET Leading Environmental NGOs Stand Together to Call for 100% Observer Coverage on Industrial Tuna Fishing Vessels

13 Leading environmental Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) focused on global tuna conservation announced today that they are standing together to ...


Jun 24, 2019, 14:49 ET Media Advisory - MP Gerretsen to meet with Plastics Challenge grant recipient in Kingston

KINGSTON, ON, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans...


Jun 18, 2019, 06:00 ET LyondellBasell and Neste announce commercial-scale production of bio-based plastic from renewable materials

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki), the...


Jun 15, 2019, 14:21 ET Rouge National Urban Park, nearly 95% complete, becomes North America's largest urban park

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority transfers 18.5 km2 of land to Parks Canada for Rouge National Urban Park TORONTO, June 15, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jun 13, 2019, 08:00 ET Introducing Deposit on Non-Alcoholic Beverages in Ontario Will Increase Recycling and Save Millions, Study Finds

TORONTO, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - A new report, released today, has found that a deposit return system (DRS) for non-alcoholic beverage containers,...


Jun 10, 2019, 16:15 ET Ecolomondo Contracts Construction of its new TDP Turnkey Facility

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ MONTREAL, June 10, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Ecolomondo...


Jun 10, 2019, 14:01 ET Canada's chemistry and plastics industries share federal government's concerns about mismanagement of plastic waste

OTTAWA, June 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Representing the broad plastics value chain in Canada, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and the...


Jun 10, 2019, 12:03 ET Frost & Sullivan Welcomes Nominations for Itron Excellence in Resourcefulness Awards

In an effort to recognize utilities' commitment to significantly reducing wasted energy and water, Frost & Sullivan invites electric, gas and water...


Jun 05, 2019, 06:11 ET SINOPEC announces goal of 10 million ton low-sulfur marine fuel oil production capability by 2020

On June 5, the 48th World Environment Day, SINOPEC hosted a press release conference in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, to officially announce the...


Jun 04, 2019, 11:19 ET TimberWest Releases 2018 Sustainability Report with 20 Key Achievements Across Four Focus Areas

NANAIMO, BC, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - TimberWest Forest Corporation today released its 2018 Sustainability Progress Report detailing major achievements...


Jun 04, 2019, 10:38 ET Canada to host the 2020 World Circular Economy Forum

OTTAWA, June 4, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians know that we need to find new ways to reduce our waste and use our resources more efficiently. When we don't...


Jun 04, 2019, 08:00 ET Corona Canada Joins Global Initiative to Protect Paradise This Summer

In partnership with Parley for the Oceans, Corona pledges to clean 850,000 square meters of Canadian shoreline through specially marked cases...


Jun 03, 2019, 17:00 ET Ecolomondo provides results of its annual general meeting held on May 29, 2019

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ MONTREAL, June 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Ecolomondo...


Jun 03, 2019, 15:15 ET British Columbia man penalized $18,000 after attempting to smuggle protected turtles into Canada

SURREY, BC, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Environmental crime is a serious and growing international problem. The poaching and illegal trade of wild plants...


Jun 03, 2019, 08:40 ET The Lion Electric Company and Boivin Évolution Join Forces - The world's first all-electric waste collection truck

MONTREAL, June 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - At the IMPULSION MTL event and in the presence of a large crowd of industry insiders, The Lion Electric Co....


May 30, 2019, 09:00 ET Canada Invests in Construction of Modern Tall Wood Building in Toronto

TORONTO, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Investing in the long-term use of wood in Canada's construction industry will increase the demand for Canadian wood...


May 24, 2019, 12:51 ET New funding will support research to develop recycling solutions for fiberglass

BOISBRIAND, QC, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is dedicated to protecting Canada's land and waterways from plastic waste and marine...


May 23, 2019, 12:40 ET Halifax Residents in Harrietsfield to Benefit From Cleaner Environment From Investments in Green Infrastructure

HARRIETSFIELD, NS, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia recognize that strategic investments in green infrastructure play a ...


May 23, 2019, 09:58 ET New Stamps Call Attention to Plight of Endangered Turtles

Blanding's and spotted turtles come out of their shells for latest issue OTTAWA, May 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada Post today released stamps featuring two ...


May 21, 2019, 12:00 ET Canada Invests in Indigenous Participation in the Forest Sector

EDMONTON, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Indigenous communities have the innovation and drive to unlock new jobs in the forestry sector while protecting the...


May 21, 2019, 10:00 ET Renowned for its innovative ecological disinfectant products, Laboratoire M2 will be able to increase its sales and penetrate new markets

The Government of Canada awards $500,000 in funding to the Sherbrooke company SHERBROOKE, QC, May 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada Economic Development ...