EA waste approval without need for a hearing is possible

IndEco has helped KMS Peel to successfully obtain a timely EA approval without a public hearing for the expansion of their Energy from Waste Facility in Brampton, Ontario. IndEco designed and implemented an innovative and effective public consultation program that made use of public meetings, face-to-face stakeholder meetings and the Internet for interactive public commenting [...]

By |2017-06-04T14:30:28-04:00March 30th, 2001|Ideas|0 Comments

The City of Toronto’s environmental management system: An implementation strategy

In Fall of 2000, IndEco completed a project, with the City of Toronto’s Environmental Planning & Support Group, to develop an implementation strategy for an Environmental Management System (EMS) for the City of Toronto. The final project report recommends a three-year action plan to move the City forward on implementing an EMS, based on the [...]

By |2017-06-04T14:32:06-04:00February 26th, 2001|Ideas|0 Comments

Sustainable consumption and production in Canada

IndEco prepared three background papers for a workshop on Sustainable Consumption and Production held by Environment Canada on 25-27 May 1997. The three papers addressed the following issues and are available here:  Sustainable consumption  Product environmental management  Design for sustainability Sustainable consumption The paper presents key issues related to sustainable consumption, describes current practices to [...]

By |2017-06-09T08:32:56-04:00January 5th, 2000|Ideas|0 Comments

Modelling environment-economy relationships

An impetus has arisen to develop models to integrate human activities with environmental systems from questions about the economy, the environment and sustainable development asked by government, industry and the public. The answers to these questions require new tools of analysis. A model of environment-economy linkages is such a tool, useful for policy research and [...]

By |2017-06-04T14:38:36-04:00January 5th, 2000|Ideas|1 Comment

From waste management to knowledge management

By David Heeney and Laura Murphy Sustainable materials management requires that industries shift their focus from managing "waste" to managing knowledge of the uses and flows of materials in industrial systems. Failure to do this will place firms in a vulnerable position in the global economy where knowledge management is evolving as a major strategic [...]

By |2018-05-16T17:31:52-04:00January 5th, 1998|Ideas|0 Comments
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