“True cost” pricing: practices, options and implications for municipalities

By: David Heeney, Murray Trott Abstract Widespread belief that waste disposal is undervalued and is therefore undermining 3R efforts is not supported by a review of disposal costs and tipping fees. Existing and replacement landfills are still quite inexpensive, and though some tipping fees will need to rise, others will not if the full cost [...]

By |2017-05-08T12:05:30-04:00December 2nd, 2003|Ideas|0 Comments

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

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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