Posts Tagged ‘ Incinerator ’

High levels of cadmium found in Delta landfill

September 6, 2013

Metro Vancouver is stockpiling and analyzing some of the bottom ash from its Burnaby incinerator after several samples tested positive for high concentrations of leachable cadmium — some at twice the allowable limits for a landfill. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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The debate over garbage rages on

June 26, 2013
The debate over garbage rages on

  Members of the Fraser Valley Regional District met Tuesday evening with a delegation from Metro Vancouver to discuss a Metro proposal to implement flow control regulations regarding garbage. Board Chair Sharon Gaetz explains flow control, “They want to make sure that no garbage that is generated in Vancouver leaves Vancouver. It all has to [...]

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Metro Vancouver mulls Nanaimo garbage incinerator

June 25, 2013
Metro Vancouver mulls Nanaimo garbage incinerator

Representatives from Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Committee will be in Nanaimo tonight to talk about site possibilities for a $ 500-million incinerator that would process 700,000 tonnes of waste a year. CBC | British Columbia News

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Fraser Health waiting to weigh in on garbage incinerator

June 6, 2013

The Fraser Health Authority is taking a wait and see approach over Metro Vancouver’s proposed waste to energy facility. Chief Medical Health officer Doctor Paul Van Buynder says he needs more information from Metro Vancouver before he determines if the garbage incinerator is a health risk or not. “They employed a public health physician and [...]

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Vancouver opens discussion on waste management

May 3, 2013

Concerns that the city is angling for an incinerator prove one man’s trash is another man’s displeasure globeandmail – British Columbia

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