Edmonton’s innovative approach turns waste into revenue

The City of Edmonton is becoming well known for its highly integrated and sustainable waste management system.  This system is built on a vision that views waste differently—not as something useless but as a resource. Currently, the City of Edmonton is diverting up to 60% of all household waste away from the landfill.  By 2015,

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“Biggest” vs. “Best” (Part II)

Last week I spent some time reviewing ReNew Canada’s special report on the “Top 100” infrastructure projects in the country, and then posted the top three contenders for the most innovative projects across 10 categories (click here to view).  This week, it’s time to announce the winners—in my humble opinion—in each category.  Here they are: Transportation—Roadways and Bridges

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Biggest” vs. “Best” (Part I)

ReNew Canada bills itself as the country’s “Infrastructure Magazine.” That’s not braggadocio.  No matter what aspect of infrastructure you’re involved in—finance, research, engineering, policy, construction, whatever—the magazine is a virtual “must-have.”  The January-February issue has just hit the newstand, and it features a special supplement on the 100 biggest infrastructure projects in Canada. ReNew’s “Top 100” adds

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