Is Access Everything?

7 February 2017 – “If you build it, they will come.” Over the years, this classic...

Watch the Video Presentation of Who Pays What 2016

English version Version Française...

CM Consulting Releases Who Pays What 2016

1 December 2016 – CM Consulting is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Who Pays What...

Canadian Plastics Industry Association publishes CM Consulting 2016 Access to Recycling Report

Toronto, ON, Sept. 7, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – New numbers for 2015 just released by the...

Studies confirm that Container Deposit Systems show big net savings to municipal budgets

7 June 2016 – As more countries consider deposit-return (DRS) as a means to reduce litter and...

Guideline for Accountable Management of End-of-life

24 February 2016 – On 15 September 2015, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) published the...

Lead Acid Battery Recycling Guideline for North America just released

24 February, 2016 – CM Consulting is pleased to announce that the Commission for Environmental...

Recent Posts

  • Dispatches from Europe: The uncertain future of waste-to-energy

    21 February 2017 – Anyone engaged in waste-reduction policy has surely witnessed the intense debate that has been raging for decades around the notion of burning municipal solid waste to create power. Active lobby groups around the world regularly campaign for additional incineration capacity, citing the importance of reducing waste to landfill and finding ways […]

    Posted on 21st Feb 2017 0 comments
  • Is Access Everything?

    7 February 2017 – “If you build it, they will come.” Over the years, this classic line from “Field of Dreams” has been applied to business thinking again and again, and when it comes to recycling, the “build it” mantra has in many ways summed up the industry’s strategy over the last 25 years. The […]

    Posted on 7th Feb 2017 0 comments
  • CM Consulting annonce son Qui Paie Quoi 2016

    Peterborough, Canada, le 9 Décembre, 2016 – CM Consulting est heureuse d’annoncer la publication de l’édition 2016 du rapport Who Pays What (Qui paie quoi). Cette septième édition du rapport continue de présenter les données les plus récentes sur la récupération des contenants de boissons au Canada, y compris les mesures de performance et les […]

    Posted on 9th Dec 2016 0 comments
  • Dispatches from Europe: Why Deposit Return is EPR

    6 December 2016 – More than two decades ago, Thomas Lindhqvist, a Swedish professor of Environmental Economics, coined the term extended producer responsibility, or EPR. At the time, Lindhqvist defined EPR as an environmental strategy that makes producers responsible for the entire life cycle of their products, especially takeback, recycling and final disposal. There are some […]

    Posted on 6th Dec 2016 0 comments
  • Watch the Video Presentation of Who Pays What 2016

    English version Version Française

    Posted on 2nd Dec 2016 0 comments
  • CM Consulting Releases Who Pays What 2016

    1 December 2016 – CM Consulting is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Who Pays What report. This 7th edition of the report continues to feature the latest data on beverage container recovery in Canada, including province-specific performance rates and collection costs, as well as an analysis of environmental and economic benefits. To view […]

    Posted on 1st Dec 2016 0 comments
  • Making the Switch: The Business Case for Reusable Packaging

    With growing environmental awareness worldwide and ever rising shipping costs, an increasing number of businesses are exploring ways to reduce their transport packaging. One solution for achieving this objective is to make the switch to reusables. We wanted to learn more about how companies in Europe and beyond are benefitting from reusable transport packaging, and […]

    Posted on 26th Nov 2016 0 comments
  • Return to Spender

    Since being introduced to the market, there has been much debate — both in the beverage industry, and among politicians and the public — over the best way to collect non-refillable (single-use) beverage containers for recycling. With several European countries moving forward with deposit-return schemes to complement their existing collection models, CM Consulting’s Clarissa Morawski looks […]

    Posted on 3rd Oct 2016 0 comments