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Posted Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Landfill gas from the Walker Environmental South Landfill is to be harnessed as a renewable energy source for the St. Catharines GM Powertrain Plant. Niagara This Week reported on the proposal for a renewable biogas plant. The project would involve piping treated landfill gas from Walker Environmental's landfill to the GM cogeneration plant. Landfill gas from the South Landfill is already used to create electricity and to power boilers for another local business. For the...
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Posted Monday, February 27, 2017

Walker Aggregates has been honoured with five prestigious industry achievement awards from the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA). The awards were recently presented at the OSSGA's 2017 Annual Conference in Ottawa. The Walker Brothers Quarries in Niagara Falls and the Vineland Quarries in Lincoln each received a Community Relations award. The Community Relations Award recognizes quarries that have demonstrated leadership in promoting good neighbour relations, community...
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Posted Friday, February 10, 2017

Brownie-AwardOn Monday, Mike Watt, Executive Vice-President of Walker Environmental, presented a duplicate of Walker's Brownie Award to the City of Welland. Dan Degazio, Director of Economic Development with the Corporation of the City of Welland, accepted the award. “I think the award is great,” said Degazio. “It shows the partnership between Walker and the City of Welland and how great it is to have a public-private partnership in our community.” The Brownfield...
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Posted Monday, September 12, 2016

Sustainability report coverThe Walker Industries 2015 Sustainability Report is now available our corporate website at http://www.walkerind.com/corporate/sustainability/    The report includes data like water and carbon footprints, as well as stories written by Walker employees about how we supprt our sustainability goals. Our sustainability goals: Grow and strengthen our company Focus on sustainable energy and carbon management (conservation, wise use and renewable energy sources) Grow our waste diversion...
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Posted Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Niagara Region Métis Council float at the Welland Rose ParadeThe Niagara Métis recently participated in the Welland Rose Parade and won best cultural float for the seventh year in a row. Walker Environmental has worked with the Métis for several years to help make this event possible. Prior to Canada’s crystallization as a nation, a new Aboriginal people emerged out of the relations of Indigenous women and European men. While the initial offspring of these Indigenous and European unions were individuals who simply possessed mixed...
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