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Posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017

At the Walker (IGRS) landfill gas plant on December 8, 2017. L-R: David Paterson, Vice President of Corporate and Environmental Affairs, General Motors; Jim Bradley, MPP St. Catharines; Dr. Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science; Chris Ballard, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change; Mike Watt, Executive Vice President, Walker Environmental; Dr. Tom Corr, President and CEO, Ontario Centres of Excellence; Parminder Sandhu, Green Ontario Fund Board Chair.Last week held two important announcements for Walker Environmental as we continue to support the Province in the transition to a waste-free, low-carbon economy. Supporting the Transition to a Waste-Free, Low Carbon Economy Walker Environmental is involved in two new collaboration projects that are supported by the Ontario TargetGHG program through the Ontario Centres of Excellence. These projects will reduce waste, reducegreenhouse gas emissions and support green jobs here...
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Posted Monday, November 27, 2017

Accepting the award for Outstanding Corporation (left to right: Dave Walker, Sheila (Walker) Bonapace, Norris Walker, Robert Bonapace and Michael LeBlanc, CEO of First Canadian Title, sponsors of the award)People around the world celebrate National Philanthropy Day, and on November 16, 2017, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Golden Horseshoe chapter, hosted an awards gala to recognize those who are active in the philanthropic community. Walker Industries and its shareholders proudly accepted the award for Outstanding Corporation. Recipients of the awards are nominated for demonstrating outstanding commitment and leadership in all aspects of philanthropy. As...
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Posted Thursday, October 12, 2017

PowerTrail-10th-Anniversary-Pic-300x242This past week saw a significant milestone for PowerTrail Inc., as the Trail Road Landfill celebrated 10 years of turning waste into energy. The Trail Road landfill gas-to-energy plant takes methane gas, generated from decomposing waste, and converts it into renewable energy. The result is enough electricity to power 6,000 homes each year. The plant sits on City of Ottawa land and was developed and is owned by PowerTrail Inc., an Ontario-based partnership between Energy Ottawa...
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Posted Friday, August 04, 2017

Bee pollinatorRecently, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change granted Walker Environmental approval to repurpose a section of its closed East Landfill into a Resource Recovery Area. This approval allows Walker to divert a broader range of materials from landfill. These recovered resources will be used to create products such as manufactured soils, low carbon fuels, and recycled asphalt products. “The Resource Recovery Area aligns with our landfill diversion goals and presents...
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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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