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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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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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