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Norjohn Contracting Helping Pollinators, One Beehive at a Time

A task force made up of employees from Norjohn Contracting and Niagara College resulted in a breath of hope for Mother Nature. In late July, a beehive was spotted in a tree set to be removed from a Norjohn job site. With his knowledge of Walker Industries’ commitment to supporting pollinator health, Michael Pett, Estimator/Project…

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Roads to Runways – Norjohn Contracting a Trusted Source for Paving Solutions

Earlier this year, the team at Norjohn Contracting was approached by Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport (Welland Airport) to help address some concerns they had with their main runway. The surface layer of the runway placed several years ago to preserve it was peeling off allowing water to penetrate into the base resulting in loose…

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Walker Environmental Announces New Resource Recovery Area

Niagara Falls, ON –  Recently, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change granted Walker Environmental the approval to repurpose a section of its closed East Landfill into a Resource Recovery Area. With the approval, Walker Environmental expands its resource recovery business to divert a broader range of materials from landfill. This facility will take…

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Walker Aggregates Aids in Thorold Park Enhancements

Contributing to the resilience of the communities in which we operate has been part of the Walker culture for generations. On July 20, 2017, Shea Gordon of Walker Aggregates along with other donors took part in the official ribbon cutting of the brand new gazebo at Sullivan Park in Thorold, Ontario. “We are very pleased…

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Walker Industries and Niagara College – Partners in Pollinator Health

Toronto Star Reporter, Fatima Syed recently visited Walker Industries’ East Landfill to learn more about their partnership with Niagara College’s Commercial Beekeeping program – the first of its kind in Eastern Canada. The partnership is a response to the Ontario government’s Pollinator Health Action Plan — a plan to help protect, restore and enhance pollinator…

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Investing in Resource Recovery at Walker Environmental

As Walker Environmental continues to operate in the circular economy and invest in organics and resource recovery, we are proud to announce that we have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Q2Power Technologies Inc. The agreement allows us to collaborate with Q2Power on acquisitions of existing compost facilities over the next two years. More…

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Walker Industries Supporting Pollinator Health

Things are buzzing around Walker Industries….literally. Pollinating species are experiencing global decline due to the loss of habitats and flowering plants, as well as pathogens, parasites, and pesticides. Improving the health of bees and other pollinators is a necessity. Without pollinators, much of the food we eat and the natural habitats we enjoy would not…

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Walker Emulsions Awarded Best Sustainability Report

Sustainable Hamilton Burlington (SHB) hosted the 5th Annual Evening of Recognition on June 13, 2017 where Walker Emulsions (Burlington) was presented with the Best Sustainability Report award. This award recognizes the organization that best meets all criteria as set out by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) for effective sustainability reporting. The GRI standards are the…

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Portland K-Kids and Walker Emulsions Tackle Graffiti

Walker Emulsions Portland, Oregon office sits adjacent to the Springwater Corridor Trail and its north-facing wall is often hit with graffiti. Approximately 5 years ago, Walker Emulsions teamed up with an after school program called K-Kids for a solution. Walker Emulsions helps to coordinate the kids, supplies the paint, painting supplies and of course, a…

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – Coming to a parking lot near you

At Walker Industries, our commitment to the environment does not end when the workday is over. In an effort to reduce our impact, many of us have altered our daily lifestyles – both at work and at home – to promote sustainable living. As part of a new sustainability initiative, Walker Industries will be installing…

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Walker Environmental Recognized for Innovation

Recently, the Daily Commercial News highlighted the Atlas Landfill remediation project in Welland, Ontario. The award-winning project is a partnership between the City of Welland and Walker Environmental. The two groups worked together to implement a unique approach to remediate an abandoned industrial landfill previously owned by Atlas Steel. The method involved a number of…

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Walker Emulsions Supports Coastal Conservation of South Carolina

The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) is a non-profit organization with 17 coastal state chapters spanning the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic seaboard, and the Pacific Northwest. The purpose of CCA is to advise and educate the public on conservation of marine resources and its objective is to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future…

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