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Norjohn Limited Recognized for Environmental Excellence

The Minister’s Award for Environmental Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement, leadership and innovation in environmental protection. “This award recognizes home-grown environmental achievement here in Ontario. Commitments to environmental excellence benefit all of us today and for future generations. This award showcases the commitment and innovation that make Ontario an environmental leader internationally,” said Ontario Environment Minister,…

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Walker Industries Joins NSI

Six Organizations Participate as NSI launches the Carbon Project Niagara Sustainability Initiative (NSI), a not-for-profit that is leading a Niagara Region program that assists organizations to measure, manage and reduce their carbon emissions, has expanded to include some notable partners. Walker Industries, the City of Welland, Brock University, Niagara College, Creative Sign Works and Synchro…

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Compost Facility Sees Positive Changes

By Carolyn Goard – Thorold News Walkers Environmental Group has seen positive changes to its organic waste composting site. Mike Watt, Vice President of Walkers Environmental Group provided Thorold council with an update of its compositing facility improvements, on Tuesday, April 19. In 2009, the 1200-acre Thorold composting site received several public complaints from the…

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Bill Wales Friend of NTEC Award

Walker Industries Rewarded for their Commitment and Dedication to the Community. The Niagara Training & Employment Agency (NTEC) is a non-profit organization that motivates people with special needs to participate more fully in community life. Every year the board of trustees at NTEC honors a person or organization with “The Bill Wales Friend of NTEC…

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WE teams up with NEDC

Walker Environmental teams up with Niagara Economic Development Corporation to tell Niagara’s story. Green Energy is becoming a driver of Niagara’s economy as this industry continues to grow. Watch this video for examples of how local businesses are seizing opportunities in Niagara, Canada. For other videos featuring some of the region’s most innovative companies that are leading…

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Host Community Presentation

Walker Environmental fosters strong relationships within the communities and cities in which we do business by sponsoring local events, communicating openly with residents as well as working to achieve common goals with local governments. Walker Environmental ’s Niagara Waste Systems Limited landfill (NWSL) is an integral part of the waste management infrastructure for many cities…

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Waste & Recycling Expo Nov 9-10

Walker Environmental is exciting to be exhibiting at the 14th Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo (CWRE), November 9th and 10th, 2011 at the Palais de Congrés de Montréal. Walker Environmental develops solutions for environmental challenges that are socially, economically and environmentally sustainable, including; aerobic composting, alternative energy production and environmental project management. Walker Environmental will…

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Award Winner – Agriculture Research Project

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010, the City of Niagara Falls had a volunteer recognition evening at Club Italia.  At that event Niagara Waste System Limited received an Environment Award for the East Landfill Agricultural Study. In response to the Region of Niagara’s concern over the loss of agricultural lands, Niagara Waste Systems Limited partnered with…

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ISO 14064 – An IGRS Achievement!

Integrated Gas Recovery Services Inc. (IGRS) is a partnership company between Walker Industries (WI) and Comcor Environmental Ltd. IGRS develops landfill gas utilization, control and emission reduction projects across Canada and has recently expanded into the market of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Reduction Credit trading. Harnessing the methane gas produced by landfill practices, IGRS has the ability…

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IGRS – “Greenest” Business Award Winner!

The Niagara Region Environmental Awards, established in 1989, is one of the longest-running programs of its kind.  The awards recognize individuals, businesses, community groups, nonprofit groups, youth and families who have made outstanding efforts and contributions to protect Niagara’s environment.  Niagara residents have the opportunity to nominate individuals or groups who have shown significant efforts…

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New Tree Recovery Service

The Walker Industries culture, focused on environmentally responsible practices, has enabled the company’s IMS Wood Grinding Division to recognize a new opportunity in the agricultural sector. More specifically, the IMS Wood Grinding Division has taken advantage of recycling and re-use of undesired and non-bearing tree crops. The Orchard and Vineyard Transition Program, offered by the…

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