Tyromer Inc. Wins the Cup at Recycling Idol 2012

DECEMBER 11 – MISSISSAUGA – ON – Recycling Idol – a special feature of the Altitude Accelerator’s Growing Your Business Breakfast with the Experts series selected Tyromer Inc. as the winner on Thursday, Dec 6th, 2012. The event was a competition where American Idol meets Dragon’s Den to showcase four top recycling technology companies chosen… Continue reading Tyromer Inc. Wins the Cup at Recycling Idol 2012

Innovation Competition Showcases Ontario Recycling Technologies

Mississauga, ON – Recycling Idol, a first of its kind innovation event, is being held 8:30am to 11:30am on December 6th at the Noel Ryan Auditorium, Central Library, in Mississauga, Ontario. Recycling Idol will see 4 emerging recycling technology companies compete against each other to showcase cutting edge technologies that aim to improve environmental and… Continue reading Innovation Competition Showcases Ontario Recycling Technologies

Driving Innovation to Improve Economic and Environmental Performance

By: James Sbrolla Most of us understand that recycling our used products is an effective method for encouraging a healthy environment. We also know that the recycling industry creates jobs, both in government and through companies that provide recycling services. But, the effectiveness of recycling programs, whether for tires, plastics, or electronics, is gauged by… Continue reading Driving Innovation to Improve Economic and Environmental Performance

Canada places 7th in creating green-tech firms

By: Matthew Kert Canada has a very strong entrepreneurial culture. As Canadians we have a lot of resources that foster this idea, particularly ‘green’ thinking. Promoting clean tech ideas is very important because it is what makes the world a better place to live. Start-ups are vital to any economy as they are the ones… Continue reading Canada places 7th in creating green-tech firms

Recycling Idol promotes ‘Green’ tech

By: Matthew Kert The Altitude Accelerator is proud to host the first Recycling Idol on December 6th. A spinoff of the popular Innovator Idol that is held every year, this event is all about clean technology and sustainability. The event is a combination of Dragon’s Den and American Idol, having companies present their technologies, with… Continue reading Recycling Idol promotes ‘Green’ tech

Green Mantra and plastics recycling

A newly-established company, GreenMantra Recycling Technologies, has targeted plastics recycling, a major, long-standing challenge to community recycling programs. In Ontario alone, some 235,000 tons of plastic waste are generated annually, of which only 58,000 tons are recovered, noted Brandon Moffat, GreenMantra’s vice-president of development. Incorporated in Canada in January 2010, the company’s technology is the… Continue reading Green Mantra and plastics recycling

Opportunities in the recycling sector

Finding and developing new business opportunities in the recycling sector is crucial to enabling Stewardship Ontario to fulfill its mandate of establishing, funding and operating recycling programs for a growing range of materials. Lyle Clarke, the not-for-profit organization’s vice-president for innovation and the Blue Box, said Stewardship Ontario is constantly seeking industry partners to help… Continue reading Opportunities in the recycling sector