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  • Journals and periodicals: 16-002-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The articles published in EnviroStats use statistics to illustrate topical environmental issues. The publication is intended for a general readership rather than an expert audience.

    Release date: 2023-02-06

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X202200100001
    Description:

    Using data from the Households and the Environment Survey, this article looks at the options Canadian households choose when their cell phones and computers become damaged or are no longer needed.

    Release date: 2022-02-15

  • Thematic map: 16-201-X
    Description:

    Human Activity and the Environment (16-201-X) focuses on current environmental issues. The latest information and statistics are gathered from many sources to produce an in-depth analytical article.

    Release date: 2022-01-25

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202000100012
    Description:

    As the twelfth goal outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Canada and other UN member states have committed to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns by 2030. This 2020 infographic provides an overview of indicators underlying the twelfth Sustainable Development Goal in support of responsible consumption and production, and the statistics and data sources used to monitor and report on this goal in Canada.

    Release date: 2020-10-20

  • Public use microdata: 16M0001X
    Description:

    The file provides data for Canada, the provinces and census metropolitan areas and includes information on a wide range of topics, including water quality concerns; consumption and conservation of water; energy use and home heating and cooling; pesticide and fertilizer use on lawns and gardens; recycling, composting and waste disposal practices. It also provides information on the socio-demographic, income and labour force characteristics of the population.

    Release date: 2016-12-16

  • Table: 16F0023X
    Description:

    This report presents results and analysis of two surveys: the Waste Management Industry Survey: Business Sector, and the Waste Management Industry Survey: Government Sector.

    Information on the physical quantities of non-hazardous and hazardous waste collected, disposed of and recycled was gathered from these surveys.

    The first survey covered those operations and facilities owned by businesses that provided waste management services while the second covered operations and facilities owned by Canadian local governments and other local bodies engaged in the delivery of waste management services.

    Information on the employment and financial characteristics of businesses and local governments involved in the supply of these services is also reported.

    Release date: 2013-08-21

  • Table: 16-002-X201300111848
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study looks at composting by Canadian households using data from the 2011 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2013-07-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-526-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada periodically conducts the Household and the Environment Survey to measure household actions that have, or are perceived to have, positive or negative impacts on the environment. The survey provides baseline information to use in measuring progress towards sound environmental practices at the household level. The subjects examined include consumption and conservation of energy, consumption and conservation of water, indoor environment, use of pesticides and fertilizers, outdoor air quality and consumer decisions.

    Release date: 2013-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 16-001-M2010013
    Description:

    Recycling has become a common habit for most Canadian households. These households have many choices when it comes to recycling: they decide whether or not to recycle, how much to recycle, and what methods to use when they do. Using data from the 2007 Households and the Environment Survey, the paper examines recycling decisions made by Canadian households, some of the reasoning behind those decisions, and the relationship between recycling behaviour and a selection of demographic factors.

    Release date: 2010-07-07

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200900210890
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from Statistics Canada's Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures and Annual Survey of Manufacturers and Logging, as well as data derived from Environment Canada's National Pollution Release Inventory, this study examines environmental expenditures in the manufacturing sector.

    Release date: 2009-06-18
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  • Thematic map: 16-201-X
    Description:

    Human Activity and the Environment (16-201-X) focuses on current environmental issues. The latest information and statistics are gathered from many sources to produce an in-depth analytical article.

    Release date: 2022-01-25

  • Public use microdata: 16M0001X
    Description:

    The file provides data for Canada, the provinces and census metropolitan areas and includes information on a wide range of topics, including water quality concerns; consumption and conservation of water; energy use and home heating and cooling; pesticide and fertilizer use on lawns and gardens; recycling, composting and waste disposal practices. It also provides information on the socio-demographic, income and labour force characteristics of the population.

    Release date: 2016-12-16

  • Table: 16F0023X
    Description:

    This report presents results and analysis of two surveys: the Waste Management Industry Survey: Business Sector, and the Waste Management Industry Survey: Government Sector.

    Information on the physical quantities of non-hazardous and hazardous waste collected, disposed of and recycled was gathered from these surveys.

    The first survey covered those operations and facilities owned by businesses that provided waste management services while the second covered operations and facilities owned by Canadian local governments and other local bodies engaged in the delivery of waste management services.

    Information on the employment and financial characteristics of businesses and local governments involved in the supply of these services is also reported.

    Release date: 2013-08-21

  • Table: 16-002-X201300111848
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study looks at composting by Canadian households using data from the 2011 Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2013-07-10

  • Table: 16F0002X
    Description:

    This report presents results and analysis of the Waste Management Industry Survey: Government Sector. The survey gathers information on waste collection, disposal and recycling practices of Canadian municipalities. The document provides an overview of waste management activities in large municipalities (5 000 or more residents). More than three quarters of the Canadian population are represented in this survey, allowing for estimates of municipal solid waste at the national level and for selected regional groupings. The report also presents information on waste management expenditures by local governments, including expenditures for services provided by contractors and by government employees.

    Release date: 1998-07-23

  • Table: 16F0003X
    Description:

    This report presents results of the Waste Management Industry Survey, 1995, which gathered information on the financial characteristics and waste management activities undertaken in the business sector.

    Release date: 1998-07-23
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  • Journals and periodicals: 16-002-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The articles published in EnviroStats use statistics to illustrate topical environmental issues. The publication is intended for a general readership rather than an expert audience.

    Release date: 2023-02-06

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X202200100001
    Description:

    Using data from the Households and the Environment Survey, this article looks at the options Canadian households choose when their cell phones and computers become damaged or are no longer needed.

    Release date: 2022-02-15

  • Thematic map: 16-201-X
    Description:

    Human Activity and the Environment (16-201-X) focuses on current environmental issues. The latest information and statistics are gathered from many sources to produce an in-depth analytical article.

    Release date: 2022-01-25

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202000100012
    Description:

    As the twelfth goal outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Canada and other UN member states have committed to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns by 2030. This 2020 infographic provides an overview of indicators underlying the twelfth Sustainable Development Goal in support of responsible consumption and production, and the statistics and data sources used to monitor and report on this goal in Canada.

    Release date: 2020-10-20

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-526-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada periodically conducts the Household and the Environment Survey to measure household actions that have, or are perceived to have, positive or negative impacts on the environment. The survey provides baseline information to use in measuring progress towards sound environmental practices at the household level. The subjects examined include consumption and conservation of energy, consumption and conservation of water, indoor environment, use of pesticides and fertilizers, outdoor air quality and consumer decisions.

    Release date: 2013-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 16-001-M2010013
    Description:

    Recycling has become a common habit for most Canadian households. These households have many choices when it comes to recycling: they decide whether or not to recycle, how much to recycle, and what methods to use when they do. Using data from the 2007 Households and the Environment Survey, the paper examines recycling decisions made by Canadian households, some of the reasoning behind those decisions, and the relationship between recycling behaviour and a selection of demographic factors.

    Release date: 2010-07-07

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200900210890
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from Statistics Canada's Survey of Environmental Protection Expenditures and Annual Survey of Manufacturers and Logging, as well as data derived from Environment Canada's National Pollution Release Inventory, this study examines environmental expenditures in the manufacturing sector.

    Release date: 2009-06-18

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800410750
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study focuses on six environmental behaviours at the household level: use of reduced volume toilets; use of low-flow showerheads; use of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL); recycling; composting; and lowering temperatures. In 2006, almost half of Canadian households were very active across this range of environmental behaviours.

    Release date: 2008-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800110539
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Households across the country regularly produce special wastes ranging from dead batteries to old paint containers. This study focuses on four special wastes for which information was collected in the 2006 Households and the Environment Survey' leftover or expired medication, dead batteries, old computer and communication equipment and leftover paint.

    Release date: 2008-03-27

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800110540
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Diverting organic waste is one way of reducing the amount of waste being sent to landfills. Materials such as food waste and leaf and yard trimmings are often composted at home using compost bins or they are collected curbside and processed at centralized composting facilities. The study examines composting in Canada using data from the Waste Management Industry Survey and the Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2008-03-27
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