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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202330527063
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2023-11-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202307936644
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2023-03-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202230126904
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-10-28

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022015

    This infographic visually presents information on household disposal methods of textile and e-waste for the years 2017 and 2019. It also presents total household textile and e-waste diverted from landfills or incinerators and total household waste sent to landfills and incinerators for the year 2018. This infographic is based on data from the 2017 and 2019 cycles of the Households and Environment Survey and the 2018 Waste Management Industry Survey.

    Release date: 2022-02-15

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202000100006
    Description: As the sixth goal outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Canada and other UN member states have committed to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030. This 2020 infographic provides an overview of indicators underlying the sixth Sustainable Development Goal in support of clean water and sanitation, and the statistics and data sources used to monitor and report on this goal in Canada.
    Release date: 2020-10-20

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201400111907
    Geography: Canada

    This study looks at uptake and disposal of compact fluorescent lights by Canadian households using data from the Households and the Environment Survey.

    Release date: 2014-03-19

  • Articles and reports: 16-201-X201200011679

    This analytical article 'Waste management in Canada' gathers together a variety of statistics describing the generation and management of different types of waste. The report starts with an overview of waste generation in Canada (Section 2). The remaining sections cover solid waste (Section 3), wastewater discharges (Section 4), and air emissions (Section 5) in greater detail.

    Release date: 2012-06-05

  • 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

  • 10. Recycling in Canada Archived
    Articles and reports: 16-002-X200700110174
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Access to recycling programs has improved since the mid-1990s and Canadian households are recycling larger quantities than ever before. The study also looks at factors affecting household recycling.
    Release date: 2007-07-13
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 1736
    Description: The survey provides information on waste management financial and employment characteristics. It also collects information on collection, disposal and recycling quantities reported by municipalities and other public bodies that provide waste management services.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 2009
    Description: This survey collects information that will help Canadians understand the contributions made by waste management industry to Canada's economy and environment.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5199
    Description: This survey collects data on the amount of hazardous waste handled by businesses in the Canadian Hazardous Waste Management industry. The data will be used to compile a national-level estimate of the amount of hazardous waste that is processed at Canadian facilities. The data will also be used by Environment Canada to fulfill international reporting requirements under the Basel Convention.
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