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Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
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    Zero Waste and winning the oil end game

    January 23, 2008 by Truck News

    My work has got me very involved in understanding the Zero Waste movement lately — and the zero carbon footprint dimension — and I’ve begun to feel that — with certain qualifications — it offers the philosophical underpinning to solve

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    Steampunk — a trend you should know about

    December 13, 2007 by Truck News

    This may count as my most frivolous Blog entry ever, but I imagine that quite a few of our readers are engineers or at least people with enthusiasm for various kinds of technology. And what I’m about to write may

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    Bjorn Lomborg and contributing editors on TV

    November 1, 2007 by Truck News

    Solid Waste & Recycling magazine contributing editor Usman Valiante — along with contributing editor Clarissa Morawski — recently had the opportunity to appear on TV Ontario’s program “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” to discuss “The Calculus of Going Green.” The

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    The Truck of Tomorrow

    September 14, 2007 by Truck News

    I had the pleasure of getting behind the wheel of a medium-duty hybrid truck and going for a little test drive during the Great American Trucking Show in August. It looks like a truck, handles like a truck and pulls

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    It’s so crazy it might just work

    August 17, 2007 by Truck News

    In the medical profession there’s a saying used, comparing horses and zebras, when a physician comes up with the misdiagnosis of an ailment. Something about looking for zebras instead of horses, or horses instead of zebras… Regardless of the situation,

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    It’s just lip service until you drink from the fountain of youth

    August 2, 2007 by Truck News

    I’m sure there has yet to be a generation of young people who have not felt slighted by their predecessors. And likely, along the same lines, there probably has yet to be a generation of decision-makers who has not wished

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    Nostalgic recollections of a bygone production era

    May 16, 2007 by Truck News

    I tend not to write in this space about internal matters regarding how our magazine is produced, on the assumption that readers prefer that I focus on industry issues. However, I’m going to break that rule here because of a

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    Problems with the Ice Core data

    May 4, 2007 by Truck News

    A few days ago I posted a Blog entry and also a website news item at www.hazmatmag.com and www.solidwastemag.com about a documentary from the UK entitled The Great Global Warming Swindle, which takes apart the conventional wisdom about man-made climate

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    The Great Global Warming Swindle

    April 30, 2007 by Truck News

    Please find below the link to the video documentary you may have heard about from the UK entitled “The Great Global Warming Swindle.” Be prepared to have your assumptions about global warming seriously rocked by this documentary. I was told

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    Report from Americana 2007

    March 30, 2007 by Truck News

    I thought readers might be interested in notes I made at Americana 2007, where I was the “waste analyst” for the conference sessions pertaining to waste management. Despite spending quite a bit of time on the trade show floor, I

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    So that’s how much per hour?

    March 19, 2007 by Truck News

    Looking for a new job or a career change is not a desirable task for most people. I’ve recently put together a few resumés for friends desiring a change of pace and not once did I ever hear, “Wow, I

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    Road tolls, market forces and climate change

    February 21, 2007 by Truck News

    A news item caught my attention today (posted at the end of this entry). Toronto Mayor David Miller has stated he would consider tolling city roads — as London England did, with great success — in order to reduce commuting,

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    New Year, new wishes

    January 4, 2007 by Truck News

    I’m sure near the top of a wish list for many truckers would be a spot for improved roads and more places to safely pull over along the highway. In the world of Alberta politics these wishes fall under infrastructure

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    CSR opposes LCBO deposits

    September 13, 2006 by Truck News

    CSR:Corporations Supporting Recycling has recently issued two news releases expressing opposition to, and concern about, the Province of Ontario’s decision to place LCBO wine and liquor containers on deposit, starting in the New Year. Details about the new deposit program

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    Gummy Bears fight global warming

    July 23, 2006 by Truck News

    Here’s an odd article but very detailed and interesting for our understanding of the carbon cycle. I’ve always wanted a detailed explanation of how phytoplankton convert atmospheric CO2 into their skeletons, and how this eventually re-enters either the ocean water

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