Forest Pearson is among eleven individuals selected for Yukon’s very first Climate Leadership Council. The Council’s objective is to provide advice to the provincial government on how to reduce Yukon’s greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent compared to 2010 levels, by 2030.
Regulatory permits and licenses are an essential part of any project. They are generally required during the planning stages to comply with federal, provincial/territorial and municipal environmental regulations.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Marc Rose, MES, to our Environmental team. As Vice President, he will help our clients achieve environmental approvals for large and complex projects while leading business development for the team.
Konrad Fichtner left a powerful legacy of knowledge and kindness with the Solid Waste Management sector and at Morrison Hershfield. Although he passed away two years ago today, the lessons he taught have left a lasting impression and we endeavor to carry on the work he started.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Paul Graveline, RPBio, to our Environmental team. He will work out of the Winnipeg office.
Morrison Hershfield’s solid waste planners are challenged every day with finding responsible and sustainable solutions to help their clients manage solid waste. They help growing communities achieve their waste targets by finding ways to minimize waste and maximize recycling and resource recovery. Then, when the workday is done, our solid waste engineers and planners find ways to reduce impacts to the environment in their own every-day lives.
Today marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day. On this day, Morrison Hershfield is excited to release our third formal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report.
It is Women in Construction week and what better opportunity to spotlight and celebrate some of the amazing women at Morrison Hershfield? We asked them what got them started in their careers, what they enjoy most about it and what it is like to be a woman in the construction industry.
The sustainability of many northern communities, and the health and well-being of the people who live there, is dependent on access to a reliable and clean water source.
Mark Parker, Morrison Hershfield's waste sector lead for the Prairies, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the Recycling Council of Alberta (RCA) at their recent annual general meeting.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce our new Global Waste Practice Lead is Todd Baker.
Ageing infrastructure and changing climate are just a couple of the many hazards municipal governments face as they plan, design, build, operate and maintain infrastructure and services. As these hazards become more severe, so does the level of risk associated with these hazards. In addition, the daily operations of municipalities can create environmental hazards such as waste, discharges or emissions that could unknowingly harm their community or the surrounding environment.
Morrison Hershfield scored a hat trick at the 2019 Canadian Consulting Engineering (CCE) Awards Gala in Ottawa Tuesday night. In addition to two Awards of Excellence, we were honored with the Tree for Life Special Achievement Award for a project demonstrating outstanding environmental stewardship.
Metro Vancouver has a vision to build a sustainable, livable region. Its Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan aims to minimize waste generation, maximize reuse, recycling and recovery material, recover energy from the waste stream and only then dispose of remaining waste in landfill. Targets suggest reducing the quantity of waste generated per capita to 90% or less of the 2010 volumes and increasing the amount recycled by 80% - all by 2020.