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Category: Waste Management


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Sonoma County, Calif., Landfill Launches New System to Better Manage Wildfire Debris

December 11, 2017

Via: Waste360

For the past two months, the state of California has been battling raging wildfires, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and others have worked […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Colorado Springs, Colo., to Participate in Pilot Recycling Program

December 11, 2017

Via: Waste360

The state of Colorado currently has a 19 percent diversion rate, and in an effort to increase that number, the state is participating in studies to identify materials and end markets for remanufacturing and looking for new opportunities to get […]


Basic Services, Others, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Cleanup Crews Provide Update Amid California Wildfires

December 8, 2017

Via: Waste360

Nearly two months after wildfires scorched Northern California, the state is yet again experiencing raging wildfires, this time down south. These fires, which are being caused by strong winds out of Santa Ana, are being dubbed the largest wildfires in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Anaergia to Build a Food Waste Recovery Facility for Waste Management Near L.A.

December 8, 2017

Via: Waste360

Anaergia Inc. has reached an agreement to construct a waste organics facility at Waste Management site in Sun Valley, Calif. This project is designed to recover food waste from Los Angeles’ municipal solid waste stream. Anaergia will build a solid […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Berry Global Joins The Recycling Partnership

December 7, 2017

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country, announced that Berry Global Inc., a provider of protection and packaging solutions, has joined on as its newest funding partner. “Our […]


Basic Services, Civil Service, Public Utilities, Waste Management

EPA to Negotiate a Plan for San Jacinto Waste Pits Cleanup

December 6, 2017

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to negotiate a plan for the $115 million project to clean up the San Jacinto Waste Pits in Texas, which could take over a year to finalize. The pits became a federal […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Meridian Launches Commercialization Plans for Biomass Processing Facility in Minnesota

December 6, 2017

Via: Waste360

Solid waste services company Meridian Waste Solutions Inc. continued a flurry of recent activity with the announcement that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Attis Innovations (formerly Meridian Innovations), has initiated commercialization plans for it first biomass processing facility in Minnesota. Attis will […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Custer Outfits Kent County, Mich., Recycling and Education Center with an Innovative Technology Solution

December 5, 2017

Via: Waste360

The education programs and tours at the Kent County, Mich., Recycling and Education Center, a regional single stream recycling facility that accepts and processes recyclables from various counties, are more than a learning tool; they’re an experience. This is partially […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Considers Privatizing Waste and Recycling Collection

December 4, 2017

Via: Waste360

Last week, the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., put out a request for proposals (RFPs) for private trash haulers that are interested in providing waste and recycling collection services to local residents. Haulers that are interested have until December 18 to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Alliance for Downtown New York Celebrates Recycling Milestone

December 1, 2017

Via: Waste360

The Alliance for Downtown New York, which has a mission to provide service, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors, recently celebrated a […]