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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Junkluggers Launches Trash Removal Service in Houston

February 22, 2018

Via: Waste360

Junkluggers, a hauling company that operates in 13 states, has recently launched its trash removal service in Houston. Don Robinson is the owner of the franchise, and the service will operate in several neighborhoods throughout Houston. Junkluggers is a community-oriented […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Commercial Waste Safety Manual Aims to Improve Safety in NYC

February 21, 2018

Via: Waste360

The Business Integrity Commission (BIC), with help from the New York City Department of Sanitation, the National Waste & Recycling Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management, Waste Connections and other local companies, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Association of APR Expands Plastic Recycling Campaign

February 20, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has enlisted new participants to a campaign to expand market demand for recycled resins and improve plastic recycling in North America. In addition, APR said that it will expand the Recycling Demand Champions Campaign […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works, Waste Management

Ryan’s Recycling Challenge Seeks to Recycle 300,000 Cans and Bottles

February 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

An autograph from recycling entrepreneur Ryan Hickman just got even cooler. Not only has the young recycler raised thousands of dollars for charity and recycled almost 300,000 cans and bottles, but he’s also recently mastered cursive. Eight-year-old Ryan of California […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

BHS Completes 80 TPH Material Recycling Facility in California

February 14, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Operations have commenced at the 80 tonne per hour Monterey Regional Waste Management District’s (MRWMD) new Materials Recycling Facility (MRF), designed and supplied by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS). BHS explained that the two-line facility processes 30 tph of commercial and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Breaking Down Price and Volume Trends in the Solid Waste Sector

February 8, 2018

Via: Waste360

We stepped away from our “Own a Garbage Stock” thesis briefly in 4Q17 to let the market absorb the impact of plummeting commodity prices. However, it should come as no surprise to anyone who follows our research that we would […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Interactive Map Shows San Diego Areas with Most Hazardous Waste

February 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

According to data from the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Coronado, Camp Pendleton and Barrio Logan have the highest density of hazardous waste facilities and generators in San Diego. Every census tract in San Diego is assigned a hazardous waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NYC Business Groups Call for Public Hearings on Commercial Waste Changes

February 5, 2018

Via: Waste360

In response to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s closed-door meetings regarding a proposal to shift to zoned commercial waste collection, six major business groups are calling on the New York City Council to hold public hearings on the issue. The six […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro Announces Recapitalization, $500M Senior Note Private Offering

February 2, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Pro USA, Inc., the private waste services provider, announced the completion of an increased private offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.5 percent Senior Notes, which will be due in 2026. Waste Pro will uses the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Proposed California Bill Would Ban Plastic Straws Unless Requested

January 31, 2018

Via: Waste360

A proposed bill in the California assembly would make it illegal for restaurants to provide plastic straws unless requested by customers. The bill would include penalties such as monetary fines and jail time, but its author has stressed that such […]