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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Hungry Harvest Continues to Fight Food Waste, Hunger by Expanding into New Markets

June 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

Evan Lutz, founder and CEO of Baltimore-based Hungry Harvest, believes socially conscious business has the power to end food waste and have a real impact on the environment, community and economy. And to help prove his point, he is working […]


Health & Insurance, Social Services

What the Future Holds for Older Adult Care

June 12, 2018

Via: The Caregiver Space

A generation that has lived exactly as it wanted to, and that has the means to pay for services it wants today, is set to alter various industries! As an increasing number of baby boomers approach their retirement age, senior […]


Health & Insurance, Social Services

California Takes Steps To Increase Access To Anti-Overdose Medication

June 11, 2018

Via: Kaiser Health News

The California Department of Public Health issued a standing order for naloxone in a move geared toward helping parts of the state where there are physician shortages and treatment facilities often struggle to find a doctor who will write a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Court Says Connecticut’s E-waste Program Doesn’t Unlawfully Interfere with Interstate Commerce

June 11, 2018

Via: Waste360

Connecticut’s electronics recycling program does not unlawfully interfere with interstate commerce, says a federal appeals court. In 2007, the Connecticut legislature created a system where certain electronics manufacturers doing business in the state would have to register with the state’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Lynn, Mass., Teams with The Recycling Partnership to Improve Recycling Efforts

June 8, 2018

Via: Waste360

In an effort to improve recycling, the city of Lynn, Mass., is teaming with The Recycling Partnership to sort through residents’ recycling bins to determine if they are properly recycling. If the bins are filled with nonrecyclable materials, the duo […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Evolution of Vecoplan’s Shredders for Waste Plastics & Other Materials

June 8, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

Shredding equipment manufacturer Vecoplan’s V-ECO has undergone continuous development in collaboration with recyclers processing almost all types of waste plastics and other materials. According to the company, the V-ECO is energy efficient, powerful, and versatile. Developed in cooperation with customers, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

A Look at the Waste and Recycling Industry’s Fire Problem

June 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

Although there have been facility fires in the waste and recycling industry for years, the problem is just now being looked at more closely. In a recent article in International Fire Protection magazine, Ryan Fogelman, vice president of strategic partnerships […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro to Service 127,000 Multifamily Residences in Charlotte, N.C.

June 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

The city of Charlotte, N.C., has selected Waste Pro to provide waste and recycling collection services to 127,000 multifamily residential units. Waste Pro will begin servicing the city on July 1. Under Waste Pro’s new three-year contract, it will provide […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Unveils $30M RNG Facility in Louisville, Ky.

June 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management has unveiled its new $30 million renewable natural gas (RNG) technology at its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal facility in Louisville, Ky. This innovative facility captures methane produced by the landfill and converts it to pipeline quality natural […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works, Waste Management

Industry Experts Weigh In on How Technology can Help Reduce Food Waste

June 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

Food waste is still a major issue in the U.S. About $218 billion worth of food is thrown out each year and 21 percent of landfill volume is food waste, according to Feeding America, a nonprofit organization based in Chicago […]