Tag: contracts

Basic Services, Civil Service, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Houston City Council Again Delays Recycling Deal

January 4, 2018

Via: Waste360

In Houston, the New Year has started off much like the last ended: with continued contention over a proposed 20-year, $37-million recycling contract. In the latest delay, City Councilman Mike Knox pushed a vote on the deal out at least […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Killeen, Texas, Considering Outsourcing Trash Collection to Private Company

December 12, 2017

Via: Waste360

Even though the city of Killeen, Texas, has better numbers than other cities that have already outsourced their trash collection to private companies, the Killeen City Council wants to see a direct comparison between outsourcing the service and the city’s […]

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

Portsmouth, Va., Burns Recyclables After Contract Ends with Recycling and Disposal Services

November 14, 2017

Via: Waste360

The city has been sending recyclables collected from residential recycling bins to Wheelabrator Technologies to be burned and transformed into steam energy and electricity that’s sold onto the grid. More than a week ago, Portsmouth, Va.’s contract with Recycling and […]


How forward-thinking utilities are addressing corporate demand for renewables

December 14, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

It could be one of the utility regulatory stories of the year: In 2016, utilities across the country doubled the number of renewable tariff programs to meet skyrocketing demand from large corporate customers. At the end of 2015, only five […]