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Public Utilities, Waste Management

SWANA Report Analyzes Residential Yard Waste Collection

August 15, 2018

Via: Waste360

A new report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) documents the collection of yard waste, analyzing schedules, processes and costs, while looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and mitigate risks. The report, […]


Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Oil Owns Gas Stations. Who Will Own EV Charging Stations?

August 14, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Pull into a gas station and you know you’re dealing with a company in the oil sector. But if you fuel up your electric vehicle, the fragmented nature of charging infrastructure ownership means that any of a range of players […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Boulder, Colo., Increases Commercial Waste Diversion Rate

August 14, 2018

Via: Waste360

The city of Boulder, Colo., passed its Universal Zero Waste Ordinance that requires businesses to recycle and compost in 2016 and began enforcing the ordinance in 2017. Since then, the city has seen an uptick in commercial waste reduction. In […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Michigan utilities propose more than $20M in EV charging programs

August 13, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

Utilities across the country are viewing new demand from EVs as a potential boon to their systems, potentially allowing greater utilization and lower costs. But that will require the vehicles to be plugged in when other demand is low, to […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Inside Arizona’s Latest Clash Over Renewable Energy Targets

August 13, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Arizona’s politics over renewable energy have always been contentious. As the state considers adding new targets, this year is no different. There are two proposals to increase Arizona’s renewable portfolio standard. One, a ballot initiative, would add a 50 percent […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US Wind Industry ‘Full Steam Ahead’ Despite Wind Catcher Cancellation

August 8, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

It’s American Wind Week, and the U.S. wind industry has a lot to celebrate. The American Wind Energy Association launched Wind Week last year when wind power became the country’s largest source of renewable energy capacity. Today, the industry employs […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Begins Organic Recycling Program for Businesses

August 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management is set to develop an organic recycling program in Tehachapi, Calif., that focuses solely on businesses and multifamily dwellings. The company has been reaching out to businesses and informing the community about how the new recycling program is […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

A Sea of Plastic: 65 Years in the Making

August 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

We’ve been making plastic for 65 years, but we still haven’t figured out what to do with it once we’re done using it. And since plastic is not biodegradable, about 70 percent of our discarded plastic ends up in open […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

China is Cashing in on Trash Disposal

August 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

Dynagreen Environment Protection Group, a Chinese company that collects, stores and incinerates garbage, has surged nearly 500 percent since it began trading in Shanghai in June. The Chinese government just announced that for the first time, households will have to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Grand Rapids, Mich., Program Expands Computer Recycling Efforts

August 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based nonprofit organization The Geek Group recently expanded its Computers for Families e-recycling program with the opening of its new Computer Recycling Center. While the Computers for Families program has been around for a few years, since about […]