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Infrastructure, Public Works

Industry Experts Weigh In on the Proposed Infrastructure Plan

February 21, 2018

Via: Waste360

Last week, the Trump administration released a 53-page infrastructure plan, outlining its proposal for rebuilding America’s infrastructure. The proposed plan, which is one of the largest to be released by the White House, has some similarities to Australia’s infrastructure plan, […]


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

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

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 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Lawsuit Seeks to Temporarily Halt iPhone Battery Recycling Program

January 26, 2018

Via: Waste360

Attorneys representing New York resident Keaton Harvey in a lawsuit against Apple Inc. have filed a motion to temporarily halt Apple’s iPhone battery recycling program, arguing the company could be destroying critical evidence. The motion is being filed as a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Evian to Use 100% Recycled Plastic in All Water Bottles

January 19, 2018

Via: Waste360

Evian, the France-based bottled water company, announced that it will make all its water bottles from 100 percent recycled plastic. It also announced plans to use all materials in a closed loop by 2025, effectively becoming “circular” and not contributing […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Benefits of a Hub and Spoke Recycling System

January 19, 2018

Via: Waste360

Managing recycling in a rural area is no easy feat. There are challenges to worry about like transportation and having enough material to make recycling a financially viable option as well as the difficult task of finding a home for […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Jersey Government Purchases Online Platform to Assist with Recycling Education

January 17, 2018

Via: Waste360

The Christie administration is purchasing a digital program that will consolidate recycling information for New Jersey towns and counties into a single app that residents can download and access free of charge. The app, called Recycle Coach, is accessible by […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

South Carolina Winery Launches Glass Recycling Program for Old Bottles

January 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

Debra and Josh Jones of City Scape Winery have launched a glass recycling program for old wine bottles to help keep them from being sent to landfill. Using an FDA-certified method to sterilize and reuse old bottles, the owners estimate […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

GWMS Keynote Preview: How to Finance the Transition to a Zero Waste Future

January 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

The biggest economic opportunity in the history of the planet is figuring out how to finance the transition to a zero waste future, according to Terry Tamminen, CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and co-founder of the Planet Pledge Fund. […]