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Public Utilities, Waste Management

University of New Hampshire Teams with Waste Management to Pump Landfill Gas for Energy

March 13, 2018

Via: Waste360

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has powered its Durham campus on renewable energy for years. And when it was looking to expand in the space, it just so happened to be at a time when Waste Management was trying […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Facilities Fight Contamination in the Face of New Import Policies

March 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

With China’s National Sword policy increasing the standard for contamination in plastic waste imports, recycling facilities across the country are working to clean up their end products or find new buyers. Such a task is more difficult than it may […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Anaergia to Build a Food Waste Recovery Facility for Waste Management Near L.A.

December 8, 2017

Via: Waste360

Anaergia Inc. has reached an agreement to construct a waste organics facility at Waste Management site in Sun Valley, Calif. This project is designed to recover food waste from Los Angeles’ municipal solid waste stream. Anaergia will build a solid […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Named to CDP’s 2017 Climate A List

November 1, 2017

Via: Waste360

Waste Management is among 5 percent of companies participating in CDP’s climate change program to be featured on the 2017 Climate A List. For the second year in a row, Waste Management has been recognized as a leader among companies […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

BLOG: Making Waste Work

October 27, 2017

Via: Waste Management World

WasteAid UK has produced a free online toolkit about community waste management called Making Waste Work which includes an illustrated step-by-step guides to collecting and disposing of waste safely. Waste management charity WasteAid UK has produced a free online toolkit […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Smarter Waste for the Smart City

September 14, 2017

Via: Waste360

When we hear “Smart City”, we probably picture a sustainable, liveable, and economically healthy environment scoring high on the quality of life scale. We picture efficiency, clean streets, and exceptional city services. We like the idea of smart cities. But […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Lexington, Ky., Considers Five-Year Waste Management Plan

August 28, 2017

Via: Waste360

The plan includes details on future waste and recycling goals, plans for larger recycling containers and smaller garbage receptacles and a potential pay-as-you-throw program. Lexington, Ky., leaders are considering adopting a five-year plan for waste management, which includes details on […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Virginia Landfill Reaches Settlement with State

July 7, 2017

Via: Waste360

CFS Group, the operator of a landfill in Petersburg, Va., will undertake community projects as part of an effort to bring its landfill inline with state environmental regulations. The company has agreed to a consent order with the Virginia Department […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How to Get People to Recycle Right

April 3, 2017

Via: Waste360

People want to recycle, but a diversion program’s success depends on residents’ and workers’ understanding of how to recycle correctly. As a result, the industry is ever wrestling with how to design strategic communication initiatives, with both the solid waste […]


Waste Management

Montgomery, Ala., Looks into New Recycling Options

March 17, 2017

Via: Waste360

The City of Montgomery, Ala.’s recycling facility has been closed for 17 months, and now, the city is struggling to develop a new recycling program because it’s currently not producing enough trash to make a new program sustainable. The city’s […]