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Siemens inaugurates world’s largest electrothermal energy storage system

June 13, 2019

A ‘milestone’ electric thermal energy storage system operated by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is now operational. The heat storage facility is located in Hamburg-Altenwerder in Germany and contains around 1000 tonnes of volcanic rock as an energy storage medium. It […]


Omaha, Neb., City Council Nixes Proposed Trash Contract

June 5, 2019

The Omaha, Neb., City Council rejected Mayor Jean Stothert’s trash contract “compromise” on June 4, as council members still had too many unanswered questions and too many residents were still unhappy with the multimillion-dollar bid. According to a KETV ABC […]


What’s California’s True Recycling Story?

May 30, 2019

When we hear California’s waste management story, it’s typically about how this West Coast state is ahead of the curve, with recycling rates well above the national average. We hear of California’s ambitious targets and laws to divert from landfill […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Canada Seeks to Ban Single-use Plastics by 2021

June 10, 2019

Via: Waste360

Canada’s government is looking to ban single-use plastics beginning in 2021, according to a CBC News report. The full list of plastics to be banned by the federal government will follow the model chosen by the European Union, which voted […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Partnership Launches Portal to Address Global E-waste Challenge

June 10, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Global E-waste Statistics Partnership, of which the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is a founding member, recently launched globalewaste.org, an open source portal that visualizes electronic waste (e-waste) data and statistics globally, by region and by country, for policymakers, industry, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro Closes $46.5M Sale of Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds

June 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

Waste Pro USA, Inc., a regional privately held provider of non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services, announced that it has completed the sale of the $46,515,000 Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC) Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds, Series 2019. […]