New York City is working on how to reopen bars and restaurants, Mayor de Blasio says

May 27, 2020


New York City is in the process of figuring out when and how to reopen restaurants and bars safely with public health measures, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. While the city has yet to meet all the requirements to […]

How Can Waste Companies Successfully Navigate through the COVID-19 Crisis?

May 21, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has had a significant impact on the waste industry, including on the health and safety of front-line workers, as well as on cashflows, margins, waste volumes, recycling contamination levels and waste generation sources. Deemed an essential service, […]

Why PG&E’s Customers May See Even More Blackouts This Year

May 6, 2020

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric may need to rely even more heavily on forced blackouts this year, to prevent its grid from starting more deadly wildfires like the ones that drove it into bankruptcy. PG&E’s wildfire mitigation work appears […]

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should Be Free — But Who’s Paying?

May 22, 2020

Via: Kaiser Health News

Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That’s because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But many employers with self-funded health plans […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

COVID-19 is Forcing Farmers to Waste Food

May 21, 2020

Via: Waste360

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on the farmers and their crops. Rather than food being thrown out as kitchen waste, an unparalleled amount of food is getting dumped even before making it into grocery stores. […]