Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus

July 1, 2020

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. Marshaled against a virus that has sickened at least 2.6 million in the U.S., killed more than […]

PepsiCo on Target with Recycling Goals

June 23, 2020

PepsiCo recently released its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting “progress toward its sustainability goals and reaffirming the company’s agenda to help build a more sustainable food system.” The company tracks its sustainability efforts and shares insights on how this impacts the […]

Utilities remain mute on FERC net metering petition, leave filing to face overwhelming opposition

June 16, 2020

State regulators, the renewable energy industry, environmentalists, members of Congress and others have been openly opposed to the New England Ratepayers Association (NERA) petition from the start, but observers have been less sure of where utility interests would fall, particularly […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro Acquires Angie’s Disposal Service, Inc.

July 6, 2020

Via: Waste360

CITRUS COUNTY, FL – July 3, 2020 – Effective July 1, 2020, Waste Pro has acquired Angie’s Disposal Service, Inc., based in Citrus County, Florida. The company has been servicing approximately 4,500 customers in the area for the past four […]

Miscellaneous, Public Works

Dole to Eliminate Food Waste by 2025

July 2, 2020

Via: Waste360

Dole grows all type of fruit including bananas, but not all of them end up as food. The company announced that over the next five years it plans to eliminate the waste. To reach its goal, Dole plans to eliminate […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Solar mini-grids will be critical to universal electrification

July 2, 2020

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

However, the mini-grid market is currently nascent, despite it being the least-cost option for electricity access in many areas. This is according to the State of the Global Mini-Grids Market Report 2020 – from the Mini-Grid Partnership (MGP), published by […]