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NWRA White Paper Breaks Down Plastic Recycling Myths

January 12, 2023

A new white paper from the National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) aims to dispel the plastic recycling myths perpetuated by mainstream media outlets. These reports are harming rather than helping the public as they search for accurate information about […]


Ookla: Global mobile network speeds rose 17% in 2022

January 5, 2023

Fixed and mobile networks around the world continued to get faster last year, according to new figures from Ookla. On average, global mobile network download speeds increased 16.8% between November 2021 and November 2022, while fixed broadband speeds jumped 28% […]


Covering More with Less: Securing Renewable Energy Sources

December 27, 2022

A wide range of industries fall under the umbrella of critical infrastructure, and they are all—as the name implies—critical. From energy production and water treatment to transportation and data storage, everything within critical infrastructure serves an essential purpose when it […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Episode 181: Do the Thing: Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs in Waste & Recycling and Beyond

January 23, 2023

Via: Waste360

In our latest episode of NothingWasted!, we spoke with Andy Weins from Green Up Solutions about the power of community connection, the beauty of entrepreneurship, leadership lessons from the military that apply to any business and more. His company is […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Drones monitor landfill methane emissions

January 23, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

Greenhouse Gases actually come with a cost. According to a Draft Report on the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases presented last November by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the estimated social cost of methane due to the future impacts […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NRDC Expands Food Matters City Partnerships to Reduce Food Waste Across the U.S.

January 20, 2023

Via: Waste360

After more than seven successful years of working in over 20 select cities on food waste reduction, NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) is expanding its Food Matters program across the United States. This next phase of the program will bring […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

DOE funds projects to work on overcoming fusion energy hurdles

January 19, 2023

Via: Power Engineering International

The Department of Energy (DOE) announced $2.3 million in funding for 10 projects intended to pair private industry with DOE’s national laboratories to overcome challenges in fusion energy development. In December, DOE announced that a team at Lawrence Livermore National […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Nashville Receives Investment to Support Increased Recycling Collection

January 19, 2023

Via: Waste360

The City of Nashville on January 11 announced the launch of enhancements to modernize its recycling program with support in part from American Beverage and The Recycling Partnership. In total, $4.8 million will be used to replace the existing schedule […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

European Parliament pushes for tighter rules for waste shipments

January 19, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

Back in November 2021 European Commission tabled a proposal to reform the EU rules on waste shipments, laying down procedures and control measures for the shipment of waste, depending on its origin, destination and transport route, the type of waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Study Examines Which Plastics Recycling Methods Are Most Efficient

January 19, 2023

Via: Waste360

As 300 million tons of plastic waste continues to be generated each year across the globe, governmental entities and stakeholders are working to improve recycling infrastructure. A new study from the American Chemical Society examined which methods of recycling are […]


Basic Services, Emergency Services

Nextivity acquires public safety HPUE company

January 19, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

In-building wireless company Nextivity has acquired High-Power User Equipment (HPUE) company Assured Wireless, which serves the public safety user market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Assured Wireless was founded in 2016 and is based in San Diego, […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

New Mexico Transmission Line Will Support Renewable Energy Development

January 18, 2023

Via: PowerMag

A major power transmission project will proceed in New Mexico after a regulatory group approved a public-private partnership for development of a 400-mile high-voltage direct current line. The New Mexico North Path project could move as much as 4 GW […]