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Category: Waste Management


Public Utilities, Waste Management

American University Leads NSF-Funded National Research Network to Address the Challenge of Reducing Wasted Food

October 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

In the United States, 40 percent of all food produced is never eaten, resulting in lost resources, economic costs to businesses and households, decreased food security and negative climate impacts. As the U.S. moves toward an ambitious goal to significantly […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Dried food waste as alternative fuel for cement industry

October 13, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

In Greece household fermentable waste (HFW) is usually disposed as part of mixed waste in landfills, the least sustainable option. The HORIZON 2020 project Waste4think developed an alternative approach to deal with the masses of food waste produced each day. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

ExxonMobil builds its first large-scale plastic waste advanced recycling facility

October 12, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

ExxonMobil plans to build its first large-scale plastic waste recycling facility in Texas to be able to better tackle the problem of plastic waste the environment. A smaller, temporary facility, is already operational and producing commercial volumes of certified circular […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Recycling Company Pleads Guilty to Recycling Fraud Scam

October 7, 2021

Via: Waste360

Recycling Services Alliance, Inc., a Sacramento, CA recycling company, will pay $34 million for a long-running fraud scheme in which the company illegally submitted fake weight tickets and processed out-of-state bottles and cans to get inflated refunds for used beverage […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Do Good Foods Launches Platform That Upcycles Grocery Store Food Waste

October 7, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Kamine Family, an established pioneer with a 40-year history of building large-scale infrastructure projects nationwide, today announced the launch of Do Good Foods. Backed by a $169M investment from Nuveen, Do Good Foods is the first scalable solution to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Why Industry and Government Want to Change the Rules Around a Universal Recycling Symbol

October 5, 2021

Via: Waste360

“Local jurisdictions and their haulers spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually educating our customers on what is recyclable in an effort to improve recycling rates and reduce contamination and recycling costs. But those dollars are wasted if the packaging […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

European Electronics Rental Company Expands to U.S. to Tackle E-waste

October 4, 2021

Via: Waste360

Grover, a consumer electronics rental company in Europe, recently expanded its offering into the U.S., hoping to aid in eliminating e-waste. “Grover is tech ownership for a new generation. With affordability, accessibility and sustainability, more people will have access to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

What OSHA’s Federal Heat Standard Means to Waste and Recycling

October 1, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Biden administration has increasingly placed policy and climate change at a point of convergence, emphasizing clean energy and advancement on the environmental justice front. As warmer days become commonplace, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycle Avengers Seeks Sponsors to Help Educate About Recycling Through Interactive Learning

September 29, 2021

Via: Waste360

Re-Teck, a leader in E-Waste recycling, and Great Focus Inc., a Re-Teck subsidiary, are in the final stages of development for their gaming app that will be used to educate students and parents on the benefits of electronic recycling. Re-Teck […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste

September 28, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

According to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) reducing food losses and waste is essential in a world where the number of people affected by hunger has been slowly on the rise since 2014, and tons […]