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Category: Waste Management


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Eberhard Group Partners with ZenRobotics to Build AI-Driven Recycling Plant

October 29, 2020

Via: Waste360

Swiss-based circular economy pioneer Eberhard has made a major investment into a new recycling plant of 200 tons per hour that will convert mixed construction waste into valuable secondary raw materials as of fall 2021. Advanced AI and smart robotic […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycle Track Systems Announces Acquisition Of Food Waste Recycler Ambrosia

October 28, 2020

Via: Waste360

Recycle Track Systems, Inc. (RTS) announced the acquisition of Industrial Organic PBC (DBA Ambrosia), a closed-loop manufacturing company that turns food waste into circular products and commodities, furthering RTS’s commitment to sustainable solutions for waste management. This is the company’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Crossridge Landfill to Present to Jefferson County Board of Health

October 26, 2020

Via: Waste360

Crossridge Landfill located in Jefferson County, Ohio is at the center of multi-year legal proceedings involving EPA violations and other matters. The Jefferson County Board of Health has agreed to attend a presentation hosted by Crossridge Landfill to learn about […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Flexible Plastic Packaging Isn’t Being Recycled

October 22, 2020

Via: Waste360

Flexible plastic packaging, otherwise known as FPP, is the fastest growing form of packaging in the U.S. It is created in hundreds of forms, but most commonly used by consumers in plastic bags, sealable granola pouches and big pet food […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Sedgwick County Holds Hazardous Waste Collection Event

October 21, 2020

Via: Waste360

Sedgwick County, Kansas and Spirit Aerosystems recently collected waste including paint, batteries and chemicals from residents’ homes. The focus of the event was to safely remove poisonous and flammable materials for proper disposal. This was the first year for the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

1.2 Million Caps Collected to Raise Awareness of Plastic’s Harm to Sea Birds

October 20, 2020

Via: Waste360

It’s not the plastic water bottle that causes the most harm to sea birds, but the cap which is mistaken for food. A non-profit in Hawaii ensured that over 1.2 million plastic caps and lids will never get into the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New York’s Plastic Bag Ban Goes into Effect

October 19, 2020

Via: Waste360

New York’s Bag Waste Reduction Law goes into effect on Monday, Oct. 19. following a six-month delay. The ban on single-use plastic bags at supermarkets, delis, and superstores is aimed at reducing the number of bags that are used across […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works, Waste Management

Rehrig Develops Recycling Carts Made from Ocean Plastics

October 14, 2020

Via: Waste360

Rehrig Pacific, an LA-based manufacturing and solutions company, has achieved what was previously considered impossible by partnering with innovators around the globe to engineer a way to incorporate ocean-recovered and ocean-bound plastics into new products without compromising strength or appearance. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Impact of New Jersey’s New Environmental Justice Law

October 14, 2020

Via: Waste360

All 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have some form of environmental justice policy, intended to protect minorities and low-income citizens from disproportionately high exposure to pollution; but many of these vulnerable communities are still plagued, and at […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Exploring Plastics and Policy Related to the Circular Economy

October 13, 2020

Via: Waste360

Plastic is literally and figuratively everywhere it seems. That’s why this RRS webinar on “Single-use Plastics & the Circular Economy — Influencing Global Packaging Policy” caught my eye. New regulations are being enacted that tax, ban, or require producers to […]