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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Leading Food Rescue Organizations Join Forces

September 18, 2019

Via: Waste360

Two major players in food rescue are joining forces to scale operations and respond to the disconnect between the fact that we waste 40 percent of our food while one in seven are hungry. Since 2016, Food Rescue Hero, a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Frontier Waste Solutions Makes Moves in Texas Market

September 18, 2019

Via: Waste360

Frontier Waste Solutions, a solid waste and recycling collection company based in Texas, completed five acquisitions during the third quarter—Midwest Waste Services, Panther City Disposal, Riata Disposal, H&L Rural Trash and Triple H Dumpster Service. Additionally, earlier in 2019, Frontier […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Data Protection Laws to Impact E-waste Recyclers

September 17, 2019

Via: Waste360

Two new laws in New York and California are expected to transform the way businesses and electronic scrap recyclers handle data security and personal information. In July, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill S5575B, also known […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Hawaii County Seeks Waste Reduction, Recycling Solutions

September 17, 2019

Via: Waste360

Hawaii Island’s county officials announced it’s time for a “major paradigm shift” for the island’s waste reduction and recycling efforts. One Kohala councilman has sponsored a resolution urging directors of the Department of Environmental Management and Research and Development to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Lawmakers Fail to Pass Comprehensive Single-use Plastic Reform

September 16, 2019

Via: Waste360

California’s legislature ended its session in the early hours of September 14 without passing the California Circular Economy and Pollution Reduction Act (bills AB 1080 and SB 54), which would have been the first measures to phase out all single-use […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Projects Could Boost Recycled Glass Market in the South

September 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Recycled glass could get a market boost in certain areas of the south with the aniticipated development of two new facilities. Arglass Yamamura announced it is planning to build a $123 million bottle plant in Valdosta, Ga., that could potentially […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Refutes Recycling Claims in Jackson, Miss.

September 11, 2019

Via: Waste360

After the public works director in Jackson, Miss., claimed he was concerned recycling in the city was being sent to landfills or “accumulating until someone got it,” the city’s hauler, Waste Management, released a statement refuting those “false statements.” WLBT […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

District Pilot to Transform Organic Waste into Liquid Transportation Fuels

September 10, 2019

Via: Waste360

Central Contra Costa Sanitary District in Martinez, Calif., is about to launch a pilot at its wastewater treatment plant to make renewable liquid transportation fuels from mixed, wet organic waste that would otherwise ship to landfill. Developed by the U.S. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Clearwater, Fla., to Increase Solid Waste Fees

September 9, 2019

Via: Waste360

In a meeting on August 12, David Powers, the city of Clearwater, Fla.’s controller for solid waste and general service, asked the City Council to approve a 3.75 percent hike in the average household solid waste bill in 2020 through […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Legislature Passes Commercial Composting, Recycling Bill

September 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

The California State Legislature passed a bill requiring businesses to make composting and recycling bins accessible to customers at restaurants, malls and other businesses. Earlier this week, AB 827 received bi-partisan support in a 30-9 vote on the Senate Floor […]