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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Suntory Group Joins Global Plastic Action Partnership

December 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Suntory Group announced it has joined the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP), a global platform that works to effectively and sustainably reduce plastic waste and pollution around the world. This partnership will help Suntory be part of a more sustainable […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Robotics and AI Can Make Recycling Facilities Safer

December 11, 2019

Via: Waste360

Safety is top of mind for the waste and recycling industry, which has been listed on the most dangerous jobs list for years. Those in the industry are constantly seeking new ways to boost safety, and advancements in technology have […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Report Analyzes Expansion of New York State Bottle Bill

December 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Recycling Today reports that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation and the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Pollution Prevention Institute released a study on whether the state should expand its bottle bill program to include wine and liquor bottles. The […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

San Francisco Struggles to Reach Zero Waste Goal

December 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

San Francisco has been on a mission to reduce to zero the amount of waste it sends to landfills. And the city has been fighting an ongoing—maybe impossible—battle to make that goal a reality. Politico points out that San Francisco […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Tips for Battery Recycling

December 2, 2019

Via: Waste360

When it comes to recycling batteries, many people simply don’t know what to do with them or don’t realize that they are recyclable. A recent survey, commissioned by Call2Recycle and conducted by the Harris Poll, found that about three in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Hawaii County Council Advances Waste Reduction Resolution

November 26, 2019

Via: Waste360

A resolution to reduce waste and generate more clean energy has just made its way through several committees of the Hawaii County Council. The resolution will now head to the full council for a final vote. West Hawaii Today reports […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Trump DOE Launches Plastics Innovation Challenge

November 25, 2019

Via: Waste360

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the launch of the Plastics Innovation Challenge, a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) program to accelerate innovations in energy-efficient plastics recycling technologies. Plastics are used in thousands of products essential to modern […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Jersey Senate Committee Combines Bills to Advance Recycling

November 25, 2019

Via: Waste360

The New Jersey Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee has combined two bills designed to analyze the state’s recycling challenges and recommend ways of reusing more recyclable materials, NJ Spotlight reports. The combined bill (S-3939/3-944) calls for the creation of a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Sarasota County, Fla., Makes Transition to Single Stream Recycling

November 21, 2019

Via: Waste360

Sarasota County, Fla., has begun its transition to single stream recycling. New carts are currently being delivered to residents who live outside Sarasota, Venice, North Port and Longboat Key through December 20, and pickups are slated to begin on January […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Badgerland Signs Two New Wisconsin Waste, Recycling Contracts

November 20, 2019

Via: Waste360

Badgerland Disposal, Wisconsin’s independent waste diversion and recycling provider, announced two exclusive municipal contracts with the city of Waterloo and the town of Waterloo, both in Jefferson County. The exclusive seven- and five-year contracts, respectively, will be effective January 1, […]