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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Undressing the Current State & Future of Textile Recycling in the U.S.

June 30, 2020

Via: Waste360

Today, Resource Recycling Systems (RRS) releases its white paper on “Textile Recovery in the U.S.: A Roadmap to Circularity,” which highlights the current state of textile waste in the U.S. and outlines “a future-state system in which textiles are recovered […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Best Trash Company Award Goes to Meridian Waste

June 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, has been voted the Nassau County Record’s Best Trash Company 2020. “We have a hardworking team and couldn’t be happier to be recognized as the Best Trash Company in Nassau County,” […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The World’s Trash is Increasingly Ending up in Incinerators

June 19, 2020

Via: Waste360

In both the U.S. and Europe “incinerators are becoming the most viable option for many municipalities to deal with much of their garbage.” This is partly due to the challenges associated with recycling coupled with the fact that many landfills […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Connecticut Town Expands Recycling Program to Include Food Scraps

June 18, 2020

Via: Waste360

Residents of Greenwich, Conn., will be able to send their food scraps to be recycled as the town on June 12 launched its first food scrap recycling program. Participation is voluntary. The pilot program is open to all residents who […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Senate Breathes New Life into Federal Recycling Conversation

June 18, 2020

Via: Waste360

With COVID-19 taking its toll on recycling, the Senate made an effort to breathe new life into the federal discussion. On June 17, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held an oversight hearing on “Responding to the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking

June 17, 2020

Via: Waste360

For the sixth consecutive year, Waste Management has been named to 3BL Media’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, which recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies. “It is the care and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Santa Rosa County in Negotiations with Waste Pro

June 15, 2020

Via: Waste360

In April, Emerald Coast Utility Authority announced its decision not to renew its one-year contract (ending Dec. 31, 2020) for trash pickup in the north end of Santa Rosa County, Calif. Now, County Commissioners are negotiating with Waste Pro to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

All New 100% Electric Refuse Collection Vehicle from Dennis Eagle

June 11, 2020

Via: Waste Management World

Leamington Spa, UK based refuse collection vehicle manufacturer, Dennis Eagle, has launched the eCollect, a 100% electric eRCV claimed to be the world’s first all-electric Refuse Collection Vehicle from an OEM. The company said that follwoing exhaustive tests and the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Weathering the Essential: A Look Inside the COVID-19 Impact on the Waste and Recycling Industry

June 8, 2020

Via: Waste360

After several months in quarantine, America is beginning to slowly reopen; restarting the economy and attempting to put more than 30 million unemployed Americans back to work. Unlike other viruses and diseases, COVID-19 seemingly came out of nowhere, spreading quickly, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Maryland Governor Extends Appreciation to SWANA and Industry

June 3, 2020

Via: Waste360

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has received a letter from Maryland’s Governor, Larry Hogan, thanking “SWANA and our nation’s waste management professionals for their tireless efforts throughout the ongoing public health crisis.” Governor […]