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Category: Waste Management


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Renault wants to generate 1 billion euros from ‘circular economy’ by 2030

April 19, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Renault is going to turn its Flins factory outside Paris into a research, recycling and repair centre and will generate more than 1 billion euros in sales from circular economy. Renault’s chief executive Luca de Meo told the french “du […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Pandemic Recycling Data Shows Big Spikes in Cardboard Boxes, Aluminum Cans, Bottles

April 16, 2021

Via: Waste360

PHOENIX – This Earth Day, Republic Services is releasing pandemic recycling data showing significant increases in the recycling of cardboard boxes, aluminum cans and plastic and glass bottles over the last year, reflecting a shift in consumer behavior to more […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Li-Cycle to Build New Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility in Arizona

April 15, 2021

Via: Waste360

Li-Cycle Corp. (“Li-Cycle” or “the Company”), an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the largest lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, today announced that the Company will build its third commercial lithium-ion battery recycling facility, to be located […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Technology Turns COVID-19 PPE into Reusable Plastic Blocks

April 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

The United Kingdom is using approximately 53 million single-use face masks daily. Cardiff-based Thermal Compaction Group has developed specialized thermal heating machines that converts used PPE such as gowns and masks into reusable plastic blocks in one hour. The blocks […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Higher Garbage Bills for Auburn, CA Residents

April 13, 2021

Via: Waste360

The closed landfill in Auburn, CA is costing tax payers money as the city continues to meet the post-closure requirements of the permit for the landfill. The 40-acre landfill, which was closed in 1984, was built in 1957 and is […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Ford and HP collaborate to transform 3d waste into auto parts

April 13, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The recycled materials are being used to manufacture injection-molded fuel-line clips installed first on Super Duty F-250 trucks. The parts have better chemical and moisture resistance than conventional versions, are 7 percent lighter and cost 10 percent less. The Ford […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

This is why companys are adopting strategies to integrate circularity

April 9, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis finds that leading brand owners and original equipment manufacturers in the industry are adopting strategies to integrate sustainability and circularity into their business activities following mounting pressure from consumers and government bodies. While nearly 370 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NWRA Calls on Congressmen to Support Incentives for Increased Private Sector Domestic Recycling Infrastructure

April 8, 2021

Via: Waste360

Arlington, VA – Congressmen Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Larry Buschon (R-IN) reintroduced the Realizing the Economic Opportunities and Values of Expanding Recycling (RECOVER) Act on April 5. The legislation, which mirrors the bill they introduced in late 2019, would provide […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Meridian Waste Closes New Acquisition in Raleigh

April 2, 2021

Via: Waste360

RALEIGH, N.C. – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced it closed on the purchase of a new acquisition in the greater Raleigh, N.C., marketplace, its second in the state since beginning operations in January 2020. The […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Corona provided more packaging waste

March 31, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The waste management industry has also been hit hard by the Corona crisis: Waste volumes and the composition of waste have fluctuated greatly, and waste management companies have often had to adjust to changes at very short notice. Nevertheless, most […]