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Public Utilities, Waste Management

NYC Delays Implementation of Commercial Waste Zone System

March 30, 2020

Via: Waste360

The implementation of New York City’s Commercial Waste Zones bill, which was passed last October and aims to improve recycling, safety and labor standards, is being delayed by at least a month due to the impact of COVID-19. The de […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glendale, Calif., Moves Closer to Commercial Waste Zone System

February 6, 2020

Via: Waste360

Earlier this week, the Glendale, Calif., City Council voted to move another step forward in its transition to a waste collection franchise system. Councilmen moved forward with a vetting process for trash hauling companies interested in securing a 10-year contract […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Connections Acquires Penn Waste

January 21, 2020

Via: Waste360

Penn Waste announced it has been acquired by Waste Connections, Inc. Founded in 2000, Penn Waste offers residential and commercial waste management and recycling services in south central Pennsylvania. In a January 18 blog post, Penn Waste made the following […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Boulder, Colo., Increases Commercial Waste Diversion Rate

August 14, 2018

Via: Waste360

The city of Boulder, Colo., passed its Universal Zero Waste Ordinance that requires businesses to recycle and compost in 2016 and began enforcing the ordinance in 2017. Since then, the city has seen an uptick in commercial waste reduction. In […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Commercial Waste Zones Can Help Reduce Vehicle Emissions

June 22, 2018

Via: Waste360

As many states and cities work to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, solutions like commercial waste zones and new laws and policies are considered and/or implemented. Los Angeles implemented a commercial waste zone system last year, and now New York […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NYC Mayor Criticized for Closed-Door Trash Collection Meetings

January 23, 2018

Via: Waste360

Many businesses in New York City are demanding that Mayor Bill de Blasio hold public hearings on a proposal to shift to a zoned commercial collection system. The demand is in response to a private meeting of the New York […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Examining Fort Worth, Texas’ 20-Year Solid Waste Management Plan

October 9, 2017

Via: Waste360

For the first time, the city of Fort Worth, Texas, is focusing on both residential and commercial waste as it begins implementing its newly approved, 20-year comprehensive solid waste management plan. The city’s previous 20-year plan spanned 1995 to 2015. […]