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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Scores a Solid Q2 – and Raises 2021 Revenue Guidance

July 27, 2021

Via: Waste360

Waste Management (WM) announced its second quarter earnings today. The company continues this industry earnings season strong with revenue of $4.48B. WM once again increased its 2021 financial guidance with confidence based on these strong results. Jim Fish, Waste Management’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

US: Zero Food Waste Act could combat carbon emissions

July 26, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

30-40% of food supply worth $161 million is wasted each year. This translates to $1,500 in wasted food per average family of four. The US is currently considered the world-wide leader in food waste generation, food waste being the number […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Ravago Acquires Equity Interest in Advanced Recycling Company Alterra Energy

July 22, 2021

Via: Waste360

Alterra Energy, an innovative advanced recycling technology company, and Ravago, a global leader in polymer recycling and distribution, announced today that Ravago has acquired an equity interest in Alterra Energy. Ravago will be a strategic partner in supplying pre-processed waste […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling won’t solve plastic crisis, report finds

July 21, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

A new report says that recycling methods alone won’t eradicate plastic pollution. Published by Filipino public interest network Eco Waste Coalition on Wednesday, July 21, the review outlines how ineffective advanced recycling methods such as chemical recycling, waste-to-energy and pyrolysis […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Wind sector CEOs call on G20 to get real about renewables

July 20, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

The CEOs have identified six policy changes required to ensure that the deployment of wind energy capacity increases by three times from 93GW in 2020 to 390GW by 2030, in line with the findings of the International Energy Agency and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Vehicle energy source generated from tamarind shells

July 19, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

An international research team has developed a way to process tamarind shells into vehicle energy sources. Tamarind pods are usually discarded as agricultural waste. As these husks are often bulky, they end up taking a lot of space on landfills. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC considers adding ‘innovation zones’ in Raleigh, Boston

July 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission will vote this week on whether to add two more locations to its roster of wireless Innovation Zones: Raleigh, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts. Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel proposed the addition of the two locations last […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Bipartisan Solutions for Water Infrastructure

July 15, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

As the debate over infrastructure continues, the importance of supporting our nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure is key to the conversation. Across the country, many of these aging systems are reaching the end of their usable lifecycle and need modernization. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Plastic’s Role in Accelerating a Low-Carbon, Sustainable Economy

July 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

Lighter is better. Using less is better. Especially when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. As a surge of companies commit to carbon neutrality in the coming years, many are left with taking a hard look at their enterprise and […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Are renewables really sustainable?

July 13, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

This is not about naming and shaming, as clearly an inclusive energy mix is desirable and renewables, as well as nuclear energy offer much cleaner options than their dirtier generation counterparts. However, it is vital that in our haste to […]