Tag: landfill waste

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Plastic-eating Enzyme Could Eliminate Billions of Tons of Landfill Waste

June 7, 2022

Via: Waste360

Scientists and engineers at the University of Texas recently discovered a useful enzyme that can break down plastics. The enzyme is praised as the first discovered to work in a reasonable range of temperatures for practical use. While the field […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

U.S. Cities, States Fall Short on 2020 Recycling Goals

January 23, 2020

Via: Waste360

Many cities and states across the U.S. that have vowed to reduce their landfill waste by 2020 are falling short on their waste reduction goals. And, according to a Bloomberg Environment report, the challenges go beyond the implementation of China’s […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Refuse Vehicles Go Full Circle with Redeem RNG

March 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks are fueled by the very solid waste they haul. The city of Fresno signed a two-year agreement […]