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Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Lawmakers Consider Bottle Bill Overhaul

January 15, 2020

Via: Waste360

This year, some California legislators are looking to overhaul the state’s Bottle Bill. A state Senate committee is expected to hold hearings this week on a bill that would make beverage manufacturers more responsible for helping consumers recycle, the Los […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Advocates Remain Hopeful for New Jersey Food Waste Recycling Bill

January 9, 2020

Via: Waste360

After nearly six years in the making, New Jersey is likely to pass food waste recycling legislation this week. At least that is the hope of environmental advocates, particularly environmental law attorney Matthew Karmel, who is also the chairman of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Proactive Approach Needed to Address Plastic Pollution

January 6, 2020

Via: Waste360

As debates around plastic pollution continue to grow, Plastics News points out that an underlying question for 2020 will be how to pay for the recycling infrastructure that industry, environmental groups and governments all say is needed. The op-ed points […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

San Francisco Struggles to Reach Zero Waste Goal

December 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

San Francisco has been on a mission to reduce to zero the amount of waste it sends to landfills. And the city has been fighting an ongoing—maybe impossible—battle to make that goal a reality. Politico points out that San Francisco […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Jersey Senate Committee Combines Bills to Advance Recycling

November 25, 2019

Via: Waste360

The New Jersey Senate’s Environment and Energy Committee has combined two bills designed to analyze the state’s recycling challenges and recommend ways of reusing more recyclable materials, NJ Spotlight reports. The combined bill (S-3939/3-944) calls for the creation of a […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Sarasota County, Fla., Makes Transition to Single Stream Recycling

November 21, 2019

Via: Waste360

Sarasota County, Fla., has begun its transition to single stream recycling. New carts are currently being delivered to residents who live outside Sarasota, Venice, North Port and Longboat Key through December 20, and pickups are slated to begin on January […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Legislative Report Details New Hampshire’s Recycling Challenges

November 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

In an effort to examine the state of recycling in New Hampshire, legislators have compiled a new report that details underlying policy and infrastructure challenges in the state. Waste Dive, which conducted a “top to bottom” review of the 27-page […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Navigating Technology in Waste & Recycling

November 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

In the latest episode of our NothingWasted! Podcast, we bring you a dynamic Spotlight Session from WasteExpo 2019: “Navigating Technology in Waste & Recycling.” The discussion features: Mark Abbass, chief marketing officer for AMCS Group; Brian Giambagno, chief financial officer […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

WM Faces Larger-than-expected Recycling Headwind in Q3 2019

October 24, 2019

Via: Waste360

Houston-based Waste Management, Inc. (WM) reported revenues of $3.97 billion for the third quarter of 2019, which is up from $3.82 billion for the same 2018 period. Despite this positive, the company experienced a larger-than-expected recycling headwind that resulted in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Jersey Legislators Work to Fix Statewide Recycling System

August 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

Legislators in New Jersey are examining ways to fix the state’s recycling system, where many communities are paying more to recycle than dispose of their trash. The state seeks to not abandon three decades of recycling mandates but rather to […]