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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Interstate Waste Services Acquires Cipollini Carting and Recycling

September 28, 2022

Via: Waste360

Interstate Waste Services, Inc. (“IWS”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Cipollini Carting and Recycling, Inc. based in Rockaway, NJ. Cipollini Carting and Recycling, Inc. (“Cipollini”), founded in 1989, is a non-hazardous solid waste and recycling collection provider serving […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Much Can We Recycle?

September 28, 2022

Via: Waste360

A friend of mine likes to say the only thing wrong with recycling rates is the numerator and the denominator. I was reminded of this when I read about a study suggesting the 91.4 percent recycling rate for cardboard boxes, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The EPA’s Approach to Battery Recycling Initiatives in Tribal Communities

September 27, 2022

Via: Waste360

In order to build a circular economy of waste for all, we must bring a magnifying glass to every different kind of community and study the different aspects unique to their waste systems. In the United States, the Environmental Protection […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Episode 166: Government’s Role in Funding Recycling Infrastructure

September 26, 2022

Via: Waste360

Much has been said about recycling and the state of infrastructure. In this NothingWasted! episode, we bring you a dynamic session from WasteExpo 2022: “Government’s Role in Funding Recycling Infrastructure.” The discussion focused on California’s efforts and investments in infrastructure […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Let’s talk about Artificial Intelligence for recycling with Westeria

September 21, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

Westeria has made great steps just in the last 10 years to become the innovation leader in each of the four product areas: Windsifting, Conveying, Dosing and Spreading. In the procurement of conveyor technology, we have been able to standardise […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

ACC Encourages House to Pass Recycling Legislation, Send to President Biden’s Desk

September 16, 2022

Via: Waste360

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) applauds the Senate for unanimously passing S. 3742 the Recycling and Composting Accountability Act (RCAA) and S. 3743 the Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act (RIAA) in late July. These bipartisan bills are commonsense steps in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How can the waste sector face the current challenges?

September 12, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

What are the biggest challenges for the waste sector? Waste management is a universal issue affecting the daily health, productivity and cleanliness of communities. Poorly managed waste is contaminating the world’s oceans, clogging drains and causing flooding, transmitting diseases, increasing […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

What Can be Done With Coal Ash Waste?

September 8, 2022

Via: Waste360

The disposal of coal ash is a challenge due to the heavy metals inside of the material that is leached out by water and can contaminate groundwater. Due to this, the EPA has implemented strict disposal procedures to divert ash […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

11 reasons why Carbon Capture should be prioritized in the waste to energy sector

September 7, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

1. Methane Methane’s impact on climate change is 84x higher than CO2 on a 20 year basis and 18% of global anthropogenic methane originate from landfills due to the decomposition of organic waste fraction. With, 70% of the two billion […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

The Recycling Partnership Showcases Organization’s Efforts in 2022 Impact Report

August 30, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership was established with one goal in mind – creating a truly circular economy across the globe to bring an end to overflowing landfills. In its 2022 Impact Report, the organization breaks down all of the individual successes […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Manufacturer/Recycler Revolution Gives Agriculture Waste a Second Life

August 24, 2022

Via: Waste360

The agricultural plastic films market will be worth about $16.10 billion by 2030, projects Market Research Future. Products made from these materials—from geomembrane films to control humidity, to greenhouse cover films, to polytube for irrigation –protect crops and can help […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

ISRI Addresses State Legislators on Recycling Priorities

August 17, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industry, participated as one of eight private sector partners at the first in-person meeting of the National Conference on State Legislature (NCSL) Public-Private Partnership on Recycling. The Partnership […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Markets Stumbling in Our Shapeshifting Economy

August 15, 2022

Via: Waste360

No one should be surprised at the up and down prices for our recyclables. After all, they are commodities subject to the economy’s ups and downs. Unlike recycling markets, the current economy is doing both at the same time. The […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Pittsburgh Hosts Recycling Drop-off Days for Electronic and Chemical Waste

August 8, 2022

Via: Waste360

Not everything can be easily picked up in a recycling bin and recycled. Pittsburgh is attempting to still collect these items by offering designated days where residents can drop off these materials at the Department of Public Works Environmental Services […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Center for Sustainable Behavior & Impact to Drive Improvement in Recycling Behavior and Boost Confidence in U.S. Recycling

August 4, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership announced today that it has launched The Center for Sustainable Behavior & Impact (“The Center”) to drive measurable improvement in residential recycling behavior and mobilize household participation in the circular economy. Human behavior is at the heart […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro USA, Inc. Announces Closing of $50.0 million of Remarketed Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds

August 2, 2022

Via: Waste360

Waste Pro USA, Inc. (“Waste Pro”), a regional privately-held provider of non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services, announced today that it has completed the remarketing of two solid waste disposal revenue bond offerings with an aggregate principal amount […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Senate Adopts Recycling Legislation Supported by NWRA

July 29, 2022

Via: Waste360

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) applauds the U.S. Senate for passing S.3742, the Recycling Infrastructure and Accessibility Act of 2022, and S.3743, the Recycling and Composting Accountability Act. NWRA has been working with the staff of Senate Environment […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NWRA Submits Comments on EPA’s Proposed Recycling Education Toolkit

July 28, 2022

Via: Waste360

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with recommendations to the agency’s Recycling Education and Outreach Grant Program and Model Recycling Program Toolkit. “NWRA and its member companies support EPA’s efforts […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How the can industry plans to meet ambitious recycling rate targets

July 27, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

The Can Manufacturers Insitute (CMI) published the targets back in November last year. Even though the aluminum beverage can is already the most recycled beverage container in the US with a 45 percent recycling rate in 2020, the CMI members […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Financial Planning for Commodity Risk

July 22, 2022

Via: Waste360

Commodity prices fluctuate frequently, making it difficult for waste management and recycling companies to accurately project revenues related to commodities and plan accordingly. The inherent risk in the commodity market can be a stumbling block to business growth and sustained […]