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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Study: U.S. Tops List of Countries Fueling the Waste Crisis

July 8, 2019

Via: Waste360

America’s thirst for consumption is not matched by an appetite for recycling, reveals a new index identifying the country as the world’s top producer of waste and one of the worst of any industrialized nation for managing its trash. In […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Circulate Capital, USAID, Ocean Conservancy Partner to Combat Ocean Plastic

June 11, 2019

Via: Waste360

Circulate Capital, an investment management firm dedicated to incubating and financing companies and infrastructure that prevent ocean plastic in South and Southeast Asia (SSEA), announced a blended finance partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to combat ocean […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Pro Closes $46.5M Sale of Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds

June 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

Waste Pro USA, Inc., a regional privately held provider of non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services, announced that it has completed the sale of the $46,515,000 Florida Development Finance Corporation (FDFC) Solid Waste Disposal Revenue Bonds, Series 2019. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Cincinnati Chosen for Pilot Program to Increase Recycling

June 3, 2019

Via: Waste360

Cincinnati has been chosen by the U.S. Chamber Foundation for a national pilot program to increase recycling in local communities. The U.S. Chamber Foundation launched its Beyond 34 pilot project in Orlando, Fla., in September 2017. Beyond 34 aims to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

FEAD Position Paper on Improving Packaging Recycling Rates

May 31, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

The European federation representing the private waste and resource management industry, FEAD, has published a position paper on improving packaging design to increase recycling rates in the framework of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. The organistion explained that following […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Association: Bad Apples Shouldn’t Stop Waste Exports

May 28, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

With criticism of plastic waste exports mounting in many developed nations, in the UK, the Recycling Association has said that exports of recycled materials have their place in part of a global economy, but that these need to be high-quality […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Six Waste & Recycling Firms Warn Government Against Creating ‘Monopoly’

May 24, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

The UK government’s proposal for local waste and recycling ‘monopolies’ is being challenged by a group of six independent waste management companies. The group comprises of BPR Group, Cawleys, First Mile, Grundon, KP Waste and Simply Waste Solutions and has […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

It’s Time to Wake Up to the Threat of Single-use Plastics

May 13, 2019

Via: Waste360

With the May 10 vote to add new measures to restrict and bring disclosure to plastic waste trade through the U.N. Basel Convention, the years-long tremor shaking up plastic recycling became a massive earthquake. Countries will now have the right […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Womer Pedals Her Way to Composting and Recycling Success

May 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

In the fifth episode of our NothingWasted! Podcast, we chat with Sarah Womer, founder of Zero to Go, an education-based waste management company focused on composting and recycling in Hudson Valley, N.Y. We got to speak with her about growing […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

TerraCycle Joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment

May 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

TerraCycle, a New Jersey-based international recycling company that specializes in recycling the unrecyclable, announced its admittance into the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP). TerraCycle joined the organization at the Supplier Partnership’s second quarter meeting of 2019. The Suppliers Partnership […]