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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Partnership Awards Largest Recycling Cart Grant to the City of Omaha

January 6, 2021

Via: Waste360

The Recycling Partnership awarded its largest recycling cart grant in its six-year history to the City of Omaha, expanding recycling capacity to nearly half of one million residents with the delivery of new 96-gallon recycling carts that replaced 18-gallon bins. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Acquires Roy Strom Company

January 5, 2021

Via: Waste360

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (“LRS”), the nation’s seventh-largest privately-held waste and recycling company, today announced its largest acquisition to-date: Maywood, Ill.-based Roy Strom Company (“Roy Strom”), among the most respected independent waste haulers in the Chicagoland market. The milestone addition of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Atlanta’s Multipronged Approach to Bumping Up Recycling

December 17, 2020

Via: Waste360

Atlanta, Ga. has a vigorous recycling mandate, but a not-as-robust recycling infrastructure. Residents of single-family homes and of multifamily dwellings with at least six units are required to recycle; half of the city’s roughly 508,000 residents live in multiunit buildings, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Nestlé Outlines Sustainability Plans Including Emissions, Recycling and Zero Waste

December 4, 2020

Via: Waste360

Nestlé defined its detailed, time-bound plan to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The phased approach aims to halve the company’s emissions by 2030 and realize net zero by 2050. To accomplish this, Nestlé will accelerate current initiatives, evolve […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Cannabis Can! is Navigating Recycling in a Newly-Legal Industry

November 25, 2020

Via: Waste360

The cannabis industry is forcing businesses in every sector from finance to waste to rapidly adapt to evolving state regulations while adhering to the federal government’s stance on the plant. The rush to open business doors as the United States […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

EPA Recognizes Two Tribal Partners in New Mexico for Efforts to Reduce Waste and Recycle

November 18, 2020

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the Pueblo of Jemez and Picuris for its outstanding efforts in recycling, food recovery and resilience. EPA is celebrating their green endeavors during America Recycles Week. EPA is focusing on advancing the future […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Recycling Drop-Off Locations Overflow in Columbia, Mo.

November 12, 2020

Via: Waste360

City of Columbia, Mo.’s Solid Waste Manager Steve Hunt says COVID-19 is impacting the number of workers available for recycling collection. Concerned residents have taken to Twitter to post photos and express their frustration. Some are saying that they are […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Public Works, Waste Management

Rehrig Develops Recycling Carts Made from Ocean Plastics

October 14, 2020

Via: Waste360

Rehrig Pacific, an LA-based manufacturing and solutions company, has achieved what was previously considered impossible by partnering with innovators around the globe to engineer a way to incorporate ocean-recovered and ocean-bound plastics into new products without compromising strength or appearance. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Indiana Recycling Coalition Announces Indiana Circular Economy Initiative

September 24, 2020

Via: Waste360

The Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) announced its launch of the Indianapolis Circular Economy Initiative (ICEI), a multi-stakeholder, multiyear collaborative effort – in partnership with the City of Indianapolis and many other stakeholders – to address Indianapolis’ recycling challenges and achieve […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

What Will the 2020 Elections Mean for Waste?

September 21, 2020

Via: Waste360

WasteExpo Online Together attendees heard from Democratic and Republican representatives about what the upcoming national election could mean for the waste industry. Speakers included Robert Boland, Deputy Executive Director, National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and Jessica Knight Henry, National Political […]