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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Episode 181: Do the Thing: Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs in Waste & Recycling and Beyond

January 23, 2023

Via: Waste360

In our latest episode of NothingWasted!, we spoke with Andy Weins from Green Up Solutions about the power of community connection, the beauty of entrepreneurship, leadership lessons from the military that apply to any business and more. His company is […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Clearwater Solid Waste Official Resigns After Recycling Buckles

January 13, 2023

Via: Waste360

Clearwater, Fla.’s solid waste assistant director Bryant Johnson has resigned after the city failed to get recyclables to the proper location. Interim City Manager Jennifer Piorrier received a tip that curbside recyclables were not being set to WM (Waste Management)’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

NWRA White Paper Breaks Down Plastic Recycling Myths

January 12, 2023

Via: Waste360

A new white paper from the National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) aims to dispel the plastic recycling myths perpetuated by mainstream media outlets. These reports are harming rather than helping the public as they search for accurate information about […]


Waste Management

Study: Recycling is Economically Feasible Through Targeting High-Value Recyclables

January 11, 2023

Via: Waste360

As market forces negatively influence recycling rates in communities across the United States, municipalities look to reduce the number of materials collected or even eliminate programs. A new study from the Florida Recycling Partnership Foundation examined the impact of higher […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Top 10 Stories in Waste and Recycling in 2022

January 6, 2023

Via: Waste360

The waste and recycling industry showed strong resilience despite rising inflation and other economic pressures. Advanced recycling increasingly made its way to mainstream media, with talks about how to curb plastic pollution. Here are the top 10 stories on Waste360 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

January 5, 2023

Via: Waste360

Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions, a business specializing in recycling and waste management solutions, is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) Midwest, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Residents Talk Dog Waste After Receiving Citations for Contaminated Bins

December 15, 2022

Via: Waste360

A resident of San Antonio recently received a citation for having dog waste in his recycling bin. The resident said a dog walker passing by must have placed the bag in the bin. The city has inspectors that randomly check […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Connections Acquires Trojan Recycling

December 12, 2022

Via: Waste360

Burns & Levinson represented Trojan Recycling, Inc, a family-owned and operated transfer station and waste hauler based in Brockton, MA, in its sale to Waste Connections, Inc., a publicly-held integrated solid waste services company headquartered in Texas. The deal closed […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Renewi: EIB invests €40 million for new waste sorting and biogas facilities

December 7, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

The funding will be divided between three key projects. The first is the construction of three new high-tech sorting lines for residual, commercial and industrial waste in Flanders, Belgium, allowing more materials to be recovered and recycled, and reducing the […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Zero Waste USA Announces The Recycle Cornucopia Program

November 10, 2022

Via: Waste360

Ruth Abbe, President of Zero Waste USA has just announced “Civic and environmental organizations, small businesses, local agencies and local officials will be able to obtain free technical assistance on waste prevention, reuse, recycling, and composting policies and programs from […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New report: Can pyrolysis help fill plastic recycling gaps?

October 17, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

How to deal with all the plastic waste we are generating, that is a question the waste management industry asked themselves well before the pandemic caused even more waste than anticipated. One option might be chemical recycling. But most recyclers […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

US lawmakers urge EPA to implement standardised bin symbols

October 17, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

How to increase recycling rates? This is one of the questions that concerns the waste industry and legislators alike. Now a group of 17 members of the US Congress wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging its […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

City of Marinette and Waste Management Launch New Recycling Program

October 17, 2022

Via: Waste360

Beginning Monday, October 17th, the City of Marinette and WM will initiate their new recycling program. The new system will utilize the new green recycling carts residents were given. The new system will not impact garbage pick-up, however, recycling will […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Excellent conditioning of textile waste

October 14, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

ANDRITZ Recycling focuses on the conditioning of textile waste by means of shredding and separation and offers single equipment and complete conditioning systems comprising the following process steps: material feeding, shredding, conveying, separation, fine grinding, and storage of the finally […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Electra Starts Commissioning of Battery Materials Recycling Demonstration Plant at its Ontario Refinery Complex

October 14, 2022

Via: Waste360

Electra Battery Materials Corporation (NASDAQ: ELBM) (TSXV: ELBM) (“Electra”) today announced the start of commissioning of its black mass recycling demonstration plant at its battery materials park located north of Toronto following the successful installation of material feed handling and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Can Reducing Food Waste Decelerate Climate Change?

October 7, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Environmental Protection Agency has several different sectors focusing their efforts on the needs specific to different communities across the nation. One of these sectors is the Tribal Waste Management Program, which brings a magnifying glass to the communities within […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

WVU researchers recycle e-waste for national defense

October 6, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

Researchers at the West Virginia University are resurrecting discarded electronics, recycling electronic waste and recovering minerals from it to make new products critical for national defense. The project led by Terence Musho, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

WVU Researchers Consider Recycling E-Waste into National Defense Tools

October 4, 2022

Via: Waste360

Researchers at West Virginia University are investigating new uses for discarded electronics. Receiving more than $250,000 from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency at the U.S. Department of Defense, the program is looking into using the recovered material from these […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glenwood Springs Offers Free Recycling Pickup and Pay Increases for Trash

September 30, 2022

Via: Waste360

Glenwood Springs has decided to switch to a system that charges households for trash pickup based on the amount of trash they leave by the curb. This proposed change comes alongside one to offer free recycling. Though not passed yet, […]


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 […]