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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Dried food waste as alternative fuel for cement industry

October 13, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

In Greece household fermentable waste (HFW) is usually disposed as part of mixed waste in landfills, the least sustainable option. The HORIZON 2020 project Waste4think developed an alternative approach to deal with the masses of food waste produced each day. […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

How microlearning helps utility employees adapt to the fast-changing power industry

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Understand how microlearning can enhance traditional training Discover how to use microlearning to impact workers’ skills immediately Find out how microlearning can impact new hires and experienced workers For decades, the job of utility operators and maintenance personnel has been […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Utilities and the decarbonization portfolio

October 11, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Decarbonization is a topic that presents dramatic long-term change for electric utilities. The goal to achieve significant GHG emissions reduction over a 10- to 30-year horizon also requires utility leaders to take a portfolio-based view of GHG reduction. Early efforts […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

CIM Group Expands Investment in End-of-Life Tire Recycling Company Bolder Industries

October 11, 2021

Via: Waste360

CIM Group announced today that it has expanded its investment in Bolder Industries, a pioneer in converting end-of-life tires into sustainable carbon black and petrochemical alternatives. CIM Group’s expanded partnership with Bolder Industries, a certified B Corporation, will support the […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

3.45 GHz auction makes its first billion in bids

October 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The 3.45 GHz auction has surpassed one billion dollars in bidding after eight rounds, with bids totaling $1.185 billion. There’s still quite a ways to go before the auction hits its minimum reserve price of $14.7 billion. Three rounds of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Recycling Company Pleads Guilty to Recycling Fraud Scam

October 7, 2021

Via: Waste360

Recycling Services Alliance, Inc., a Sacramento, CA recycling company, will pay $34 million for a long-running fraud scheme in which the company illegally submitted fake weight tickets and processed out-of-state bottles and cans to get inflated refunds for used beverage […]


Electric Utility, Other Utilities, Public Utilities

US utilities have billions in unpaid customer balances. What should they do?

October 6, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

Almost all states have executed extended moratoriums on utility disconnections because of Covid-19. The governor, legislature or state regulators mandated those moratoriums. In some instances, utilities initiated bans on service disconnections but subsequently the government ordered a moratorium. The objective […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

California considers increasing Aliso Canyon’s gas storage to boost reliability, despite calls to shut it down

October 5, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The proposals come just days after SoCalGas announced that it will record an after-tax charge of $1.1 billion after reaching settlement agreements to resolve lawsuits brought against the utility due to a leak at the Aliso Canyon facility in 2015. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Why Industry and Government Want to Change the Rules Around a Universal Recycling Symbol

October 5, 2021

Via: Waste360

“Local jurisdictions and their haulers spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually educating our customers on what is recyclable in an effort to improve recycling rates and reduce contamination and recycling costs. But those dollars are wasted if the packaging […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

European Electronics Rental Company Expands to U.S. to Tackle E-waste

October 4, 2021

Via: Waste360

Grover, a consumer electronics rental company in Europe, recently expanded its offering into the U.S., hoping to aid in eliminating e-waste. “Grover is tech ownership for a new generation. With affordability, accessibility and sustainability, more people will have access to […]