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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Ranks High on 2018 DJSI

October 3, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management has been listed on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for North America and the World. This distinction marks a recognition of the company’s corporate sustainability leadership within the industry. “It is quite an honor to be […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management to Pay for Hiring Undocumented Workers

August 31, 2018

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Houston said Wednesday that a Waste Management subsidiary employed at least three managers at a West Texas waste site who actively encouraged the hiring of workers in the country illegally between 2003 and April 2012. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Begins Organic Recycling Program for Businesses

August 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management is set to develop an organic recycling program in Tehachapi, Calif., that focuses solely on businesses and multifamily dwellings. The company has been reaching out to businesses and informing the community about how the new recycling program is […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Omaha, Neb., Fines Waste Management Over Trash, Yard Waste Complaints

July 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management, the city of Omaha, Neb.’s trash hauler, is facing $72,454 in penalties for collection complaints and not picking up yard waste and garbage separately. These penalties are in addition to $27,634 in fines that Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Waste Management Innovators are Capitalizing on Healthcare Materials

July 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

U.S. hospitals are increasingly under fire to divert the 5.9 million tons of waste they generate each year, but most continues to be landfilled or incinerated, according to nonprofit Practice Greenhealth. One big problem is recyclers are often reluctant to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Unveils $30M RNG Facility in Louisville, Ky.

June 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management has unveiled its new $30 million renewable natural gas (RNG) technology at its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal facility in Louisville, Ky. This innovative facility captures methane produced by the landfill and converts it to pipeline quality natural […]


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Waste Management Unveils Hurricane Season Tips

May 23, 2018

Via: Waste360

In advance of hurricane season, Waste Management has unveiled a list of tips for hurricane preparation and recovery planning. Weeks out from hurricane season, residents and businesses should maintain their landscaping and clean out their storage areas. Three days before […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Opens New Recycling Sun Facility in Davie, Fla.

May 15, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management has announced the opening of its new Recycling Sun facility in Davie, Fla. The 15-acre, $14 million facility will recycle a mix of construction and demolition debris, household bulk waste and yard waste and process approximately 125 tons […]


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University of New Hampshire Teams with Waste Management to Pump Landfill Gas for Energy

March 13, 2018

Via: Waste360

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) has powered its Durham campus on renewable energy for years. And when it was looking to expand in the space, it just so happened to be at a time when Waste Management was trying […]


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Recycling Facilities Fight Contamination in the Face of New Import Policies

March 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

With China’s National Sword policy increasing the standard for contamination in plastic waste imports, recycling facilities across the country are working to clean up their end products or find new buyers. Such a task is more difficult than it may […]