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Santek Waste Services has used funds raised in a December 2015 recapitalization to fuel its growth strategy.
The acquisition of AWTI gives ESG the industrys first fully integrated digital safety-body-chassis-route solution.
Average marginal cost per mile dropped 6% to $1.59 in 2015, based on data gathered directly from motor carriers, group says.
Casella is considering entering into a new term loan B facility in an amount of about $350 million and a revolving line of credit facility in an amount of approximately $150 million.
The bill, AB1419, will allow CRT glass from old TVs and computer monitors to be recycled more easily.
The art installation features five million brightly colored plastic bottles that spell out the word HELP.
The cost to fix up the erosion issues on Julietta Landfill and to add a new cap could cost the city up to $6 million.
According to Republic, Flint's decision is not permissible because the contract requires a court order from Judge Farah for it to be properly terminated.
The report shows the companys latest achievements for its Blue Planet sustainability initiative and continued progress toward its four sustainability goals.
The IPO pegs the overall value at the company at about $1.8 billion.
There were fundamental themes that came up again and again throughout the 2016 Waste360 Recycling Summit.
The new disposal program aims to help reduce prescription drug misuse.
The university's new goal aims to divert 40 percent of waste from landfill by 2020.
The periodic table shows the reality of trash that floods the streets of New York City.
Last year alone, the county discovered more than 1,000 illegal waste sites.
The brewery is using Impact Bioenergys high solids organic waste recycling system to turn its food waste into renewable energy and fertilizer.
The initiative aims to identify tactics to advance the industry and deliver more high-quality recyclables to the supply chain.
The county will purchase about 10,500 new bins at a price tag of approximately $500,000.
Thirty additional businesses have signed on to the voluntary Courtauld Commitment 2025.
As part of its commitment, HP will purchase recycled plastic made from raw materials collected at the landfill.
The foundation is awarding Zzyzx Polymers LLC and Drought Diet Products with approximately $300,000 in grant money.
The facility features Concord Blues advanced technology, which converts waste into clean, renewable energy by using a process called advanced gasification.
Ann Arbor, Mich., City Spokesperson Robert Keller shares what the municipality is doing to divert waste in the meantime.
The report, entitled Municipal Solid Waste Management in the U.S.: 2010 & 2013, is a bottom-up accounting of the mixed solid waste picture in the U.S.
Some of the topics tackled in panels included sustainable materials management, the state of mixed-waste processing, municipal contract best practices and other topics.
Four awards and three honorable mentions were given to companies that have made contributions to American recycling.
Scale management solutions allow personnel in the waste and recycling industry to manage and record scale ticket transactions.
Whole Foods improperly identified or mishandled hazardous waste in the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
A Mountain Waste and Recycling Inc. garbage truck slid off South Canyon Road on Monday and rolled approximately 70 feet.
Tracy A. Clinkenbeard allegedly embezzled more than $100,000 between 2010 and 2015.
The plan calls for a certain amount of trash to be removed from the river, or prevented from entering the river, each year.
Fish shares how the waste landscape is changing, how Waste Management is changing and his opinion on the future of the waste and recycling industry.
The three-day event brings together industry thought leaders, practitioners, customers and manufacturers to discuss the industrys challenges and opportunities.
The study includes data from processors and end users of recyclables.
This federal lawsuit was filed after the county accepted a proposal agreement from Great River Energy last month.
With this acquisition, Waste Management will be able to expand its Wisconsin operations and enhance its recycling services businesses.
SEIA has teamed with solar manufacturers and installer-developers to create a network of cost-effective recyclers.
The Tasty Waste Lunch will include cucumbers for possible essence water, soups and breads.
The sweeping demise of these impoundments will drive a radical shift in how billions of tons of coal ash are managed.
The work of artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles focuses on topics such as women in society, environmental sustainability and civic responsibility.
The driver was transported to the hospital after the trucks shattered windshield hit her face.
Henry Wakley enjoys the reaction he gets from motorists, and his ultimate goal is to keep the galaxy clean.
Large Sinkhole in Florida causes Drinking Water in Polk County to Become Contaminated with Wastewater
A 45-foot-wide sinkhole at the Mosaic phosphate fertilizer plant has drained 15 million gallons of wastewater into the aquifer in Pol County, Fla.,
. These trucks were deemed unsafe due to problems like faulty brakes and damaged wheel assemblies.
Thanks to a new Columbia County, Ore. program, residents have access to an affordable sharps disposal option.
The 12-page memo was a response to the Manufacturers Challenge workshop, which brought together packaging stakeholders and CalRecycle officials in January.
A loophole in the states rules exempts waste from oil and gas operations from being classified as "hazardous."
Waste Management employs a variety of approaches including, in some cases, door-to-door outreach, in its attempts to improve recycling rates in cities nationwide.
Currently, six of Googles data centers have already achieved this goal.
The structure helps reduce energy costs, and it helps ECUA save $45.06 per ton of material.
Equipped with a Raspberry Pi module and a camera, Auto-Trash uses image recognition to distinguish and sort items.
This year, the Glam Trash Fashion Show will feature approximately 30 contestants outfitted in attire made from recyclable materials.
Waste360 recently spoke with Adler about her career at the DSNY and what she sees for the future of waste and recycling.
OCC recycling remains popular nationwide.
The two adult occupants of the buggy suffered minor incidents, while the minor and the garbage truck driver were uninjured.
Watkins supposedly lied to investors by telling them that their funds would be used to help develop waste-to-energy projects.
The mayors plan includes providing all 28,000 city households with covered bins.
In the October issue of Forbes, Waste Management CEO David Steiner talks about recycling and the industrys current trends.
With this transaction, Advanced Disposal has acquired West Mobiles residential garbage customers.
Recycling grant funds up to $54,000 are currently available through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
At The Renewal Workshops waterless factory, each collected garment is custom repaired and sold back to the fashion brand or direct-to-customers.
The hauler has has received 17 recent complaints and has until December 5 to clean up its act or risk losing its operational permit.
This concept could help keep millions of tons of plastic waste out of the world's landfills and bodies of water.
The vice president at Colerain Township, Ohio-based Rumpke Waste & Recycling died from cancer on September 7, 2016.
BHS' front-end polyethylene terephthalate purification system features screen, air and optical separation technologies.
To stand out from competitors, haulers must offer customers innovation services that help reduce costs and make their fleets more efficient.
Castellanos recently spoke with Waste360 about how she turned her passion for the environment into a career and the challenges shes currently seeing in the industry.
MillerCoors is the first beverage company to have all of its major breweries verified as landfill-free by NSF International.
The funds would assist V.I. Waste Management Authority with paying outstanding obligations to its vendors.
Lee County, Fla., along with Hendry County, diverts 90 percent of their waste from landfill.
goBins are indoor donation containers designed to fit inside apartment building lobbies, urban commercial centers, hotels and office complexes.
The process consists of a specially engineered compound that separates gold from its surrounding materials.
The pilot program will include one automated truck collecting along a specific route in specific wards in New Hampshires largest city.
The Moorhead, Minn., City Council will vote tonight on whether the city will make the switch to single stream curbside recycling.
The publication is now shifting its gears from food waste to fashion.
The drone can eat approximately 1,120 pounds of waterborne waste before it needs to be deposited for processing.
Our economic systems need to catch up with the times, as they have in the past.
Trash, recyclables and organic materials from the High Line would be removed via a tube that runs along the bottom of the iconic elevated park,
Many towns and counties are paying high costs to safety dispose of items like PCs, TVs, cell phones and other electronic items.
Landfill owners are joining the growing alternative fuel movement by using compressed natural gas to run their heavy-duty trucks.
Waste360 spoke with Morris about how he built up Rubicon to become the company it is today, the companys goals for this year and what the future has in store for Rubicon.
This request has caused an uproar with neighbors, who have concerns about smell, truck traffic and clean water.
With this program, ecomaine hopes to reduce the amount of food waste that is thrown out by Maine residents and businesses.
Republic will replace the citys current waste and recycling provider, Deffenbaugh, on January 1, 2017.
Fashion designer Heron Preston turned used DSNY uniforms into fashionable outfits for New York Fashion Week.
A California deputy had a close encounter with a bear cub at the Placer County Sheriffs Office.
L.A. County has a mission is to save landfill space, meet county waste diversion goals and comply with state recycling and organics management mandates.
The new $1 million recycling center is expected to ease congestion and reduce waste times at the citys four other recycling centers.
The new program provides haulers with access to term loans or lines of credit from $500,000 to $5 million through The Credit Junction.
The transition will go into effect on October 24, 2016.
This decision was made so that the city can continue to provide residents and businesses with uninterrupted solid waste and recycling services.
Currently, the researchers are working with three stains of fungus that have already been proven to be good at extracting some metals from waste.
Changes in the waste stream have a major impact on our ability to meet recycling goals.
The UT Recycling team will help educate attendees on what can and cannot be recycled and sort the trash that is left behind.
Waste Pro employee Angel Veloz spoke with The Atlantic about the dangers of being a trash collector.
Each chair has its own narrative that draws inspiration from the traditional parables from his Nigerian roots and African textiles.
Action Environmental Group Partners with Hopes and Heroes for National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
The donations will help fund the life-saving work on childhood cancer and blood disorders at Columbia University Medical Center.
Waste360 recently spoke with the Waste360 40 Under 40 recipient about the family business and what the future has in store for CP Group.
The interactive calculator illustrates the benefits of real-time container monitoring software.
The study was an effort to identify market demand for PP PCR in the current market climate.