The 1920s and 1930s were transformative times for New York City’s waste collection operations. The New York Academy of Medicine, the Museum of the city of New York and Archive Global are presenting a historical lecture series this summer on that story, called, “Garbage and the City: Two Centuries of Dirt, Debris and Disposal” in New York City.
Integrity Waste specializes in helping multifamily residents and operators increase diversion, and CEO Ron Falcon talked at WasteExpo about how the company achieves that, what some of the challenges are and the legislative drivers pushing for more diversion to happen....More
Waste Management Inc. launched a new fleet of 28 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to serve the Ontario cities of Waterloo, Guelph and surrounding areas, at an investment of more than $13 million....More
The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has suspended the permit of a landfill in Tecumseh until a number of environmental compliance issues are resolved, including visible animal carcasses and other waste that wasn’t sufficiently covered....More
In the Corolla area of Currituck County, N.C., in the northernmost point of the Outer Banks, ocean waves, sandy beaches and wild horses attract upwards of 60,000 visitors per week during peak season from May through September....More
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This package of stories includes comprehensive analysis of the safety issues facing the waste and recycling industry. Coverage includes features, best practices pieces, case studies and commentary....More
Co-located with WasteExpo, the Healthcare Waste Conference is the only educational event that laser-focuses on the largest regulatory, legislative and technical issues that affect the healthcare waste industry....More
Approved by the City Council in November, the $6.1 million curbside program will provide twice-a-month pickups at about 76,000 homes. Residents will be charged $2.95 a month on their utility bill....More
Illinois recycling firm Cimco Resources Inc. plans to move and expand its Milwaukee operations after buying a large construction yard and warehouse on South Chase Avenue that used to be part of the Pelton Casteel Inc. factory....More
Due to a change in policy at the Waste Management facility in Capitol Heights where the city's recyclables are taken, Bowie officials are asking resident not to include plastic bags with their other recyclables for curbside pickup starting this week....More