Jonathan Bell, operations manager for Casella Waste Systems, started his career in the waste and recycling industry by creating Neighborhood Garbage Company in Plattsburgh, N.Y. After running his business for close to six years, Bell made the decision to sell to Casella.
A Lincoln, Neb.-based company has created a new approach to producing renewable energy within large structures, mainly sky scrapers and multi-story buildings, which also has potential for use at landfills across the country....More
In an effort to increase plastic film recycling in Connecticut, the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Flexible Film Recycling Group (FFRG) and Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) have announced a public-private partnership that will provide state residents and businesses with more opportunities for recycling flexible film packaging....More
A debate has emerged in New York City regarding the safety of commercial haulers. Both sides say they ultimately have the same goal: to improve safety in the waste and recycling industry and to remove the industry from the most dangerous jobs list....More
Ryan Brandsma, executive vice president of Groot Recycling & Waste, was born into the waste and recycling industry. Waste360 recently sat down with Brandsma to discuss his career journey and the company’s goals for this year....More
More than 100 waste and recycling industry professionals from both the private and public sectors came out to share best practices in New York City last week as part of a NYC Waste & Recycling Safety Symposium....More
Waste360 recently spoke with Brad Berryman about how he got his start in the waste and recycling industry, the challenges and rewards that come along with the industry and his role as senior director, fleet management for Republic....More
Nearly 20 years ago, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that an agreement between the County of Hawaii and a private contractor for the operation of a county landfill violated civil service laws and merit principles....More
Duke Energy has finalized a second deal in 2016 to buy captured methane gas derived from swine waste.
In March, the company announced a project with Carbon Cycle Energy to use swine waste-derived gas at four power plants in North Carolina....More
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Recycling is creating a positive impact on the U.S. economy, and both the amount of waste generated and the tonnage of recyclables processed is significantly higher than estimates by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a new comprehensive study by the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF)....More