Some of the poorest children of the Philippines risk their lives wadding and floating through waste-filled filthy waters for a few recyclables that may net them from junk shops a few pesos–it takes nearly 50 pesos to equal a U.S. dollar.
Rising insurance claims brought on by an aging workforce and employee injuries, as well as the desire to collect more waste at a lower cost is driving the growing trend toward automated waste collection....More
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
Waterville and Fairfield have joined a handful of communities as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the majority owner of the Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. waste-to-energy plant in Orrington to recover hundreds of thousands of dollars they say were misappropriated to lobby in the Legislature for a bill they opposed....More