When the wrong recyclables caused a four-alarm fire at the Rumpke recycling facility in St. Bernard, Ohio, it sparked a new safety plan of action for the Colerain Township-based hauler and forged a new partnership between the company and its local fire department....More
Haulers often turn to programs and technologies to help promote driver safety. Now, even the industry’s insurance carriers have begun offering incentives to haulers that utilize those technologies as a way to encourage safe driving practices....More
Morgan Spurlock, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind Super Size Me, has set his sights on the waste industry in an episode of his CNN series Morgan Spurlock Inside Man that will air tonight at 9 PM....More
This cross section of weeks-old refuse on Blue Hill Avenue near Creston Street is a not-uncommon sight these days. Across Boston, residents say their trash has not been picked up since a barrage of snowstorms hit the city....More
Waste360 spoke with Terry Schweitzer, vice president with Gershman, Brickner and Bratton, a national solid waste management consulting firm, about the challenges haulers face in wintry conditions....More
Ford confirms plans to invest $2.5 billion in new engine and transmission plants in the Mexican states of Chihuahua and Guanajuato, following an industry trend of ramping up production in the country....More
Craig Stuart-Paul, president and chief executive officer of the Maryland-based Fiberight LLC, said that his company is shifting gears again on its two-year-old plan to build a trash sorting and shredding operation in Marion, Iowa....More
The Wellington Village Council approved a new five-year contract Tuesday for solid waste removal services with Waste Management.
Waste Management, the village’s current solid waste vendor, was the staff selection committee’s favored bidder of five that responded.
Business Services Manager Ed De La Vega said the current contract with Waste Management will expire this September. A request for proposals was issued in February, and five were received by the March deadline. ...More
Thermo Fluids Inc. will be recycling used motor oils and other fluids for a new owner as Clean Harbors Inc. bought the Scottsdale company from Nuverra Environmental Solutions Inc. for $85 million....More
The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials (CHarM) opens on April 18 in Atlanta. A project of Live Thrive Atlanta, the non-profit Center offers a permanent location to recycle and reuse a variety of materials and products that may otherwise go into the trash, and then the water supply....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