The Washington State Recycling Association wants people to think creatively about how to recycle and reuse. At its recent annual conference, to make the point the association put on a fashion show, with all the participants wearing outfits made from 100-percent used, discarded and repurposed materials.
Cities around the United States and throughout the world are celebrating Earth Day, which takes place today (April 22), but is celebrated long before and after. Cities take a variety of approaches to raise awareness of recycling, waste reduction and responsible environmental management.
WCA Waste Corp. has acquired several other waste and recycling haulers in core markets, divested its waste-by-rail operations in Ohio and Massachusetts and expanded its investment in compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle operations....More
Executives with Winters Brothers are undertaking a multimillion-dollar construction project at the White Street transfer facility that they hope will improve both revenue streams from recycling efforts and the facility's own environmental footprint....More
Waste Management Inc. has completed its purchase of Deffenbaugh Disposal Inc., adding the Midwest waste and recycling firm with 2013 revenue of about $180 million in a purchase in excess of $400 million....More
Mayor Lenny Curry’s administration is pursuing a three-year-old dispute over potentially millions of dollars owed to the city by landfill owner Advanced Disposal, but it’s still unclear how much money, if any, the company will pay....More
The Reno City Council wants more authority to keep tabs on Waste Management to determine whether the trash and recycling company is living up to its end of the lucrative franchise agreement it has with the city....More
The City of Winnipeg says it's taking more time to sort out its organic waste collection plan, which was supposed to be running by next year, but some residents want the city to start picking up organics now....More