Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. said its tire plant in Sumter has achieved zero landfill status, meaning that all of the plant’s waste is converted into recycled products or used for energy, rather than turning it into trash....More
Calgary is unlikely to meet its waste-reduction targets by 2020, according to a new report that finds city residents and businesses continue to throw away lots of things that don’t need to end up in landfills....More
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.
When Brick Township switched to automated recycling in 2013, one of the goals officials had in mind was reducing the township’s annual landfill costs by making it easier for people to recycle items instead of throw them away....More
Recleim LLC, a next-generation recycling services provider, is joining with Dumpster Depot, a waste-removal and recycling company, to offer Aiken County residents an environmentally-sound solution for disposing of household appliances....More
Waste Connections VP Eric Hansen sold 1,418 shares of Waste Connections stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $47.26, for a total transaction of $67,014.68. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 10,416 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $492,260.16. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission....More
Spartanburg County Council on Monday approved the first reading of a $187 million budget that includes a $5 service fee increase to fund an expansion at the county landfill. The residential solid waste fee is levied per household on personal property tax bills....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