Arizona has adopted legislation aimed at requiring fair competition between municipalities and private waste and recycling companies in the state, a move endorsed by the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA)....More
For 25 years the town of Yarmouth shipped solid waste by rail from its transfer station to a waste-to-energy facility in Rochester under a contract with Bay Colony Railway, but in 2007 Massachusetts put an end to that arrangement, triggering a complicated court battle over whether BCR could ship the waste by truck or another rail operator would step in....More
Opportunities seldom drop into one’s lap. Often, if you don’t ask, you don’t get. Here’s how this strategy played out in a locale where a funding shortfall threatened to undermine a county’s integrated waste management program....More
Two of the waste and recycling industry’s primary associations expressed both praise and concern in comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its proposal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) from power plants....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