The waste and recycling industry had its share of big headlines in 2014. It was a big year for Waste Management in particular, which was both a buyer and a seller and made some big structural changes to its management team. There were other big moves as well. Advanced Disposal changed its CEO. Republic moved to unify its regional companies under one brand. Here’s a look at our 10 most popular stories from 2014.
Jinling is one of hundreds of thousands of waste pickers working in cities across China sorting through other people’s rubbish, removing and sorting anything that can be recycled and selling it for a meagre profit. Most people working in this sector are migrant workers from the countryside who come to big cities to try to make a living....More