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.
A few weeks into his new role running Advanced Disposal, CEO Richard Burke speaks with Waste360 in an exclusive interview to talk about his vision for the future of the company and the industry....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