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
Average retail pump prices for diesel and gasoline continued to decline across the U.S. with two minor exceptions, according to data tracked by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), though an uptick in global oil prices and a slowdown in domestic production activity could change things....More
Two Minneapolis City Council aides were part of a Twin Cities group that recently spent more than a week in Cuba, visiting co-ops and compost sites and picking up information on urban agriculture....More
A new agreement between Waste Management and DeKalb County will generate more revenue as more solid waste is dumped at the landfill outside Cortland – money long earmarked for the jail expansion....More
Alameda County recyclers want to find out if financial incentives or "bounties" can help reduce blight associated with illegally dumped mattresses, county waste management agency StopWaste announced Monday....More