All eyes are on New York and Los Angeles to see how franchising agreements affect waste and recycling collection.
Waste and recycling franchising has become a major topic of discussion in the two largest cities in the United States. Los Angeles is implementing a zone franchising system for businesses and large apartment buildings. Meanwhile, in New York City, an advocacy group has called for the city to adopt such a system....More
The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled that Lowndes County has the right to stop a private company from continuing to provide curbside residential trash service because it violates a new local ordinance....More
SunEdison, Inc. in partnership with BlueWave Capital LLC of Boston announced the completion of a 1.8 megawatt DC solar photovoltaic power plant constructed on a remediated EPA Superfund site in New Bedford, Massachusetts....More
Cleanup of the 15-acre landfill operated by Ridgway Borough through 1975 was completed last week resulting in four drums of trichloroetheylene, a known carcinogen, and three rolloff containers of lead-tainted soil being removed from the site....More
Metro Vancouver fined private and municipal trash haulers more than $450,000 last year for having forbidden recyclables in their loads, documents obtained through access-to-information laws show....More