After weeks spent discussing their waste management contract, Port St. Joe commissioners accepted new terms from current contractor Waste Pro during a meeting of the Port St. Joe City Commissioners on Tuesday night....More
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
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
A confluence of forces—including government mandates, low gas prices and higher-efficiency engines—is behind an increase in the adoption of compressed natural gas by the waste and recycling industry....More
Los Angeles is on the verge of implementing a massive overhaul of its waste collection efforts. “Waste pickers” that were displaced by foreign contractors, are reemerging as key forces in Egypt’s sanitation system. Republic Services may owe workers $2.6 million in back pay in San Jose. Louisville looks to increase its recycling efforts by changing the way some businesses deal with trash. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know in the waste and recycling industry....More
A cigarette causes a blaze at a Tennessee landfill. Tensions rise in New Jersey over controversial plans to cap a troubled landfill. New York’s City Council is taking up legislation to charge a 10 cent fee on plastic bags at most city stores. A proposed composting facility is scrapped in California. And recycling of packaging increases in Canada. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know from around the waste and recycling industry....More