Waste360 http://waste360.com/rss.xml en Athens Services Opens MRF for Southern California http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/athens-services-opens-mrf-southern-california <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Waste and recycling firm Athens Services has opened a material recovery facility (MRF) in Sun Valley, Calif., designed to process more than 330,000 tons of mixed waste annually.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/athens-services-opens-mrf-southern-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/athens-services-opens-mrf-southern-california#comments News State and Local Construction Dirty MRFs Leadership in Environmental Design (LEED) Recycling Facilities MRFs Sorting Technologies Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64451 at http://waste360.com Oct. 20, 2014 - Signature Buys Aluminum Recycler Global Recycling from Aleris http://waste360.com/2014-q4/oct-20-2014-signature-buys-aluminum-recycler-global-recycling-aleris <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Signature Group Holdings Inc. has purchased Global Recycling and Specification (GRSA) Alloys from Aleris Corp. for $525 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/2014-q4/oct-20-2014-signature-buys-aluminum-recycler-global-recycling-aleris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/2014-q4/oct-20-2014-signature-buys-aluminum-recycler-global-recycling-aleris#comments 2014 Q4 Freemium Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:31:00 +0000 64601 at http://waste360.com Oct. 21, 2014 - Heritage-Crystal Buys FCC U.S. Industrial Waste, Recycling Unit http://waste360.com/2014-q4/oct-21-2014-heritage-crystal-buys-fcc-us-industrial-waste-recycling-unit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. has bought the U.S. industrial waste and recycling services business of FCC for 70 million euro ($89.31 million).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/2014-q4/oct-21-2014-heritage-crystal-buys-fcc-us-industrial-waste-recycling-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/2014-q4/oct-21-2014-heritage-crystal-buys-fcc-us-industrial-waste-recycling-unit#comments 2014 Q4 Freemium Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:20:00 +0000 64591 at http://waste360.com Waste, Recycling Employment Hits Record in September http://waste360.com/research-and-statistics/waste-recycling-employment-hits-record-september <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Waste and recycling industry employment reached a new high in September, according to the latest data from the Labor Department.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/research-and-statistics/waste-recycling-employment-hits-record-september" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/research-and-statistics/waste-recycling-employment-hits-record-september#comments Department of Labor Labor Relations News Research and Statistics National Truck Equipment Association Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:44:00 +0000 64581 at http://waste360.com Post-Consumer Colored HDPE Prices Continue To Move Upward http://waste360.com/business/post-consumer-colored-hdpe-prices-continue-move-upward <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>During the past 15 months, the national average price of post-consumer colored high-density polyethylene (HDPE) has doubled from 15.4 cents per pound, to the current 30.4 cents per pound.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/post-consumer-colored-hdpe-prices-continue-move-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/post-consumer-colored-hdpe-prices-continue-move-upward#comments Commentary News Research and Statistics Business Paper Plastics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:14:00 +0000 64541 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (October 23, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-23-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pinellas County commissioners on Tuesday delayed awarding a 10-year contract worth an estimated $450 million to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/companies/covanta-holding-corp?intlink=autlink" title="Move on Covanta">Covanta</a></span>, saying they had concerns over fees for managing repairs to the plant. Minneapolis’ switch to single-sort recycling has prompted residents to recycle nearly 29 percent more waste than a few years ago. A recently released report notes that domestic plastic bottle recycling increased by 120 million pounds in 2013 from the prior year, a 4.3 percent increase. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-23-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-23-2014#comments Industry Buzz Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:26:00 +0000 64561 at http://waste360.com Waste-to-Energy Firm Covanta Reports Lower Earnings, Revenue for Quarter http://waste360.com/financials/waste-energy-firm-covanta-reports-lower-earnings-revenue-quarter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Waste-to-energy firm Covanta Holding Corp. posted lower net profits and revenue in its third quarter compared with a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/financials/waste-energy-firm-covanta-reports-lower-earnings-revenue-quarter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/financials/waste-energy-firm-covanta-reports-lower-earnings-revenue-quarter#comments News Casella Waste Systems Inc. Waste to Energy WTE Financials Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64551 at http://waste360.com It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green http://waste360.com/court-cases/it-s-not-easy-bein-green <div class="field-deck"> Unsupported eco-friendly claims make the feds see red. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Late last year, the FTC showed its teeth on false and misleading marketing claims, beginning with multiple enforcement actions, including one that imposed a $450,000 civil penalty, and several that, for the first time, addressed biodegradable plastic claims. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/court-cases/it-s-not-easy-bein-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/court-cases/it-s-not-easy-bein-green#comments Commentary News Court Cases Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Business Plastics Waste Reduction Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:06:00 +0000 64531 at http://waste360.com Automated Fuel Services Increase Efficiency, Profits for Waste Fleets http://waste360.com/fuel/automated-fuel-services-increase-efficiency-profits-waste-fleets <div class="field-byline"> Peter J. Cochefski </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Since waste fleet management personnel understand that increased pressure to generate profits cannot solely focus on additional fee increases paid by municipalities and individual customers, there is more scrutiny being placed on increased operating efficiency and minimizing wasted resources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/fuel/automated-fuel-services-increase-efficiency-profits-waste-fleets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/fuel/automated-fuel-services-increase-efficiency-profits-waste-fleets#comments Business Operations News Fuel Technology Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:24:00 +0000 64521 at http://waste360.com Agency Orders Peninsula Compost to Close Delaware Recycling Unit http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/agency-orders-peninsula-compost-close-delaware-recycling-unit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Delaware government agency has ordered the closure of Peninsula Compost Co. LLC’s recycling and composting facility in Wilmington because of an inability to control odors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/agency-orders-peninsula-compost-close-delaware-recycling-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/agency-orders-peninsula-compost-close-delaware-recycling-unit#comments News State and Local Composting and Organic Waste Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:21:00 +0000 64511 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (October 22, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-22-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday set a goal of diverting 80 percent of waste from unincorporated communities away from landfills by 2025. New York’s City Council is considering a law to limit the impact of the city's sanitation system on the communities who host most of New York's garbage infrastructure. The Supreme Court of Georgia Monday ruled that Newton County must take action that could allow East Georgia Land and Development Co. to build a solid waste landfill next to the county’s landfill because of a Board of Commissioners clerical error in 1985. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-22-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-22-2014#comments Industry Buzz Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:09:00 +0000 64481 at http://waste360.com Waste Connections Posts Third Quarter Results; Discloses Acquisitions http://waste360.com/financials/waste-connections-posts-third-quarter-results-discloses-acquisitions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/companies/waste-connections-inc?intlink=autlink" title="More on Waste Connections">Waste Connections Inc</a></span>. reported lower net income but higher revenue for its third quarter and announced several acquisitions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/financials/waste-connections-posts-third-quarter-results-discloses-acquisitions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/financials/waste-connections-posts-third-quarter-results-discloses-acquisitions#comments Commercial Financials Residential Waste Connections Inc. Business Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64461 at http://waste360.com The Real Lesson of ‘Groundhog Day’ http://waste360.com/court-cases/real-lesson-groundhog-day <div class="field-byline"> John W. Casella </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In September, Barry Shanoff, author of our Legal Lode column and general counsel of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/associations/solid-waste-association-north-america-swana?intlink=autlink" title="More on SWANA">Solid Waste Association of North America</a></span> (SWANA), wrote a column entitled “Déjà Vu Ado” about a settlement reached between Casella Waste Systems and the New York State Attorney General. Here, Casella Waste Systems Chairman and CEO John W. Casella responds to some of the claims made in that column.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/court-cases/real-lesson-groundhog-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/court-cases/real-lesson-groundhog-day#comments Collection and Transfer Commentary News Casella Waste Systems Inc. Court Cases Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:38:00 +0000 64471 at http://waste360.com Heritage-Crystal Buys FCC U.S. Industrial Waste, Recycling Unit http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/heritage-crystal-buys-fcc-us-industrial-waste-recycling-unit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Heritage-Crystal Clean Inc. has bought the U.S. industrial waste and recycling services business of FCC for 70 million euro ($89.31 million).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/heritage-crystal-buys-fcc-us-industrial-waste-recycling-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/heritage-crystal-buys-fcc-us-industrial-waste-recycling-unit#comments Commercial Mergers and Acquisitions Business Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:20:00 +0000 64441 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (October 21, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-21-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Though the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend autoclaving (a form of sterilizing) or incinerating the waste as a surefire means of destroying the microbes, burning infected waste is effectively prohibited in California and banned in at least seven other states. Medina County Solid Waste District officials are rewriting much of their five-year plan in response to criticism from the Ohio <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/federal-agencies/environmental-protection-agency-epa?intlink=autlink" title="More on EPA">Environmental Protection Agency</a></span>. A group of North Valley residents are organizing to fight the placement of a transfer station. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-21-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-21-2014#comments Industry Buzz Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 64411 at http://waste360.com Waste Management Purchase of Deffenbaugh a Good Deal – Analyst http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/waste-management-purchase-deffenbaugh-good-deal-analyst <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/companies/waste-management?intlink=autlink" title="More on Waste Management">Waste Management Inc</a></span>.’s purchase of Deffenbaugh Disposal Inc. was a smart purchase for the industry’s largest hauler and helps it recoup a chunk of income it lost when it sold Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. (WTI) earlier this year, according to a leading industry analyst.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/waste-management-purchase-deffenbaugh-good-deal-analyst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/waste-management-purchase-deffenbaugh-good-deal-analyst#comments News Commercial Residential Mergers and Acquisitions Waste Management Business Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64381 at http://waste360.com Signature Buys Aluminum Recycler Global Recycling from Aleris http://waste360.com/aluminum/signature-buys-aluminum-recycler-global-recycling-aleris <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Signature Group Holdings Inc. has purchased Global Recycling and Specification (GRSA) Alloys from Aleris Corp. for $525 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/aluminum/signature-buys-aluminum-recycler-global-recycling-aleris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/aluminum/signature-buys-aluminum-recycler-global-recycling-aleris#comments News Mergers and Acquisitions Aluminum Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:15:00 +0000 64421 at http://waste360.com What's the impact on the industry of Waste Management's purchase of Deffenbaugh? http://waste360.com/poll/10202014 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><div></div></div><form action="/poll/10202014" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1521-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1521"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1521" name="choice" value="1521" class="form-radio" /> Waste Management's getting too big</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1531-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1531"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1531" name="choice" value="1531" class="form-radio" /> It's a good fit for both companies</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1541-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1541"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1541" name="choice" value="1541" class="form-radio" /> It's got little impact</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1551-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1551"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1551" name="choice" value="1551" class="form-radio" /> I want them to buy my company!</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="64401" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-4cCfH1NX8VDi7u6JlCBZSEbjF7NonFNfAndsc1Nzgms" value="form-4cCfH1NX8VDi7u6JlCBZSEbjF7NonFNfAndsc1Nzgms" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://waste360.com/poll/10202014#comments Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:34:40 +0000 64401 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (October 20, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/companies/republic-services?intlink=autlink" title="More on Republic Services">Republic Services</a></span> has confirmed that it agreed on Thursday, in writing, to comply with all of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' requirements when it comes to the Bridgeton Landfill. More than 40 complaints about the food waste plant in Essex County, England, have been lodged with the Environment Agency since it opened in July. Municipalities across the US can now apply for zero-interest loans to develop recycling infrastructure. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-20-2014#comments Industry Buzz Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:08:00 +0000 64361 at http://waste360.com Sunshine Gas Starts Landfill Gas to Energy Unit in California http://waste360.com/business/sunshine-gas-starts-landfill-gas-energy-unit-california <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sunshine Gas Producers has begun generating electricity from landfill gas at a newly constructed facility in Sylmar, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/sunshine-gas-starts-landfill-gas-energy-unit-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/sunshine-gas-starts-landfill-gas-energy-unit-california#comments Landfill Gas to Energy LFGTE News Republic Services Business Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64301 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know for the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (October 17, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In a clash of two federal agencies, the Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the Navy to take care of a hazardous garbage dump in Washington. The Department of Transportation has issued guidance on the transport of Ebola-tainted waste. A new report from the owners of the Bridgeton Landfill finds little risk to public health even if an underground chemical reaction spreads to the adjacent West Lake Landfill. These are among the 10 things you need to know today from around the waste and recycling industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-october-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz Closure Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:03:00 +0000 64291 at http://waste360.com Waste Pro Completes $579 Million Recapitalization Plan http://waste360.com/waste-pro/waste-pro-completes-579-million-recapitalization-plan <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Waste Pro USA Inc. has completed a $579 million recapitalization of the waste and recycling company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-pro/waste-pro-completes-579-million-recapitalization-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-pro/waste-pro-completes-579-million-recapitalization-plan#comments News Commercial Financials Residential Waste Pro Business Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64241 at http://waste360.com Less than Zero http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/less-zero <div class="field-deck"> True zero waste isn’t possible yet. That’s why we still need landfills. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>True zero waste isn’t possible yet. That’s why we still need landfills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/less-zero" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/less-zero#comments Commentary News Environmental Research and Education Foundation Research and Statistics Landfill Business Waste Reduction Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:14:00 +0000 64281 at http://waste360.com The Role of Budgeting in Recycling Success http://waste360.com/operation/role-budgeting-recycling-success <div class="field-deck"> At a recycling center, budgeting is especially critical to plan for and execute a successful business strategy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>At a recycling center, budgeting is especially critical to plan for and execute a successful business strategy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/operation/role-budgeting-recycling-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/operation/role-budgeting-recycling-success#comments Accounting and Financing Commentary News Financials Business Operation Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:00 +0000 64271 at http://waste360.com Public-Private Partnership Doubles Capacity at Quebec MRF http://waste360.com/expansion/public-private-partnership-doubles-capacity-quebec-mrf <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A public-private partnership has expanded a material recovery facility (MRF) in Quebec City to double its capacity and efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/expansion/public-private-partnership-doubles-capacity-quebec-mrf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/expansion/public-private-partnership-doubles-capacity-quebec-mrf#comments News Design Equipment Expansion Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:58:00 +0000 64261 at http://waste360.com Plastic Bottle Recycling Rises 4.3 Percent in 2013 – Study http://waste360.com/plastics/plastic-bottle-recycling-rises-43-percent-2013-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Plastic bottle recycling increased 4.3 percent in 2013, and the recycling rate for plastic bottles rose 0.4 percent to 30.9 percent for the year, according to a new report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/plastics/plastic-bottle-recycling-rises-43-percent-2013-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/plastics/plastic-bottle-recycling-rises-43-percent-2013-study#comments Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers News Research and Statistics Plastics Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64201 at http://waste360.com Protection Priorities http://waste360.com/safety/protection-priorities <div class="field-byline"> By Eric J. Conn &amp; Lindsay A. Smith </div> <div class="field-deck"> OSHA launches its new Temporary Worker Initiative. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Beginning in November 2014, the NW&RA is offering an on demand course on temporary worker safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/safety/protection-priorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/safety/protection-priorities#comments Commentary News Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) National Waste & Recycling Association Safety Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:42:00 +0000 64221 at http://waste360.com Pennsylvania Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Biosolids Recycling Case http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/pennsylvania-supreme-court-agrees-hear-biosolids-recycling-case <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging the land application of biosolids as a recycling practice.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/pennsylvania-supreme-court-agrees-hear-biosolids-recycling-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/pennsylvania-supreme-court-agrees-hear-biosolids-recycling-case#comments News Court Cases Composting and Organic Waste Waste Generators Wed, 15 Oct 2014 18:00:00 +0000 64211 at http://waste360.com 15 World War II Posters: America Recycles for War http://waste360.com/recycling/15-world-war-ii-posters-america-recycles-war <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>While most of us think of recycling as important today, during World War II it was critical to the Allied war effort. The American and Canadian governments created a series of propaganda posters to encourage citizens to recycle tin, scrap, paper, rubber and food waste, among other materials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/recycling/15-world-war-ii-posters-america-recycles-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/recycling/15-world-war-ii-posters-america-recycles-war#comments Recycling Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:20:00 +0000 64181 at http://waste360.com Foam Recycling Coalition Forms; Study Shows Recycled Polystyrene Demand Rising http://waste360.com/plastics/foam-recycling-coalition-forms-study-shows-recycled-polystyrene-demand-rising <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) has launched the Foam Recycling Coalition to support the recycling of post-consumer expanded polystyrene (EPS) packaging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/plastics/foam-recycling-coalition-forms-study-shows-recycled-polystyrene-demand-rising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/plastics/foam-recycling-coalition-forms-study-shows-recycled-polystyrene-demand-rising#comments News Associations Plastics Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:00:00 +0000 64131 at http://waste360.com