Waste360 http://waste360.com/rss.xml en Republic Agrees to Pay Nearly $7 Million for Bridgeton Landfill Odor Issues http://waste360.com/court-cases/republic-agrees-pay-nearly-7-million-bridgeton-landfill-odor-issues <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a settlement of more than $6.8 million for more than 400 residents nearby the Bridgeton (Mo.) Sanitary Landfill, owned by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/companies/republic-services?intlink=autlink" title="More on Republic Services">Republic Services Inc</a></span>., resulting from odor issues caused by an underground fire.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/court-cases/republic-agrees-pay-nearly-7-million-bridgeton-landfill-odor-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/court-cases/republic-agrees-pay-nearly-7-million-bridgeton-landfill-odor-issues#comments Court Cases Odor Control Republic Services Freemium Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:07:00 +0000 54061 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 18, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-18-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>NBC News took a look at the immense volume of garbage that has ended up in the world’s oceans. A radioactive oilfield waste company in North Dakota was shut down for violations. Duke Energy incurred $15 million in costs in the first quarter in connection with the North Carolina coal ash spill. Minneapolis is considering banning Styrofoam containers. Michigan said it won’t cite haulers and landfill operators for importing or exporting waste. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know 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-april-18-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-18-2014#comments Industry Buzz State and Local Source Reduction Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:15:00 +0000 54051 at http://waste360.com Consumers Recycle Consistently at Home, but Inconvenience Hurts – Study http://waste360.com/home/consumers-recycle-consistently-home-inconvenience-hurts-study <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Consumers generally recycle consistently at home, but their efforts are limited by lack of room-specific bins and clear product labeling, according to a new study.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/home/consumers-recycle-consistently-home-inconvenience-hurts-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/home/consumers-recycle-consistently-home-inconvenience-hurts-study#comments In the Home Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Waste Generators Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:15:00 +0000 54031 at http://waste360.com Waste Management Adds CNG Trucks in Chico, California http://waste360.com/compressed-natural-gas-cng/waste-management-adds-cng-trucks-chico-california <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>. has added six compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to its fleet in Chico, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/compressed-natural-gas-cng/waste-management-adds-cng-trucks-chico-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/compressed-natural-gas-cng/waste-management-adds-cng-trucks-chico-california#comments Fuel Waste Management Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:07:00 +0000 54041 at http://waste360.com EPR Organizations to Build Recycling Unit in British Columbia http://waste360.com/waste-generators/epr-organizations-build-recycling-unit-british-columbia <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An industry-backed partnership will build a $15 million container recycling facility in New Westminster, British Columbia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-generators/epr-organizations-build-recycling-unit-british-columbia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-generators/epr-organizations-build-recycling-unit-british-columbia#comments State and Local Paper Plastics Waste Generators Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:27:00 +0000 54011 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 17, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Houston has signed off with firm One Bin in its attempts to switch to single-stream recycling and up its recycling rate. The city of Spokane will assume control of operations of a local waste-to-energy facility. North Carolina’s governor proposes new legislation for dealing with coal ash. Meanwhile, Kentucky’s governor announced funding for a methane gas-to-energy project. These are among today’s 10 things you need to know 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-april-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-17-2014#comments Industry Buzz Waste to Energy WTE Odor Control Single-Stream Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:24:00 +0000 54001 at http://waste360.com Los Angeles Adopts Zone Franchise Law for Commercial Waste http://waste360.com/commercial/los-angeles-adopts-zone-franchise-law-commercial-waste <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Los Angeles has adopted a zone franchise system to collect waste from businesses and large apartment buildings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/commercial/los-angeles-adopts-zone-franchise-law-commercial-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/commercial/los-angeles-adopts-zone-franchise-law-commercial-waste#comments Commercial Business Multi-Family Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:53:00 +0000 53991 at http://waste360.com Group Forms Waste, Recycling Hauling Firm Earthwise Disposal http://waste360.com/commercial/group-forms-waste-recycling-hauling-firm-earthwise-disposal <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A group has formed a new waste and recycling hauling firm based in Des Moines, Iowa, known as Earthwise Disposal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/commercial/group-forms-waste-recycling-hauling-firm-earthwise-disposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/commercial/group-forms-waste-recycling-hauling-firm-earthwise-disposal#comments Commercial Residential Business Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:10:00 +0000 53981 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 16, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-16-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>British Airways has reached a deal to begin using landfill-generated jet fuel for its fleet. A Texas appeals court ruled against Sierra Club’s challenge to a low-level radioactive waste site in the state. A pair of senators are seeking to curb the <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>’s abilities to block or revoke permits for mine waste disposal. The Wall Street Journal explores how radioactive waste from increased shale crude output is affecting North Dakota. A bill to aimed at reducing plastic bag usage in Florida is defeated. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know from around the waste & 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-april-16-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-16-2014#comments Industry Buzz Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Court Cases Refuse Derived Fuel Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:15:00 +0000 53971 at http://waste360.com Infinitus, BHS, City Launch MRF in Montgomery, Alabama http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/infinitus-bhs-city-launch-mrf-montgomery-alabama <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Montgomery, Ala., in partnership with Infinitus Energy, has opened a new, one-bin material recovery facility (MRF) that will process all of the municipality’s residential recyclables and organic waste.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/infinitus-bhs-city-launch-mrf-montgomery-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/infinitus-bhs-city-launch-mrf-montgomery-alabama#comments Anaerobic Digestion Composting and Organic Waste Construction Design Equipment Recycling Facilities MRFs Freemium Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:45:00 +0000 53961 at http://waste360.com What Would the Community Think? http://waste360.com/community-relations/what-would-community-think <div class="field-deck"> Local opposition to new projects and expansions remains a constant thorn for the waste and recycling industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Local opposition to new projects and expansions remains a constant thorn for the waste and recycling industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/community-relations/what-would-community-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/community-relations/what-would-community-think#comments Design and Construction Nuisances Rumpke Consolidated Companies Inc. Waste Management Customer Service Community Relations Freemium Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:05:00 +0000 53951 at http://waste360.com Recycling’s Challenge: Plastic Bags http://waste360.com/blog/recycling-s-challenge-plastic-bags <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Plastic bags are a staple of convenience, but they pose a challenge for recycling.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Influencer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/waste-wise">Waste Wise</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/blog/recycling-s-challenge-plastic-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/blog/recycling-s-challenge-plastic-bags#comments Research and Statistics Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Waste Generators Waste Wise Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:58:00 +0000 53941 at http://waste360.com Dealing with Disaster http://waste360.com/disaster-preparedness/dealing-disaster <div class="field-byline"> Arthur Lembo Jr. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Armand Lembo Jr. details his experience operating a waste transfer station in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/disaster-preparedness/dealing-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/disaster-preparedness/dealing-disaster#comments Operation Disaster Preparedness Extreme Conditions Freemium Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:51:00 +0000 53931 at http://waste360.com Is CNG fuel a smart investment for the waste and recycling industry? http://waste360.com/poll/04152014 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><div></div></div><form action="/poll/04152014" 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-1281-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1281"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1281" name="choice" value="1281" class="form-radio" /> It makes good long-term economic sense</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1291-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1291"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1291" name="choice" value="1291" class="form-radio" /> It helps paint the waste industry as a sustainable business</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1301-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1301"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1301" name="choice" value="1301" class="form-radio" /> It's good for the big guys, but too pricey for the smaller operators/public sector</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1311-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1311"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1311" name="choice" value="1311" class="form-radio" /> It's really overrated</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="53921" 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-4fdc6883ce0dfb84d7fe291ec20b433f" value="form-4fdc6883ce0dfb84d7fe291ec20b433f" /> <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/04152014#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:09:40 +0000 53921 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 15, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-15-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Environmental Protection Agency hosted a forum was to discuss cleanup plans for an Ohio landfill. Legislation banning fracking waste is making its way through Connecticut’s legislature. Duke Energy will dispose of coal ash in a N.C. landfill. A landfill in Wisconsin will get a $20 million expansion. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know 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-april-15-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-15-2014#comments Expansion Industry Buzz Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Court Cases Recycling Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:22:00 +0000 53871 at http://waste360.com Michigan Unveils Plan to Increase Residential Recycling http://waste360.com/state-and-local/michigan-unveils-plan-increase-residential-recycling <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Michigan’s governor has presented a 15-point plan to increase residential recycling access throughout the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/state-and-local/michigan-unveils-plan-increase-residential-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/state-and-local/michigan-unveils-plan-increase-residential-recycling#comments State and Local Business In the Home Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:59:00 +0000 53861 at http://waste360.com Covanta Partners with Nine Massachusetts Municipalities for Bundled Waste Service http://waste360.com/waste-energy-wte/covanta-partners-nine-massachusetts-municipalities-bundled-waste-service <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://waste360.com/industry/companies/covanta-holding-corp?intlink=autlink" title="Move on Covanta">Covanta Holding Corp</a></span>. has formed a new partnership with nine western Massachusetts municipalities for bundled waste management services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-energy-wte/covanta-partners-nine-massachusetts-municipalities-bundled-waste-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-energy-wte/covanta-partners-nine-massachusetts-municipalities-bundled-waste-service#comments Waste to Energy WTE Covanta Holding Corp. State and Local Business Composting and Organic Waste E_Waste Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:57:00 +0000 53851 at http://waste360.com Collect, Innovate, Recycle http://waste360.com/national-waste-recycling-association/collect-innovate-recycle <div class="field-deck"> NW&RA’s Sharon Kneiss talks about the association’s new identity and challenges and opportunities for the industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Sharon Kneiss sat down with Waste360 to discuss the NW&RA’s rebranding and the evolution of the waste and recycling industry and the opportunities that lie ahead.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/national-waste-recycling-association/collect-innovate-recycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/national-waste-recycling-association/collect-innovate-recycle#comments WasteExpo Laws and Regulations National Waste & Recycling Association Safety Driver Training Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:34:00 +0000 53841 at http://waste360.com New Direction http://waste360.com/driver-training/new-direction <div class="field-byline"> Ayana Nickerson </div> <div class="field-deck"> NW&RA’s new, updated safe driver certification program will be launched at WasteExpo. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Certification is one of the key programs developed as part of the new strategic direction of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/driver-training/new-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/driver-training/new-direction#comments National Waste & Recycling Association Fleets Safety Driver Training Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:25:00 +0000 53831 at http://waste360.com Colleges Recycle 89.1 Million Pounds During 2014 RecycleMania http://waste360.com/waste-generators/colleges-recycle-891-million-pounds-during-2014-recyclemania <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Universities and colleges participating in the RecycleMania program recycled or composted 89.1 million pounds of recyclables and organic material this year, according to the results from the annual program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-generators/colleges-recycle-891-million-pounds-during-2014-recyclemania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-generators/colleges-recycle-891-million-pounds-during-2014-recyclemania#comments Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Composting and Organic Waste Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Waste Generators Freemium Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:59:00 +0000 53821 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 14, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-14-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A South Florida plant is turning some waste into cement. A new photo project pairs families with their average weekly solid waste output. A lawsuit has been launched in the wake of a recent radiation leak from a St. Louis-area landfill. The city of Princeton has had some issues with illegal dumping at a recycling center. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know 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-april-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-14-2014#comments Industry Buzz Commercial Court Cases Leachate Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Zero Waste Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:41:00 +0000 53811 at http://waste360.com Biomass Waste Energy Pollution Worse than Coal, Study Claims http://waste360.com/waste-energy-wte/biomass-waste-energy-pollution-worse-coal-study-claims <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Electricity generation from biomass waste is more polluting and worse for the climate than coal, according to a new study by an environmental advocacy firm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-energy-wte/biomass-waste-energy-pollution-worse-coal-study-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-energy-wte/biomass-waste-energy-pollution-worse-coal-study-claims#comments Waste to Energy WTE Research and Statistics Waste Generators Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:55:00 +0000 53801 at http://waste360.com April 8, 2014 - Private Equity Firm Buys Landfill Systems Company Tri Con http://waste360.com/2014-q2/april-8-2014-private-equity-firm-buys-landfill-systems-company-tri-con <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Private equity firm Aperion Management LLC has purchased Tri Con Works LLC, a firm that provides landfill gas monitoring, collection and recovery systems, as well as leachate systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/2014-q2/april-8-2014-private-equity-firm-buys-landfill-systems-company-tri-con" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/2014-q2/april-8-2014-private-equity-firm-buys-landfill-systems-company-tri-con#comments 2014 Q2 Freemium Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:00:00 +0000 53791 at http://waste360.com April 7, 2014 - US Ecology to Buy Waste, Recycling Firm EQ for $465 Million http://waste360.com/2014-q2/april-7-2014-us-ecology-buy-waste-recycling-firm-eq-465-million <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>US Ecology Inc. has agreed to acquire EQ –The Environmental Quality Company in a hazardous and non-hazardous waste and recycling deal valued at $465 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/2014-q2/april-7-2014-us-ecology-buy-waste-recycling-firm-eq-465-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/2014-q2/april-7-2014-us-ecology-buy-waste-recycling-firm-eq-465-million#comments 2014 Q2 Freemium Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:52:00 +0000 53781 at http://waste360.com Metropolitan Recycling Opens California MRF http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/metropolitan-recycling-opens-california-mrf <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Metropolitan Recycling LLC (MRC) has opened a 50,000-sq.-ft. material recovery facility (MRF) in Bakersfield, Calif.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/metropolitan-recycling-opens-california-mrf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/recycling-facilities-mrfs/metropolitan-recycling-opens-california-mrf#comments Construction Design Equipment Recycling Facilities MRFs Single-Stream Freemium Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:12:00 +0000 53771 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 11, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-11-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A shoe was thrown at former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries meeting. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into a new law meant to crack down on metal theft. Microsoft will begin its excavation of a New Mexico landfill in search of a cache of 30-year-old E.T. Atari game cartridges. New rules are being proposed to curb illegal oil waste dumping in North Dakota. These are all among the 10 things you need to know from around the waste and recycling industry today.</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-april-11-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-11-2014#comments Industry Buzz Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries State and Local Landfill Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:46:00 +0000 53761 at http://waste360.com New York City Expanding its Organic Waste Collection http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/new-york-city-expanding-its-organic-waste-collection <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New York City is expanding its organic waste collection in Brooklyn and Queens.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/new-york-city-expanding-its-organic-waste-collection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting-and-organic-waste/new-york-city-expanding-its-organic-waste-collection#comments State and Local Composting and Organic Waste Residential Yard Waste Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:59:00 +0000 53751 at http://waste360.com 10 Things You Need to Know For the Waste & Recycling Industry Today (April 10, 2014) http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-10-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study shows the waste and recycling industries bring $4.2 billion to the Pennsylvania economy. Unilever achieves “zero waste” at three-quarters of its global facilities. A man in Oklahoma City found his missing wedding ring in a local landfill. These are all among today’s 10 things you need to know 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-april-10-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/industry-buzz/10-things-you-need-know-waste-recycling-industry-today-april-10-2014#comments Industry Buzz Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:10:00 +0000 53741 at http://waste360.com Recycling of Plastic Film Rises 1 Percent in 2012 http://waste360.com/research-and-statistics/recycling-plastic-film-rises-1-percent-2012 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Recycling of postconsumer film packaging rose 1 percent in 2012 from the previous year, according to a new report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/research-and-statistics/recycling-plastic-film-rises-1-percent-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/research-and-statistics/recycling-plastic-film-rises-1-percent-2012#comments Associations Research and Statistics High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plastics Thu, 10 Apr 2014 15:06:00 +0000 53731 at http://waste360.com New York City Expands its Public Space Recycling Container Coverage http://waste360.com/state-and-local/new-york-city-expands-its-public-space-recycling-container-coverage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New York City has nearly doubled the amount of public space recycling containers and expanded placement of the bins.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/state-and-local/new-york-city-expands-its-public-space-recycling-container-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/state-and-local/new-york-city-expands-its-public-space-recycling-container-coverage#comments Roll-off, Containers, Compactors State and Local Dual-Stream Paper, Glass, Plastic & Aluminum Waste Generators Freemium Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:04:00 +0000 53701 at http://waste360.com