Waste360 http://waste360.com/rss.xml en Republic Services Sees YOY Revenue Gain in Q2 http://waste360.com/financials/republic-services-sees-yoy-revenue-gain-q2 <div class="node-body article-body">The Phoenix-based hauler saw strong metrics on core price and continued to progress on its fleet maintenance standardization and customer service initiatives. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/financials/republic-services-sees-yoy-revenue-gain-q2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/financials/republic-services-sees-yoy-revenue-gain-q2#comments Haulers Financials Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:20:00 +0000 248811 at http://waste360.com ReCommunity Files Federal Lawsuit Against Ann Arbor, Mich. http://waste360.com/contracts/recommunity-files-federal-lawsuit-against-ann-arbor-mich <div class="node-body article-body">The suit alleges that the Michigan city wrongfully terminated its contract with the company.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/contracts/recommunity-files-federal-lawsuit-against-ann-arbor-mich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/contracts/recommunity-files-federal-lawsuit-against-ann-arbor-mich#comments Contracts Need to Know Legal Business Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:51:00 +0000 248591 at http://waste360.com Wheelabrator Kemsley Energy-from-Waste Facility Achieves Financial Close http://waste360.com/waste-energy/wheelabrator-kemsley-energy-waste-facility-achieves-financial-close <div class="node-body article-body">Construction of the facility is set to begin in August. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-energy/wheelabrator-kemsley-energy-waste-facility-achieves-financial-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-energy/wheelabrator-kemsley-energy-waste-facility-achieves-financial-close#comments Need to Know Waste-to-Energy Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:51:00 +0000 248581 at http://waste360.com Virginia County and RSWA Reveal Plans for New Solid Waste Transfer Station http://waste360.com/transfer-stations/virginia-county-and-rswa-reveal-plans-new-solid-waste-transfer-station <div class="node-body article-body">Albemarle County and the Rivanna Solid Waste Authority have announced plans for a new and improved transfer station.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/transfer-stations/virginia-county-and-rswa-reveal-plans-new-solid-waste-transfer-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/transfer-stations/virginia-county-and-rswa-reveal-plans-new-solid-waste-transfer-station#comments Need to Know Transfer Stations Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:51:00 +0000 248571 at http://waste360.com Santa Cruz County, Calif., Considering Ending Operations at Rio Rico Landfill http://waste360.com/operations/santa-cruz-county-calif-considering-ending-operations-rio-rico-landfill <div class="node-body article-body">The county is currently weighing its options, which include selling the site, building a transfer station, transporting waste to another location and closing the site.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/operations/santa-cruz-county-calif-considering-ending-operations-rio-rico-landfill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/operations/santa-cruz-county-calif-considering-ending-operations-rio-rico-landfill#comments Need to Know Operations Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:51:00 +0000 248561 at http://waste360.com Asia Works on Tackling Growing Waste Problem http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/asia-works-tackling-growing-waste-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Asia is seeking to solve growing waste problem.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/asia-works-tackling-growing-waste-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/asia-works-tackling-growing-waste-problem#comments Need to Know Waste Reduction Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:51:00 +0000 248551 at http://waste360.com J. Stephan Banchero III Finds Organic Opportunities http://waste360.com/composting/j-stephan-banchero-iii-finds-organic-opportunities <div class="field-byline"> Willona Sloan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">J. Stephan Banchero III’s entrepreneurial spirit and knack for relationship-building have earned him a senior position at his company and recognition as one of Waste360’s 40 Under 40 award recipients. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting/j-stephan-banchero-iii-finds-organic-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting/j-stephan-banchero-iii-finds-organic-opportunities#comments Waste360 40 Under 40 Composting Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:46:00 +0000 248541 at http://waste360.com Sacramento Honors its Youngest Garbage Collector http://waste360.com/need-know/sacramento-honors-its-youngest-garbage-collector <div class="node-body article-body">The six-year-old boy with cystic fibrosis got to live out his dream.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/sacramento-honors-its-youngest-garbage-collector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/sacramento-honors-its-youngest-garbage-collector#comments Haulers Need to Know Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:58:00 +0000 248391 at http://waste360.com Salem, Mass., Approves Multiple Solid Waste Collection Increases http://waste360.com/public-agencies/salem-mass-approves-multiple-solid-waste-collection-increases <div class="node-body article-body">Salem, Mass., city councilors approved a hike on garbage fees in both Marion and Polk counties.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/salem-mass-approves-multiple-solid-waste-collection-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/salem-mass-approves-multiple-solid-waste-collection-increases#comments Need to Know Public Agencies Residential Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:58:00 +0000 248371 at http://waste360.com Mass. Residents Protest Possible Landfill Expansion http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/mass-residents-protest-possible-landfill-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Saugus, Mass., residents presented state officials with a petition and letters opposing a landfill capacity expansion. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/mass-residents-protest-possible-landfill-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/mass-residents-protest-possible-landfill-expansion#comments Need to Know Design and Construction Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:58:00 +0000 248361 at http://waste360.com Oregon Sends Waste Management’s Landfill Expansion Request Back to County http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/oregon-sends-waste-management-s-landfill-expansion-request-back-county <div class="node-body article-body">Waste Management’s efforts to expand Riverbend Landfill a hit recently because of a ruling by a state agency. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/oregon-sends-waste-management-s-landfill-expansion-request-back-county" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/oregon-sends-waste-management-s-landfill-expansion-request-back-county#comments Need to Know Design and Construction Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:54:00 +0000 248351 at http://waste360.com Could a New Battery Recycling Technology Push Smelting Out? http://waste360.com/metals/could-new-battery-recycling-technology-push-smelting-out <div class="field-byline"> Arlene Karidis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new process is positioned as a cheaper, cleaner alternative to smelting.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/metals/could-new-battery-recycling-technology-push-smelting-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/metals/could-new-battery-recycling-technology-push-smelting-out#comments Financials Metals Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:50:00 +0000 248331 at http://waste360.com Communicating with Customers about Contamination http://waste360.com/commodities-pricing/communicating-customers-about-contamination <div class="node-body article-body">Customers need to understand that high contamination rates not only have an economic cost, but make recycling itself less effective. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/commodities-pricing/communicating-customers-about-contamination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/commodities-pricing/communicating-customers-about-contamination#comments Haulers National Waste & Recycling Association Marketing and Public Relations Commodities Pricing Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:40:00 +0000 248321 at http://waste360.com Casella Lands Three-Year Recycling Contract with Skowhegan, Maine http://waste360.com/contracts/casella-lands-three-year-recycling-contract-skowhegan-maine <div class="node-body article-body">Selectmen unanimously approved the three-year pact.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/contracts/casella-lands-three-year-recycling-contract-skowhegan-maine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/contracts/casella-lands-three-year-recycling-contract-skowhegan-maine#comments Contracts Haulers Need to Know Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:58:00 +0000 248381 at http://waste360.com Waste Management Posts Higher Q2 Revenues; Names Fish President http://waste360.com/haulers/waste-management-posts-higher-q2-revenues-names-fish-president <div class="node-body article-body">The company posted positive commercial collection volumes for the first time since 2005. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/haulers/waste-management-posts-higher-q2-revenues-names-fish-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/haulers/waste-management-posts-higher-q2-revenues-names-fish-president#comments Business Operations Haulers Commercial Financials Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:03:00 +0000 248341 at http://waste360.com Ohio County Recycling Rate Increases to More Than 35 Percent http://waste360.com/source-separation/ohio-county-recycling-rate-increases-more-35-percent <div class="node-body article-body">More than 35 percent of Cuyahoga County's residential waste was recovered for recycling last year, which is more than 10 percent higher than the state's goal.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/source-separation/ohio-county-recycling-rate-increases-more-35-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/source-separation/ohio-county-recycling-rate-increases-more-35-percent#comments Need to Know Source Separation Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:07:00 +0000 248151 at http://waste360.com Florida Recycling Ramps Up http://waste360.com/source-separation/florida-recycling-ramps <div class="node-body article-body">In 2015, Florida’s overall recycling rate was 54 percent, according to a report released Monday by the state’s Department of Environmental Protection. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/source-separation/florida-recycling-ramps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/source-separation/florida-recycling-ramps#comments Need to Know Source Separation Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:07:00 +0000 248141 at http://waste360.com Michigan Man Accused of Recycling Scheme Inspired by ‘Seinfield’ http://waste360.com/glass/michigan-man-accused-recycling-scheme-inspired-seinfield <div class="node-body article-body">Cops in Michigan said a man tried to deposit some 10,000 bottles and cans for 10 cents apiece -- even though they came from out of state.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/glass/michigan-man-accused-recycling-scheme-inspired-seinfield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/glass/michigan-man-accused-recycling-scheme-inspired-seinfield#comments Need to Know Glass Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:07:00 +0000 248131 at http://waste360.com Nebraska Residents Fought for New Recycling Plan at Three-hour Public Hearing http://waste360.com/business/nebraska-residents-fought-new-recycling-plan-three-hour-public-hearing <div class="node-body article-body">In the three-hour public hearing, residents and business owners debated the pros and cons of the proposed recycling plan. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/nebraska-residents-fought-new-recycling-plan-three-hour-public-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/nebraska-residents-fought-new-recycling-plan-three-hour-public-hearing#comments Need to Know Business Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:07:00 +0000 248121 at http://waste360.com Milpitas: Judge Finalizes Settlement over Class-Action Lawsuit http://waste360.com/nuisances/milpitas-judge-finalizes-settlement-over-class-action-lawsuit <div class="node-body article-body">A class-action lawsuit that alleged noxious odors, dust and air pollution that emanate from the Newby Island Landfill and Resource Recovery Park on the Milpitas-San Jose border harm area residents was settled earlier this month. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/nuisances/milpitas-judge-finalizes-settlement-over-class-action-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/nuisances/milpitas-judge-finalizes-settlement-over-class-action-lawsuit#comments Need to Know Nuisances Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:05:00 +0000 248111 at http://waste360.com A Look at the Largest Landfill Gas-To-Energy Project in Georgia http://waste360.com/gas-energy/look-largest-landfill-gas-energy-project-georgia <div class="node-body article-body">The three new plants, combined with Republic’s Hickory Ridge landfill operation, establish Republic and Mas Energy’s landfill gas-to-energy portfolio as the largest in Georgia.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/gas-energy/look-largest-landfill-gas-energy-project-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/gas-energy/look-largest-landfill-gas-energy-project-georgia#comments Gas-to-Energy Emissions Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:21:00 +0000 248091 at http://waste360.com <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Verdana, Geneva, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px;">Gas conditioning system that hydrates and cleans the gas prior to combustion in the engine generators.</span></p> PRNewsFoto/Republic Services, Inc. Medical Waste Management Association Created to Support Medical Waste Disposal Industry http://waste360.com/business/medical-waste-management-association-created-support-medical-waste-disposal-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The MWMA was created to promote operating standards, research, education and regulatory advocacy for biological and medical waste organizations.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/medical-waste-management-association-created-support-medical-waste-disposal-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/medical-waste-management-association-created-support-medical-waste-disposal-industry#comments The Business Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:15:00 +0000 248041 at http://waste360.com NWRA, SWANA Release Joint Positions on Issues Facing Recycling Markets http://waste360.com/business/nwra-swana-release-joint-positions-issues-facing-recycling-markets <div class="node-body article-body">The two addenda update an original joint advisory that was issued in April 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/nwra-swana-release-joint-positions-issues-facing-recycling-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/nwra-swana-release-joint-positions-issues-facing-recycling-markets#comments Contracts National Waste & Recycling Association Business Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:11:00 +0000 248081 at http://waste360.com Action Environmental Acquires Pequannock Disposal http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/action-environmental-acquires-pequannock-disposal <div class="node-body article-body">Through its subsidiary Interstate Waste Services, New Jersey-based waste and recycling company Action Environmental Group has acquired New Jersey-based waste management company Pequannock Disposal Company. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/action-environmental-acquires-pequannock-disposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/action-environmental-acquires-pequannock-disposal#comments Mergers and Acquisitions The Business Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:56:00 +0000 247751 at http://waste360.com Springfield, Fla., to Replace Waste Pro with Mr. Trash http://waste360.com/contracts/springfield-fla-replace-waste-pro-mr-trash <div class="node-body article-body">After months of complaining about garbage service, Springfield, Fla., has decided to kick its current provider to the curb.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/contracts/springfield-fla-replace-waste-pro-mr-trash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/contracts/springfield-fla-replace-waste-pro-mr-trash#comments Contracts Haulers Need to Know Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:32:00 +0000 247861 at http://waste360.com Solid Waste Rate Increase Could be Coming to Seattle http://waste360.com/public-agencies/solid-waste-rate-increase-could-be-coming-seattle <div class="node-body article-body">On Tuesday, the Seattle City Council Tuesday will consider a plan for solid waste services.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/solid-waste-rate-increase-could-be-coming-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/solid-waste-rate-increase-could-be-coming-seattle#comments Need to Know Public Agencies Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:28:00 +0000 247851 at http://waste360.com Southwest Colorado Sends More Waste to Landfills despite Recycling Growth http://waste360.com/public-agencies/southwest-colorado-sends-more-waste-landfills-despite-recycling-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Facilities have seen an increase in collections, but the region as a whole is currently diverting only 14 percent of the materials from landfill. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/southwest-colorado-sends-more-waste-landfills-despite-recycling-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/southwest-colorado-sends-more-waste-landfills-despite-recycling-growth#comments Need to Know Public Agencies Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:27:00 +0000 247841 at http://waste360.com NYC Sanitation Trucks Do Much More than Collect Refuse http://waste360.com/trucks/nyc-sanitation-trucks-do-much-more-collect-refuse <div class="field-byline"> Jim Mele </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DSNY is expected to lead New York’s green fleet efforts by pushing for clean fuels and technologies from its suppliers.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/trucks/nyc-sanitation-trucks-do-much-more-collect-refuse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/trucks/nyc-sanitation-trucks-do-much-more-collect-refuse#comments Need to Know Trucks Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:21:00 +0000 247831 at http://waste360.com HEINEKEN USA, Recycling Partnership Launch Fan Challenge for International Champions Cup http://waste360.com/generators/heineken-usa-recycling-partnership-launch-fan-challenge-international-champions-cup <div class="node-body article-body">Fans will have the chance to represent their clubs by placing their recyclables in specially-marked bins. </div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/generators/heineken-usa-recycling-partnership-launch-fan-challenge-international-champions-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/generators/heineken-usa-recycling-partnership-launch-fan-challenge-international-champions-cup#comments Need to Know Recycling Generators Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:19:00 +0000 247821 at http://waste360.com Drones Take Flight as Part of New Landfill Monitoring Efforts http://waste360.com/operations/drones-take-flight-part-new-landfill-monitoring-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">Drones are a useful tool for landfill managers and will have more uses in the near future.</div> <p><a href="http://waste360.com/operations/drones-take-flight-part-new-landfill-monitoring-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/operations/drones-take-flight-part-new-landfill-monitoring-efforts#comments Operations Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:11:00 +0000 247801 at http://waste360.com