Waste360 http://waste360.com/rss.xml en Sports Venues Would Recycle 100% of Food Waste Under De Blasio Plan http://waste360.com/food-waste/sports-venues-would-recycle-100-food-waste-under-de-blasio-plan <div class="field-byline"> New York Post </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Madison Square Garden and other major New York City sporting venues would have to recycle all food waste under new rules unveiled Thursday to expand the city’s composting program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/food-waste/sports-venues-would-recycle-100-food-waste-under-de-blasio-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/food-waste/sports-venues-would-recycle-100-food-waste-under-de-blasio-plan#comments Need to Know New York Food Waste Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:35:00 +0000 210791 at http://waste360.com New Beltrami County Transfer Station Part of $28.5M Regional Project http://waste360.com/transfer-stations/new-beltrami-county-transfer-station-part-285m-regional-project <div class="field-byline"> The Bemidji Pioneer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new transfer station planned for Beltrami County is just one of five facilities scheduled for construction and expansion in Greater Minnesota.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/transfer-stations/new-beltrami-county-transfer-station-part-285m-regional-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/transfer-stations/new-beltrami-county-transfer-station-part-285m-regional-project#comments Minnesota Need to Know Transfer Stations Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:32:00 +0000 210781 at http://waste360.com Minnesota Counties Agree on Price for Recycling Plant http://waste360.com/public-agencies/minnesota-counties-agree-price-recycling-plant <div class="field-byline"> StarTribune.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ramsey and Washington counties have succeeded in whittling back the purchase price of a garbage recycling plant in Newport, and seem ready to buy it despite misgivings about the technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/minnesota-counties-agree-price-recycling-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/minnesota-counties-agree-price-recycling-plant#comments Minnesota Need to Know Public Agencies MRFs Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:29:00 +0000 210771 at http://waste360.com Unearthed Atari Games from Landfill Fetch more than $100K on eBay http://waste360.com/public-agencies/unearthed-atari-games-landfill-fetch-more-100k-ebay <div class="field-byline"> The Next Digit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Last year, a stockpile of Atari game cartridges was dug up in a New Mexico landfill, and has now generated more than $100,000 in the last several months.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/unearthed-atari-games-landfill-fetch-more-100k-ebay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/unearthed-atari-games-landfill-fetch-more-100k-ebay#comments Need to Know New Mexico Public Agencies Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:27:00 +0000 210761 at http://waste360.com Officials Consider Building Waste Transfer Station — After Missouri City's Landfill Closes http://waste360.com/closure/officials-consider-building-waste-transfer-station-after-missouri-citys-landfill-closes <div class="field-byline"> EMissourian.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With a little more than three years of life left at the Washington Landfill, city officials are actively looking at alternative ways to dispose of trash.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/closure/officials-consider-building-waste-transfer-station-after-missouri-citys-landfill-closes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/closure/officials-consider-building-waste-transfer-station-after-missouri-citys-landfill-closes#comments Need to Know Closure Transfer Stations Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:23:00 +0000 210751 at http://waste360.com Sevier Building Organics-to-Energy Plant in Tennessee http://waste360.com/composting/sevier-building-organics-energy-plant-tennessee <div class="node-body article-body">Sevier Solid Waste Inc. (SSWI) is building a waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at a cost of $2.25 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting/sevier-building-organics-energy-plant-tennessee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting/sevier-building-organics-energy-plant-tennessee#comments Composting News Tennessee Waste-to-Energy Food Waste Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:22:00 +0000 210661 at http://waste360.com Solid Waste Industry Seeks to Quash TRASH Act in Congress http://waste360.com/legislation-regulation/solid-waste-industry-seeks-quash-trash-act-congress <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania is eager for his home state’s landfills to be greener, cleaner and leaner by shedding tons of out-of-state garbage. But the diet the Democrat devised earlier this month via federal legislation doesn’t pass the refuse industry’s sniff test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/legislation-regulation/solid-waste-industry-seeks-quash-trash-act-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/legislation-regulation/solid-waste-industry-seeks-quash-trash-act-congress#comments News Pennsylvania Commercial Legislation & Regulation National Waste & Recycling Association Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:15:00 +0000 210651 at http://waste360.com Radioactive Waste Found in St. Louis Residential Area http://waste360.com/need-know/radioactive-waste-found-st-louis-residential-area <div class="field-byline"> Al Jazeera America </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Army Corps of Engineers has found radioactive nuclear weapon waste in residential lots along a St. Louis County creek.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/radioactive-waste-found-st-louis-residential-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/radioactive-waste-found-st-louis-residential-area#comments Missouri Need to Know Nuisances Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:09:00 +0000 210711 at http://waste360.com Ford Diverts 140M Pounds Damaged Vehicle Parts from Landfill http://waste360.com/generators/ford-diverts-140m-pounds-damaged-vehicle-parts-landfill <div class="field-byline"> Environmental Leader </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford has diverted about 140 million pounds of damaged vehicle parts from landfills across the US since launching its Dealer Core Recovery program in 2003, the company says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/generators/ford-diverts-140m-pounds-damaged-vehicle-parts-landfill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/generators/ford-diverts-140m-pounds-damaged-vehicle-parts-landfill#comments Need to Know Ohio Generators Waste Reduction Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:02:00 +0000 210701 at http://waste360.com Years-Old Dispute Over Fees with Jacksonville Landfill Operator Resurfaces Under New Administration http://waste360.com/need-know/years-old-dispute-over-fees-jacksonville-landfill-operator-resurfaces-under-new-administra <div class="field-byline"> Jacksonville.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mayor Lenny Curry’s administration is pursuing a three-year-old dispute over potentially millions of dollars owed to the city by landfill owner Advanced Disposal, but it’s still unclear how much money, if any, the company will pay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/years-old-dispute-over-fees-jacksonville-landfill-operator-resurfaces-under-new-administra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/years-old-dispute-over-fees-jacksonville-landfill-operator-resurfaces-under-new-administra#comments Florida Need to Know Operations Public Agencies Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:57:00 +0000 210691 at http://waste360.com Reno, Nev., Demands More Oversight of Recycling http://waste360.com/source-separation/reno-nev-demands-more-oversight-recycling <div class="field-byline"> Reno Gazette-Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Reno City Council wants more authority to keep tabs on Waste Management to determine whether the trash and recycling company is living up to its end of the lucrative franchise agreement it has with the city.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/source-separation/reno-nev-demands-more-oversight-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/source-separation/reno-nev-demands-more-oversight-recycling#comments Need to Know Nevada Source Separation Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:41:00 +0000 210681 at http://waste360.com Winnipeg Defends Delay in Rolling Out Organic Waste Pickup Plan http://waste360.com/food-waste/winnipeg-defends-delay-rolling-out-organic-waste-pickup-plan <div class="field-byline"> CBC News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The City of Winnipeg says it's taking more time to sort out its organic waste collection plan, which was supposed to be running by next year, but some residents want the city to start picking up organics now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/food-waste/winnipeg-defends-delay-rolling-out-organic-waste-pickup-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/food-waste/winnipeg-defends-delay-rolling-out-organic-waste-pickup-plan#comments Need to Know Residential Food Waste Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:39:00 +0000 210671 at http://waste360.com 12 Takeaways From Day Two at WASTECON 2015 http://waste360.com/public-agencies/12-takeaways-day-two-wastecon-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The second full day of the Solid Waste Association of North America’s annual WASTECON event in Orlando brought a host of more insights and observations on the waste and recycling industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/12-takeaways-day-two-wastecon-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/12-takeaways-day-two-wastecon-2015#comments Florida Public Agencies Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:28:00 +0000 210641 at http://waste360.com Recycling Experts Answer Your Questions About Contamination, Optimizing Materials http://waste360.com/business/recycling-experts-answer-your-questions-about-contamination-optimizing-materials <div class="node-body article-body">This is the fifth part of a series that provide answers by industry experts to questions you have about recycling. In this edition Bruce Walker, Karen Bandhauer, Greg Superneau, Bill Moore and Michele Nestor discuss the advantages of keeping glass and paper out of the waste stream, motivating generators on contamination, the definition of a long-term contract and the contaminants that most contribute to residue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/recycling-experts-answer-your-questions-about-contamination-optimizing-materials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/recycling-experts-answer-your-questions-about-contamination-optimizing-materials#comments Waste360 Recycling Summit Generators Business Glass Paper Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:12:00 +0000 210281 at http://waste360.com Celebrities Pitching In on Recycling Labeling Awareness Campaign http://waste360.com/marketing-and-public-relations/celebrities-pitching-recycling-labeling-awareness-campaign <div class="node-body article-body">Angie Harmon, Kristen Bell, Mark Ruffalo and dozens of other celebrities are lending their superstar status to help Recycle Across America spread its “recycle right” message to the nation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/marketing-and-public-relations/celebrities-pitching-recycling-labeling-awareness-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/marketing-and-public-relations/celebrities-pitching-recycling-labeling-awareness-campaign#comments News Associations Marketing and Public Relations Recycling Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:00:00 +0000 210421 at http://waste360.com California Nears Law Requiring Organic Waste Infrastructure Planning http://waste360.com/composting/california-nears-law-requiring-organic-waste-infrastructure-planning <div class="node-body article-body">California’s assembly has passed a bill requiring local governments to plan for the building of sufficient composting infrastructure to process organic waste.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting/california-nears-law-requiring-organic-waste-infrastructure-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting/california-nears-law-requiring-organic-waste-infrastructure-planning#comments Anaerobic Digestion California Composting News Public Agencies Legislation & Regulation Food Waste Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:03:00 +0000 210501 at http://waste360.com Cohen Recycling Expanding Ohio E-Waste Unit http://waste360.com/business-operations/cohen-recycling-expanding-ohio-e-waste-unit <div class="node-body article-body">Cohen Recycling is expanding its electronic-waste recycling facility in its headquarters city of Middletown, Ohio, increasing its production capacity by eight times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business-operations/cohen-recycling-expanding-ohio-e-waste-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business-operations/cohen-recycling-expanding-ohio-e-waste-unit#comments Business Operations News Ohio E-Waste Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:38:00 +0000 210351 at http://waste360.com Fighting Waste, Recycling Industrial Fires Over the Internet http://waste360.com/products-services/fighting-waste-recycling-industrial-fires-over-internet <div class="node-body article-body">Watch Dog Security founder Brad Gladstone is no stranger to the devastation industrial fires can cause. His Detroit-based company installs commercial security camera systems in hazardous locations, such as scrapyards, shredder facilities and oil wells, where highly flammable materials can catch fire at any moment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/products-services/fighting-waste-recycling-industrial-fires-over-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/products-services/fighting-waste-recycling-industrial-fires-over-internet#comments Automation News Products & Services Safety Business Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:25:00 +0000 210341 at http://waste360.com 12 Takeaways From Day One at WASTECON 2015 http://waste360.com/public-agencies/12-takeaways-day-one-wastecon-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Here are 12 takeaways from the first full day at the 2015 edition of SWANA's WASTECON.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/12-takeaways-day-one-wastecon-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/12-takeaways-day-one-wastecon-2015#comments Florida News Public Agencies Wed, 26 Aug 2015 02:28:00 +0000 210411 at http://waste360.com Vancouver Pilot Program Moves 'Beyond Bags' http://waste360.com/need-know/vancouver-pilot-program-moves-beyond-bags <div class="field-byline"> The Columbian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Starting Saturday, all 12 Safeway stores in Clark County will begin accepting clean, dry plastic polyethylene wrappers (also called "film") and bags as part of a pilot program called "Beyond Bags — Recycling Plastic Wrap and Film."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/vancouver-pilot-program-moves-beyond-bags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/vancouver-pilot-program-moves-beyond-bags#comments Need to Know Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:58:00 +0000 210401 at http://waste360.com Louisville Mayor Announces Effort to Answer Concerns About Green-Energy-Producing Biodigesters http://waste360.com/anaerobic-digestion/louisville-mayor-announces-effort-answer-concerns-about-green-energy-producing-b <div class="field-byline"> WHAS11.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Citing the need for greater understanding of green-energy-producing biodigesters in Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer on Monday announced that an Indiana company will spend the next two months listening to and addressing concerns before seeking formal approval of a proposed methane-energy project at 17th and Maple streets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/anaerobic-digestion/louisville-mayor-announces-effort-answer-concerns-about-green-energy-producing-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/anaerobic-digestion/louisville-mayor-announces-effort-answer-concerns-about-green-energy-producing-b#comments Anaerobic Digestion Kentucky Need to Know Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:56:00 +0000 210391 at http://waste360.com Residents Upset Over Recycling Plant in North Phoenix http://waste360.com/business/residents-upset-over-recycling-plant-north-phoenix <div class="field-byline"> Fox10Phoenix.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Residents at a north Phoenix RV park are upset with their neighbor, a recycling plant that moved in last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/residents-upset-over-recycling-plant-north-phoenix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/residents-upset-over-recycling-plant-north-phoenix#comments Arizona Need to Know Business Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:52:00 +0000 210381 at http://waste360.com Austin’s Turning a Landfill Into an Eco-Friendly Industrial Park http://waste360.com/closure/austin-s-turning-landfill-eco-friendly-industrial-park <div class="field-byline"> Next City </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A former Austin landfill spot is set to become a green-centric industrial hub. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/closure/austin-s-turning-landfill-eco-friendly-industrial-park" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/closure/austin-s-turning-landfill-eco-friendly-industrial-park#comments Need to Know Texas Closure Wed, 26 Aug 2015 01:49:00 +0000 210371 at http://waste360.com Pennsylvania Court Finds Solid Waste Recycling Facility Violated Ordinance http://waste360.com/legal/pennsylvania-court-finds-solid-waste-recycling-facility-violated-ordinance <div class="field-byline"> PennRecord.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania affirmed a 2014 decision from Lehigh County in a zoning dispute in South Whitehall Township.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/legal/pennsylvania-court-finds-solid-waste-recycling-facility-violated-ordinance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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Florida News Financials Legislation & Regulation Tue, 25 Aug 2015 08:13:00 +0000 210221 at http://waste360.com Aquametals Breaks Ground on $30M Battery Recycling Plant in Nevada http://waste360.com/e-waste/aquametals-breaks-ground-30m-battery-recycling-plant-nevada <div class="field-byline"> Reno Gazette-Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new company will be getting the lead out literally in Reno after breaking ground on a new facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/e-waste/aquametals-breaks-ground-30m-battery-recycling-plant-nevada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/e-waste/aquametals-breaks-ground-30m-battery-recycling-plant-nevada#comments Need to Know Nevada E-Waste Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:16:00 +0000 210311 at http://waste360.com Renewable Energy Group Acquires Imperial Renewables http://waste360.com/waste-energy/renewable-energy-group-acquires-imperial-renewables <div class="field-byline"> Small Business Trends </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The $15 million acquisition of a biomass and crop waste energy company may show the growing viability of this market as an alternative to fossil fuel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-energy/renewable-energy-group-acquires-imperial-renewables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-energy/renewable-energy-group-acquires-imperial-renewables#comments Need to Know Waste-to-Energy Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:14:00 +0000 210301 at http://waste360.com What Chicago Could Soon Have in Common with LA and Dallas: Garbage Fees http://waste360.com/public-agencies/what-chicago-could-soon-have-common-la-and-dallas-garbage-fees <div class="field-byline"> Crain&#039;s Chicago Business </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chicago would become the eighth major city in the nation to charge for residential garbage collection, if Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council move ahead with a plan to ding homeowners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/public-agencies/what-chicago-could-soon-have-common-la-and-dallas-garbage-fees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/public-agencies/what-chicago-could-soon-have-common-la-and-dallas-garbage-fees#comments Illinois Need to Know Public Agencies Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:11:00 +0000 210291 at http://waste360.com Ban on Plastic Bags No Sure Bet for Environment http://waste360.com/plastics/ban-plastic-bags-no-sure-bet-environment <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg View </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While it’s been relatively easy to rally consensus around plastic bag bans, it’s been far harder to achieve significant results.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/plastics/ban-plastic-bags-no-sure-bet-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/plastics/ban-plastic-bags-no-sure-bet-environment#comments Need to Know Plastics Mon, 24 Aug 2015 22:08:00 +0000 210271 at http://waste360.com