Waste360 http://waste360.com/rss.xml en San Francisco Nonprofit, City Partnering to Redistribute Super Bowl Party Food Leftovers http://waste360.com/need-know/san-francisco-nonprofit-city-partnering-redistribute-super-bowl-party-food-leftovers <div class="field-byline"> KRON4.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The nonprofit Food Runners San Francisco is working with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee to make sure the food leftover from large events is quickly distributed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/san-francisco-nonprofit-city-partnering-redistribute-super-bowl-party-food-leftovers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/san-francisco-nonprofit-city-partnering-redistribute-super-bowl-party-food-leftovers#comments Need to Know Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:11:00 +0000 221621 at http://waste360.com French Law Forbids Food Waste by Supermarkets http://waste360.com/need-know/french-law-forbids-food-waste-supermarkets <div class="field-byline"> The Guardian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">France has become the first country in the world to ban supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/french-law-forbids-food-waste-supermarkets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/french-law-forbids-food-waste-supermarkets#comments Need to Know Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:09:00 +0000 221611 at http://waste360.com City Responds to Explosion at Landfill http://waste360.com/need-know/city-responds-explosion-landfill <div class="field-byline"> The Brownsville Herald </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Brownsville Fire Department is still investigating the cause of an explosion at the City Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, off of 9000 FM 802, which occurred at about 9:46 p.m. Wednesday night.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/city-responds-explosion-landfill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/city-responds-explosion-landfill#comments Need to Know Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:07:00 +0000 221601 at http://waste360.com Spartanburg County, City to Stop Glass Recycling in March http://waste360.com/need-know/spartanburg-county-city-stop-glass-recycling-march <div class="field-byline"> GoUpstate.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beginning on March 1, glass will no longer be accepted at Spartanburg County recycling centers or through the city’s residential curbside recycling collection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/spartanburg-county-city-stop-glass-recycling-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/spartanburg-county-city-stop-glass-recycling-march#comments Need to Know Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:05:00 +0000 221591 at http://waste360.com Springfield, Ill., Waste Haulers Pushing Their Case to Raise Rates http://waste360.com/need-know/springfield-ill-waste-haulers-pushing-their-case-raise-rates <div class="field-byline"> The State Journal-Register </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Springfield officials have begun meeting with the four private waste-haulers that do business in the city, companies that have been urging local leaders to consider raising the rates they’re allowed to charge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/springfield-ill-waste-haulers-pushing-their-case-raise-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/springfield-ill-waste-haulers-pushing-their-case-raise-rates#comments Need to Know Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:03:00 +0000 221581 at http://waste360.com Why Best Buy’s Monitor Recycling Fee Could Be the Death Knell for Free E-Waste Programs http://waste360.com/e-waste/why-best-buy-s-monitor-recycling-fee-could-be-death-knell-free-e-waste-programs <div class="field-byline"> Robert Carr </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Best Buy’s announcement this week that it will start charging for some of its electronics recycling may be a harbinger of the return of fee-based electronics recycling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/e-waste/why-best-buy-s-monitor-recycling-fee-could-be-death-knell-free-e-waste-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/e-waste/why-best-buy-s-monitor-recycling-fee-could-be-death-knell-free-e-waste-programs#comments News Commercial E-Waste Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:47:00 +0000 221571 at http://waste360.com EPA Study Concludes that E-Waste Recycling Certification Programs on Target http://waste360.com/e-waste/epa-study-concludes-e-waste-recycling-certification-programs-target <div class="node-body article-body">The nation's enviornmental agency believes e-waste recycling oversight in the country is on the right course.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/e-waste/epa-study-concludes-e-waste-recycling-certification-programs-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/e-waste/epa-study-concludes-e-waste-recycling-certification-programs-target#comments News Public Agencies Legislation & Regulation E-Waste Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:07:00 +0000 221561 at http://waste360.com How the Solid Waste Landscape Looks for 2016 http://waste360.com/financials/how-solid-waste-landscape-looks-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The industry's expectations for the new year are generally bright.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/financials/how-solid-waste-landscape-looks-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/financials/how-solid-waste-landscape-looks-2016#comments Commentary Business Operations Haulers Fuel Financials Mergers and Acquisitions Business Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:00:00 +0000 221551 at http://waste360.com Beijing Enterprise Buys Germany's Energy from Waste http://waste360.com/waste-energy/beijing-enterprise-buys-germanys-energy-waste <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beijing Enterprise (0392.HK) is buying German waste management company Energy from Waste (EEW) for 1.4 billion euros ($1.6 billion).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-energy/beijing-enterprise-buys-germanys-energy-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-energy/beijing-enterprise-buys-germanys-energy-waste#comments Need to Know Waste-to-Energy Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:34:00 +0000 221541 at http://waste360.com Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Mumbai, India Landfill Fire is So Big it Can Be Seem from Space http://waste360.com/need-know/mumbai-india-landfill-fire-so-big-it-can-be-seem-space <div class="field-byline"> Digital Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A fire originally thought to be of unknown origins has been burning in a landfill in Mumbai, India since Saturday of last week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/mumbai-india-landfill-fire-so-big-it-can-be-seem-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/mumbai-india-landfill-fire-so-big-it-can-be-seem-space#comments Need to Know Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:31:00 +0000 221531 at http://waste360.com Recycling's Rise Creates Bigger Economic Effect for Minnesota http://waste360.com/business/recyclings-rise-creates-bigger-economic-effect-minnesota <div class="field-byline"> StarTribune </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recycled trash delivered $3.4 billion worth of economic treasures to Minnesotans' wallets last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/recyclings-rise-creates-bigger-economic-effect-minnesota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/recyclings-rise-creates-bigger-economic-effect-minnesota#comments Need to Know Business Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:24:00 +0000 221521 at http://waste360.com Proposed Medina, Ohio, Waste Mall Could Rejuvenate Recycling Efforts http://waste360.com/need-know/proposed-medina-ohio-waste-mall-could-rejuvenate-recycling-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Cleveland.com </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Officials from Medina County's three cities are intrigued by a proposal that would turn the former Central Processing Facility into a one-stop shop for mixed-waste recycling and upcycling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/proposed-medina-ohio-waste-mall-could-rejuvenate-recycling-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/proposed-medina-ohio-waste-mall-could-rejuvenate-recycling-efforts#comments Need to Know Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:22:00 +0000 221511 at http://waste360.com San Mateo, Calif., Pulls Plug on New Garbage Plan http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/san-mateo-calif-pulls-plug-new-garbage-plan <div class="field-byline"> The Daily Journal </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just as some San Mateo residents were about to begin a pilot program aimed at diverting waste from landfills, city officials pulled the plug on RethinkWaste’s three-month trial for every other week garbage pick up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/san-mateo-calif-pulls-plug-new-garbage-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/san-mateo-calif-pulls-plug-new-garbage-plan#comments Need to Know Waste Reduction Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:14:00 +0000 221501 at http://waste360.com Can We Rescue Glass Recycling? http://waste360.com/glass/can-we-rescue-glass-recycling <div class="node-body article-body">Getting glass from our kitchens to the back end of a material recovery facility (MRF) in a marketable condition is a huge challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/glass/can-we-rescue-glass-recycling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/glass/can-we-rescue-glass-recycling#comments News Residential Glass Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:06:00 +0000 221491 at http://waste360.com Advanced Disposal Buys Tatum Sanitation, Boosting Georgia Footprint http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/advanced-disposal-buys-tatum-sanitation-boosting-georgia-footprint <div class="node-body article-body">Advanced Disposal is getting bigger in the Southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/advanced-disposal-buys-tatum-sanitation-boosting-georgia-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/mergers-and-acquisitions/advanced-disposal-buys-tatum-sanitation-boosting-georgia-footprint#comments News Advanced Disposal Services Inc. Georgia Financials Residential Mergers and Acquisitions Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:21:00 +0000 221481 at http://waste360.com What You Need to Know from Day Two of GWMS 2016 http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/what-you-need-know-day-two-gwms-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Here are key takeaways from some of Tuesday’s sessions at the Global Waste Management Symposium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/what-you-need-know-day-two-gwms-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/what-you-need-know-day-two-gwms-2016#comments Anaerobic Digestion Source Separation Waste Reduction Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:09:00 +0000 221471 at http://waste360.com Colorado Food Waste Digester Slated to Be Largest in U.S. http://waste360.com/anaerobic-digestion/colorado-food-waste-digester-slated-be-largest-us <div class="node-body article-body">Waste360 recently sat down with Scott Pexton to discuss the Heartland Biogas Facility, one of the largest anaerobic digestion and renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/anaerobic-digestion/colorado-food-waste-digester-slated-be-largest-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/anaerobic-digestion/colorado-food-waste-digester-slated-be-largest-us#comments News Anaerobic Digestion New Projects Food Waste Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:22:00 +0000 221461 at http://waste360.com Key Points from the Latest Plastics Recycling Reports http://waste360.com/plastics/key-points-latest-plastics-recycling-reports <div class="node-body article-body">Plastics recycling has made impressive gains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/plastics/key-points-latest-plastics-recycling-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/plastics/key-points-latest-plastics-recycling-reports#comments News Commercial Residential Research and Statistics Generators Plastics Wed, 03 Feb 2016 09:40:00 +0000 221451 at http://waste360.com Annual NY Solid Waste and Recycling Conference http://waste360.com/annual-ny-solid-waste-and-recycling-conference <div class="node-body event-body"><p>The Federation Spring Conference and Trade Show began in 1997 and has become an annual premier northeast event. It attracts over 700 public and private sector solid waste and recycling professionals to a technical program with 90 presentations and an expanded Trade Show that is supported by 120 major exhibitors.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Sagamore</span> <span class="locality">Bolton Landing</span>, <span class="region">NY</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="43.567774">43° 34' 3.9864" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-73.665394">73° 39' 55.4184" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=43.567774+-73.665394+%28%2C+Bolton+Landing%2C+NY%2C+%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The Federation Spring Conference and Trade Show began in 1997 and has become an annual premier northeast event. It attracts over <strong>700 public and private sector solid waste and recycling professionals</strong> to a technical program with 90 presentations and an expanded Trade Show that is supported by <strong>120 major exhibitors</strong>.</p> <p>Since 2000, the Conference and Trade Show has been held at The Sagamore, an exquisite resort located on Lake George, New York. The Sagamore, one of New York&rsquo;s landmark hotels, is situated on its own 80-acre island and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our constant goal is responding to input from attendees, exhibitors and sponsors on the technical program, trade show, activities and networking opportunities,&rdquo; says Russell Rutkowski, Conference Chair. &ldquo;This is a very &lsquo;seasoned&rsquo; group, and they want to catapult <strong>emerging issues and technologies</strong> in to their local programs. What better place than four days on an island in New York&rsquo;s beautiful Adirondacks!&rdquo;</p> <p>We look forward to having you join us at &ldquo;The Conference That Begins with a Bang&rdquo; (aka Sunday night fireworks)!</p> <p>For more information please visit our website at <a href="http://www.nyfederation.org/" target="_blank">www.nyfederation.org</a>.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/annual-ny-solid-waste-and-recycling-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/annual-ny-solid-waste-and-recycling-conference#comments 43.567774 -73.665394 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:25:00 +0000 221441 at http://waste360.com Key Takeaways from Day One at the Global Waste Management Symposium http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/key-takeaways-day-one-global-waste-management-symposium <div class="node-body article-body">Here are key takeaways from some of Monday’s sessions at the 2016 Global Waste Management Symposium.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/key-takeaways-day-one-global-waste-management-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/waste-reduction/key-takeaways-day-one-global-waste-management-symposium#comments News Anaerobic Digestion Waste-to-Energy Emissions Source Separation Waste Reduction Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:24:00 +0000 221431 at http://waste360.com <p>Kevin Torrens of Brown&nbsp;and Caldwell presents on the process of turning&nbsp;high strength MSW leachate to near drinking water quality at the 2016 Global Waste Management Symposium in Indian Wells, Calif.</p> University, Texas City Partner to Prove Effectiveness of Bioreactor Landfills http://waste360.com/leachate/university-texas-city-partner-prove-effectiveness-bioreactor-landfills <div class="node-body article-body">Civil engineers at The University of Texas at Arlington have created a plan to use moisture to speed up methane gas production at a local landfill. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/leachate/university-texas-city-partner-prove-effectiveness-bioreactor-landfills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/leachate/university-texas-city-partner-prove-effectiveness-bioreactor-landfills#comments Best Practices News Operations Leachate Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:30:00 +0000 221421 at http://waste360.com Advanced Disposal Begins Public Stock Offering; Aims to Reduce Debt http://waste360.com/financials/advanced-disposal-begins-public-stock-offering-aims-reduce-debt <div class="node-body article-body">Advanced Disposal's era as a public company has begun. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/financials/advanced-disposal-begins-public-stock-offering-aims-reduce-debt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/financials/advanced-disposal-begins-public-stock-offering-aims-reduce-debt#comments News Advanced Disposal Services Inc. Florida Haulers Financials Personnel Moves Business Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:43:00 +0000 221411 at http://waste360.com Keeping Safe When Operating in Wintry Conditions http://waste360.com/safety/keeping-safe-when-operating-wintry-conditions <div class="node-body article-body">Solid waste and recycling workers can benefit from reminders of safety measures that combat cold weather illnesses and injuries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/safety/keeping-safe-when-operating-wintry-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/safety/keeping-safe-when-operating-wintry-conditions#comments Best Practices News Haulers Safety Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:17:00 +0000 221401 at http://waste360.com Photo: Eugene Schuldinger What the New Composting Council Chief Has in Mind http://waste360.com/composting/what-new-composting-council-chief-has-mind <div class="node-body article-body">The new director of the Composting Council outlines his plans in a Q&A.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting/what-new-composting-council-chief-has-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting/what-new-composting-council-chief-has-mind#comments News Anaerobic Digestion Business Operations Composting Associations Food Waste Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:29:00 +0000 221321 at http://waste360.com British Columbia Rejects Proposal For Second Product Stewardship Option http://waste360.com/business/british-columbia-rejects-proposal-second-product-stewardship-option <div class="node-body article-body">British Columbia's producer responsibility program will remain a one-horse plan, at least for now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/business/british-columbia-rejects-proposal-second-product-stewardship-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/business/british-columbia-rejects-proposal-second-product-stewardship-option#comments News Public Agencies Commercial Residential Generators Business Paper Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:17:00 +0000 221391 at http://waste360.com Flint's Next Issue: What to Do With Empty Water Bottles? http://waste360.com/need-know/flints-next-issue-what-do-empty-water-bottles <div class="field-byline"> NBC News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The temporary solution to the lead-tainted water emergency in Flint, Michigan — using only bottled water — is creating yet another dilemma.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/flints-next-issue-what-do-empty-water-bottles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/flints-next-issue-what-do-empty-water-bottles#comments Need to Know Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:41:00 +0000 221381 at http://waste360.com Denver to Expand its Composting Program in 2016 http://waste360.com/composting/denver-expand-its-composting-program-2016 <div class="field-byline"> The Denver Post </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Denver is expanding its composting program in 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/composting/denver-expand-its-composting-program-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/composting/denver-expand-its-composting-program-2016#comments Composting Need to Know Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:37:00 +0000 221371 at http://waste360.com Florida Intends on Permitting New West Brevard Landfill http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/florida-intends-permitting-new-west-brevard-landfill <div class="field-byline"> Florida Today </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Florida environmental officials intend to permit a new landfill for Space Coast construction waste.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/florida-intends-permitting-new-west-brevard-landfill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/design-and-construction/florida-intends-permitting-new-west-brevard-landfill#comments Need to Know Design and Construction Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:31:00 +0000 221361 at http://waste360.com Solid Waste Bills Dumped by Indiana Senate http://waste360.com/need-know/solid-waste-bills-dumped-indiana-senate <div class="field-byline"> Washington Times Herald </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A series of bills that could have done away with some funding and seriously curtailed the efforts of solid waste districts in Indiana have been either killed or gutted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/solid-waste-bills-dumped-indiana-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/solid-waste-bills-dumped-indiana-senate#comments Need to Know Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:27:00 +0000 221351 at http://waste360.com Study: Aspen-Area Resident Trash Output Double National Average http://waste360.com/need-know/study-aspen-area-resident-trash-output-double-national-average <div class="field-byline"> Aspen Daily News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A study has found that Pitkin County residents produce more than nine pounds of trash each day, a figure that is far above the average amount nationwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://waste360.com/need-know/study-aspen-area-resident-trash-output-double-national-average" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://waste360.com/need-know/study-aspen-area-resident-trash-output-double-national-average#comments Need to Know Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:25:00 +0000 221341 at http://waste360.com