October 2011

In this month's cover story, we profile San Francisco-based Recology. One of the most progressive waste handlers in the industry, it has helped its hometown reach a staggering 78 percent recycling rate.

Also this month, a case study of an RFID recycling collection pilot in Charleston County, S.C., and an update on the adoption of natural gas fuel by waste fleets.

Cover Story

Features

From the Can

Columns

  • Oct 1, 2011
    Commentary

    Circular File: Magic Bullets

    The quest for a trash cure-all has become this generation’s answer to alchemy....More
  • Oct 28, 2011
    Commentary

    Safety First: Speed Bump

    The unexpected 2010 rise in collection worker fatalities raises some tough questions....More
  • Oct 17, 2011
    Commentary

    Waste Conversion, Re-processed

    Waste pre-processing is key to successful implementation of conversion technologies....More

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Trends

EIA

Profiles in Garbage

Haul Talk

  • Sep 25, 2011
    Article

    Burning Up the Slopes

    A new waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen, Denmark, doubles has a public ski park....More
  • Sep 28, 2011
    Article

    A Recycling Ferry Tale

    The island of Frenchboro, Maine, offers free ferry rides to islanders who bring their recyclables with them....More
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