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


From the Can


  • Oct 1, 2011

    Circular File: Magic Bullets

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

    Safety First: Speed Bump

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

    Waste Conversion, Re-processed

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

Tip Off



Profiles in Garbage

Haul Talk

  • Sep 25, 2011

    Burning Up the Slopes

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

    A Recycling Ferry Tale

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

In our July / August cover story we profile...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×