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  • DSNY Expands Curbside Food And Yard Waste Recycling Collection

    The New York City Department of Sanitation is again expanding the NYC Organics voluntary curbside food and yard waste recycling program, adding additional neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens this fall. The program offers New Yorkers an easy way to recycle their organic waste, including food, food-soiled paper, and yard debris. “Organic materials make up about a third of our trash. When you ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • EPA recognizes the borough of state college for curbside food recycling

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency marked the beginning of Earth Week by recognizing State College Borough for its curbside food recycling program. State College is the only town in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that is conducting curbside food waste collection for composting. The program began as a pilot and is slated to go borough-wide in 2013. During the ceremony today at State ...

  • Curbside Value Partnership Selects GBB for Strategic Planning and Technical Assistance

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by Curbside Value Partnership (CVP) to provide strategic operational planning guidance and serve as a technical consultant to assist in pursuing its objectives to help communities grow participation in their curbside recycling programs and help measure this growth to make better ...

  • Alcoa Foundation Grant Fosters City’s Curbside Recycling Program

    Alcoa Foundation recently granted $20,000 to Keep Knoxville Beautiful in support of the City of Knoxville’s new curbside recycling program. ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference unveils new organizing partner, seeks speakers

    A Greener Solution LLC has joined with Waste & Recycling News to organize the third annual Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference, the industry's focal point for shaping the future of tactical sustainability and corporate recycling programs. The Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference is a three-day event for senior executives involved in the development, innovation and implementation ...


  • Waste & Recycling News launches `Best Places To Work`

    There are average, everyday employers. Then there are companies that go the extra mile for their workers: Pizza day. Generous Christmas bonuses. A paid day off each year on your birthday. It's those special touches that make a company a "Best Place to Work." Waste & Recycling Newsis eager to discover what companies are doing right by the workers and deserve the title of "Best Places To Work" ...


  • Dell Commits to Waste-Free Packaging Stream by 2020

    Dell today announced ambitious sustainable packaging initiatives, including goals for a waste-free packaging stream by 2020 and a new wheat straw material that turns agricultural waste into boxes. The company will achieve its waste-free packaging goals by 2020 through two avenues: Ensuring that 100 percent of Dell packaging is sourced from sustainable materials, including recycled and ...


  • City of Los Angeles Innovates Municipal Waste Management

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Six thousand six hundred tons of refuse (trash, recyclables and yard trimmings) are currently being collected curbside on a daily basis in the nation's second largest city. As its population increases, and resources become more limited, the City of Los Angeles is working hard towards becoming a cleaner, greener 'zero-waste' city. This means that the City's solid waste material ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

  • Knight Waste Services of Fort Worth Honored for Fleet Sustainability and Efficiency Practices

    Fleetmind Solutions and McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, are pleased to announce that Automotive Fleet and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have named Mr. Richard Knight, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Knight Waste Services, as a 2016 Fleet Technology Expo (FTX) Award honoree in the heavy-duty fleet category. The FTX Awards recognize fleet owners ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Tallahassee solid waste services earns green building label

    The City of Tallahassee's Solid Waste Services Administration building has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. It is the second municipal building in Florida and the first in North Florida to earn the distinction. LEED certification is the points-based benchmark for the design, construction and ...

  • Extreme recycling in rural Japan little goes to waste in this environmentally conscious county

    Imagine a community where residents voluntarily separate their household wastes into 24 discrete categories for recycling, where recycling centers are located in almost every neighborhood, and where local coordinators actively promote recycling and waste minimization. It’s happening now in Oizumi, a small rural community about 75 miles (120 km) northwest of Tokyo, Japan. Oizumi, like many ...

  • GBB Helps Island Community Achieve Turnaround of Solid Waste Management Infrastructure

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) has developed, in addition to its broad array of solid waste management consulting experience, skills and technical resources, a unique expertise and understanding of the recycling and solid waste management challenges of island communities. Over the past five years, GBB has had important assignments in the U.S. Virgin Islands, County of ...

  • Media Availability: National Solid Wastes Management Association`s President & CEO Sharon H. Kneiss on Sandy Clean-Up

     Super storm Sandy ravaged communities along the Eastern seaboard of the United States.  Once the immediate concerns related to rescue operations and initial assessments of damage are complete, communities will concentrate on clean up. Many solid waste services companies have emergency response plans and response protocols.  Many solid waste services companies coordinate directly ...


  • Gift Wrap Recycling Pays Off for Pennsylvania Town

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (ENS) - One of Penn Township’s successful recycling innovations is its collection of holiday gift wrapping and packaging. Nearly 85 percent of the materials collected are marketed and sold as commodities. As a result, Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell today said Penn Township is one of 20 Pennsylvania communities that will share grants totaling ...

  • Veolia environmental services names vice president of recycling

    Jim Long, president and CEO of Veolia ES Solid Waste Inc., announced the appointment of Tom Riek to Vice President of Recycling, a newly created position within the company. Veolia ES Solid Waste Inc. is the solid waste division of Veolia Environmental Services North America (VESNA). In his new role, Riek will work to continue to define Veolia’s recycling strategy, improve processes and ...

  • Baton Rouge Wins 2007 Outstanding Public Education Award from National Recycling Coalition

    (Fairfax, VA – September 25, 2007) – The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) recently presented the Beth Brown Boettner Award for Outstanding Public Education to the East Baton Rouge Recycling Office. The prestigious award was presented to Susan Hamilton, Director of Recycling for East Baton Rouge Parish, during NRC’s 26th Annual Congress & Expo, in Denver, CO. Each year, to recognize the best in ...

  • IESI LA Corporation Acquires the Recycling Foundation Inc. in Louisiana

    IESI LA Corporation ("IESI" or the "Company"), a subsidiary of Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd., announced the acquisition of The Recycling Foundation Inc., located in Baton Rouge, LA and Lafayette, LA, effective August 1, 2011. The Recycling Foundation was founded in the early 1990s by the Cheatham family and the facility in Baton Rouge was the first Material Recovery Facility in the state of ...


    By Marketwire

  • BioCycle West Coast16 Call For Papers

    The Call For Papers is open for BioCycle’s 30th Anniversary West Coast Conference, April 4-7, 2016 in San Diego, California. BioCycle WEST COAST16, Advancing Organics Recycling, will address a broad range of topics related to composting, anaerobic digestion, compost utilization and markets, biogas markets, food recovery and recycling, best management practices for organics recycling ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Veolia Environmental Services Employee Named ‘Driver of the Year’ by Industry Association

    Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. is proud to announce that Eugene Schmidtke, one of its drivers based in Ocala, Fla., has been named the Environmental Industry Associations’ (EIA) 2011 Driver of the Year in the Large Industrial category. The Driver of the Year award honors drivers with the highest safety record and who have distinguished themselves in service to the ...

  • GDT Tek, Inc. Submits Proposal to Green USA Recycling For Inclusion in Upcoming Midwest Utility RFP

     GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK) a company focused on renewable and sustainable energy technologies announced today that it has submitted a proposal to include its proprietary, "Phoenix" Unit which is licensed patented waste heat to electric power generation technology with Green USARecycling, Corp Midwest Utility RFP. Green USARecycling, Corp., recycles 100% of waste material thereby eliminating ...


    By GDTek Inc.

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