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  • Waste Haulers to Benefit from Natural Synergies Between E-Z Pack and Navistar

    E-Z Pack Manufacturing, a leader in refuse truck body innovation for more than 60 years, announced that certain assets, including intellectual property, of the company are being acquired by Navistar, Inc. The announcement was made at Waste Expo 2012, North America's largest solid waste and recycling industry trade show. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. E-Z Pack President Greg Podell ...

  • Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Oakleaf

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that today it will close the acquisition of Oakleaf Global Holdings and its primary operations for $425 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The combination will provide North American customers with unprecedented access to waste and recycling solutions by pairing the largest network of directly owned hauling, recycling, diversion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Oakleaf Introduces Intelligent Waste Management

    Oakleaf, one of the nation's fastest-growing waste and recycling service providers, is introducing Intelligent Waste Management. This initiative is supported by an identity rebrand and new website. Intelligent Waste Management is a category-defining shift in how businesses view their waste stream. It is an aggressive new approach focused on reducing the financial and environmental costs ...


  • OSHA and Integrated Waste Services Association Renew Alliance

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Integrated Waste Services Association (IWSA) renewed their Alliance, originally signed on October 13, 2005, to continue providing IWSA's members, small businesses and others with information and training resources to protect the safety and health of employees in the municipal solid waste industry. The Alliance will focus on hauler ...

  • Converting municipal solid waste to biomass feedstock

    CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage provider of cellulosic biomass feedstock derived from municipal solid waste (MSW) for renewable energy and bio-based chemical production, has received a US patent for its process and apparatus for converting MSW into cellulosic biomass feedstock, known collectively as the Biomass Recovery Process. The Biomass Recovery Process is carried out by the angled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smart & Final Selects Ecova for Waste Management Services

    Ecova, a total energy and sustainability management company, announced today that ...


    By Ecova

  • Ron Pettit Joins GBB as Principal Associate with Focus on Waste Collection Technology

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is pleased to announce that Ronald W. Pettit has joined the firm as Principal Associate focusing on projects that integrate technology tools into collection service improvements, further enhancing GBB’s consulting services to streamline, create operational efficiencies, and improve waste collection operations. Mr. ...

  • 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" ...


  • Panera Bread Tackles the Urban Waste Problem in New York City

    Panera Bread has brought an innovative solution to handling waste to Manhattan. Panera Bread entered the Manhattan market in style by opening its 1,500th cafe in February of 2012 at 330 7th Avenue at 29th Street. They have since opened three additional cafes: East 86th Street; Fifth Avenue at 40th Street; and Union Square. These new Manhattan cafes are ...


    By Global Trash Solutions

  • Cupertino honored as national food waste reduction innovation leader

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today awarded the City of Cupertino (Calif.) its Food Recovery Challenge’s national Innovation Award for the city’s extensive efforts to reduce food waste. Cupertino’s efforts include leading-edge work to integrate food waste reduction goals into its business partnership with a local waste hauler and to aid local businesses compost their ...

  • U.S. EPA launches first waste to biogas mapping tool

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Region has launched an online “waste to biogas mapping tool” to support the use of organic waste for energy projects. “This innovative mapping tool, the first of its kind in the nation, helps restaurants, hotels and other food waste generators to connect with large energy producers,” said Jared Blumenfeld, ...

  • Normandy 2.0: Hello automation. Goodbye manual waste entry.

    Tacoma, WA. With 20 years of applied knowledge and research on the deep costs of industrial food waste, Feed Commodities LLC and Normandy Waste Management Systems are pleased to announce their latest ...

  • Annual Revenue from Smart Waste Technology Will Reach $6.5 Billion by 2023

    The volume of waste generated by the world’s cities is growing in parallel with the world’s population and the pace of economic progress in developing countries. Emerging smart technologies offer the opportunity to enhance the collection of municipal solid waste (MSW), generate renewable energy, and optimize the environmental performance of landfills. ...

  • Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference unveils speakers for September event

    The Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference (CRWC) is pleased to announce its lineup of distinguished speakers for the second annual event to be held Sept. 10-12 in Orlando, Fla., at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Todd Fitzgerald, director of corporate sustainability, Costco Wholesale; Joseph Stearns Jr., senior environmental compliance specialist, FedEx Ground; and Alex ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Solid Wastes Industry Announces New Policy on Product Stewardship

    The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) today announced a new policy on product stewardship, expressing the recycling and solid waste industry’s position that product stewardship may increase the safe management of some products, in particular those with toxic constituents such as mercury. Product stewardship laws require manufacturers to be ...


  • Ecova Enhances Energy and Sustainability Management Platform to Support Waste

    Ecova, the total energy and sustainability management company, today announced the availability of the Waste Manager module on the Ecova Energy and Sustainability Management Platform, the leading technology platform for large commercial and industrial companies to manage their resource ...


    By Ecova

  • 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 ...


  • Navistar introduces international loadstar low cab forward truck for waste industry

    Today at the Waste Expo trade show in Las Vegas, Navistar, Inc. unveiled the International LoadStar, a light-weight low cab forward truck specifically designed for the waste/refuse industry. The new LoadStar is a refuse truck reimagined. Designed from the ground up with input from drivers and fleet managers, the LoadStar was also built to serve customer needs specific to the waste market, but ...

  • Four Connecticut Municipalities Partner With Covanta Energy for Sustainable Waste Management Services

    Covanta Energy Corporation announced today four new partnerships with Connecticut municipalities for sustainable waste management services. Newington, East Hartford, Guilford and Madison have all signed contracts for services that will include sustainable waste disposal, recycling and composting. Covanta is the largest owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste facilities in North America including ...


  • Waste Management and Recyclebank Launch Recycling Rewards in Florida Communities

     Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank® today announced the launch of Recyclebank's rewards-for-recycling program in the Florida communities of Osceola County and the City of Tamarac. With these launches, Waste Management and Recyclebank are furthering their collaboration in helping ...


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