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  • WCA Waste Corporation to Acquire Two Landfills, a Transfer Station, and Three Hauling Operations From Emerald Waste

    WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Emerald Waste Services. The assets include two landfills, one transfer station and three hauling operations. The landfills are the MacLand I commercial and industrial municipal solid waste landfill and MacLand II construction and demolition landfill located in Mississippi. The ...


    By WCA Waste Corporation

  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Divests Cape Cod and Rochester Massachusetts Transfer and Hauling Assets for $7.8 Million

    RUTLAND, VT -- (Marketwire) -- 07/06/10 -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management company, announced that it has sold its Rochester, Massachusetts construction and demolition debris transfer station; its Sandwich, Massachusetts transfer station; and its Cape Cod hauling assets and related equipment (collectively, the "Cape Cod ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • Clean Energy Contracts with Fair Oaks Dairy Affiliate to Build & Operate a New Natural Gas Fueling Station to Support a CNG Truck Fleet Set to Haul 90 Million Gallons of Milk per Year

    Renewable Dairy Fuels, an affiliate of major Indiana milk producer Fair Oaks Dairy, has contracted with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq: CLNE) to build and operate a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station (Fair Oaks Station) that will dispense CNG fuel to power the initial fleet of 42 CNG milk-hauling trucks that the dairy plans to deploy later this ...


    By Clean Energy

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • 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.

  • Roark Capital invests in GFL Waste & Recycling

    Private equity firm Roark Capital Group (Atlanta, GA) has made an investment of $105 million Canadian (about $104 million U.S.) in GFL Waste & Recycling Solutions Corp. (Pickering, Ontario). GFL Waste has 19 operating locations in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia, serving these locations through four hauling companies, five waste transfer stations, eight liquid waste storage ...


  • eDay takes aim at NZ’s electronic waste

    Haul out that old Commodore 64 and ‘brick’ phone, because eDay is here again. eDay is designed to encourage the public to dispose of things like old computers and mobile phones in an environmentally sustainable way. It will be held on 4th of October in over thirty locations around New Zealand. eDay will be operating in centres from Kaikohe in the north all the way through to Invercargill in the ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Veolia acquires guy`s waste services

    Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. today announced it has acquired all the business assets of Guy’s Waste Services, based in Byron, Ga, a town located outside of Macon, Ga. The acquisition includes all subsidiaries under Guy’s Waste Services including KMA Transfer, LLC. and Ace Trash, LLC. All of the operations will now function as Veolia Environmental Services. The acquisition, which opens ...

  • California Increases Inspections Of Waste Collection Vehicles

    -->11/20/2006  Sacramento, CA — The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has increased enforcement of air quality regulations ...


  • Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

    The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go. Putting the cart before the horse, the U.S. Department of Energy recently asked companies for ideas on how the government should get the rail cars needed to haul 150-ton casks filled with used, radioactive nuclear fuel. They won't be moving ...


    By Associated Press

  • Zero Waste Program Initiative by EnviroSolutions, Inc.

    According to the EPA, 250 million pounds of waste are generated every year in the United States alone. With this in mind, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is proud to announce its “zero waste” initiative to promote practical and effective waste management ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • Leak confirmed at nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

    Federal officials Thursday confirmed a leak of nuclear waste at a southeastern New Mexico repository, but it could be weeks before workers can safely access the underground dump to determine what happened. The release of radiation from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant poses no public health threat, officials emphasized, but the state environment secretary said he was concerned with the lag in ...


    By Associated Press

  • North Dakota Finds More Radioactive Oil Waste

    North Dakota confirmed Thursday (April 24, 2014) the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there. The Canadian company hired to clean up the largest dump found so far, located at an abandoned gas ...


    By Associated Press

  • Three companies fined for illegal waste activities

    Three companies have pleaded guilty to charges relating to the illegal depositing of construction and demolition waste, for the purpose of building a haul road at Hurst Plantation near Doncaster. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill

    It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are smelly, noisy, can harm some wildlife species, plus they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • New Mexico sets deadlines for handling nuke waste

    The federal government's only underground nuclear waste dump remained shuttered Monday and state environment officials said they have set deadlines for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to deal with radioactive waste left above ground at the repository. Dozens of drums and other special containers that have been shipped to the ...


    By Associated Press

  • New machine disposes of all types of waste

    Power Knot today announces the availability of the Disertater, a new machine that digests all types of waste. With the new machine, a business can stop sending its trash to the landfill and instead can capitalize on the output from the Disertater. Along with the release of the new product, Power Knot is releasing its new web site which provides more ways of connecting with customers, including ...


    By Power Knot LLC

  • Laboratory study cuts fracking waste`s radioactivity

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations. The wastewater is created when some of the chemical-laced water used to fracture thick underground rocks flows back out of the wellbore. The water is tainted with chemicals, toxins and in some parts of the country - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Veolia Environmental Services Announces Acquisition from Waste Management

    Milwaukee, WI – Veolia Environmental Services (Veolia ES) Solid Waste, Inc., a division of Veolia Environmental Services North America, today announced it has acquired several business operations near Sumner, IL, from Waste Management of Illinois. The acquired operations include the Lawrence County Regional Landfill, which will be renamed Veolia ES Sumner Landfill, Inc. Veolia has also acquired ...

  • EU gives Italy one month to solve waste crisis

    The European Commission giving the government of Italy just one month to clean up the waste crisis plaguing Naples and the rest of the Campania region or face a potentially costly lawsuit. Since just before Christmas, thousands of tons of garbage have been left uncollected by the roadsides because waste disposal sites are full. The final written warning issued today by the Commission means that ...

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