waste hauling industry News

  • WIH Resource Group and Routeware, Inc. form strategic business alliance

    Routeware, Inc. and WIH Resource Group (WIH) announced today that the two companies have formed a strategic business alliance to provide back-end software implementation and business optimization support services to waste management and recycling collection companies in both the private and public sectors. “The waste industry is constantly seeking ways to improve profits, increase customer ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pennsylvania`s Trash Tax Hike Could Cost $41 Million

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania (ENS) - The Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association is warning that said Governor Ed Rendell's proposed $2.75 per ton increase in Pennsylvania trash taxes would cost the state's municipalities, businesses, and consumers nearly $41 million a year in higher costs for collection and disposal of trash. Pennsylvanians disposed of 14.9 million tons of trash in ...

  • 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.

  • Air-Trak and Intermec Collaborate With Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling to Deliver New RFID Solution

    Air-Trak in collaboration with Intermec, Inc. (NYSE: IN) of Everett, Wash, today announced a partnership with Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling to deploy a new RFID tracking system to accurately track the delivery of bins and carts, recording waste collection by location, time, and bin or cart size in real-time. Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling provides garbage and recycling services to ...


    By Air-Trak

  • 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. ...

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