Waste Haulers News

  • Join the School Cafeteria Discards Assessment Project (SCrAP) Today!

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has developed the School Cafeteria Discards Assessment Project (SCrAP) to quantify both food waste and related wastes (eg. recyclables, to landfill) generated in cafeterias at K-12 schools nationally. This project was created in response to recent legislation passed to reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfills. Roughly 40% of ...

  • OnePlus Corp. Acquires SmartBin

    OnePlus Corp., a ParkerGale portfolio company providing leading technology solutions in waste compactor monitoring systems, announced it has acquired SmartBin, a leader in intelligent remote monitoring systems for the waste and recycling sectors. Headquartered in Dublin with offices in Boston and Sydney, SmartBin has over 100 clients in more than 25 countries, including the United States. Clients ...


    By One Plus Corp.

  • Weichert Launches New Property Management Company

    Known for providing top quality customer service to home buyers and sellers, the Weichert Family of Companies announced recently that they will consolidate their property management businesses into one entity called Aureus Property Management. The gold ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Education Programs at Penton’s WasteExpo 2016 will offer waste, recycling and organics industry intelligence

    When Penton’s WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, returns to Las Vegas June 6-9, 2016, the education component alone is going to give attendees a leg up on the most innovative advances and ideas in waste management. The conference program was developed in collaboration with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). ...


    By Penton

  • EPA: Colorado mine waste spill larger than first reported

     The Environmental Protection Agency says the mine waste spill into Colorado waters is much larger than originally estimated. But an EPA official said Sunday that she doesn't believe wildlife will suffer significant health impacts from the wastewater from an abandoned mine in southwestern Colorado. The agency said the amount of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Food waste gate fees are dropping as AD capacity in the UK increases

    Average gate fees have fallen by as much as £50 per tonne since 2013 to a rate of £18-£40 per tonne today. This is due to organic recyclers reducing their food waste gate fees as competition for the feedstock from councils and businesses becomes more intense. Tony Baker, Compliance and Safety Manager for GPT Waste Management ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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. ...

  • Prab will feature complete stamping and Chip Processing Systems at Fabtech Mexico 2015

    PRAB, Inc., a global leader in complete integrated chip and fluid processing and stamping scrap handling systems will feature its full line of integrated and modular capabilities at FABTECH, May 5-7, 2015 in Monterrey, Mexico. PRAB will have equipment demonstrations and technical staff in booth 2105 in the Metalform and Machining section of the show. The booth is sponsored by Promotores ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Department of Energy Selects Small Business to Provide General Construction and Environmental Regulatory Support at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

    The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) master contract to TSAY Professional Services Inc. of Ohkay Owingeh, N.M., a Native American/Tribally Owned small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program. The basic contract will have a maximum value of $15 million over five years, and the work under this ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • PEWE HD XLRator DAF Maximizes TSS, FOG and BOD Removal

    Oregon Ice Cream is as committed to dairy product quality as it is to the protecting the environment.  The company has built a strong following within the community by being a good neighbor.  When it came to wastewater management they had their hands full as the entire facility encompassed a city block, had an aging sewer easement through the center of the property and ...

  • 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

  • Terry Schweitzer Joins GBB as Vice President

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) is pleased to announce that Terry B. Schweitzer has joined the firm as Vice President. Mr. Schweitzer has more than 19 years of experience in the solid waste management industry, working with major private-sector waste collection firms. He has extensive experience in collection operations and management that spans residential, commercial, industrial, ...

  • Eaton Named Top Supplier by Cummins

    Power management company has been named a “Top Supplier” by Cummins Inc. for its Technology Contribution on the SuperTruck program and SmartAdvantage integrated powertrain product. The award was presented to Eaton on May 2 at Cummins’ U.S. Supplier Conference in Indianapolis. “It is a great honor to receive this award, and reflects the hard work and commitment of our team ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Energy Systems Group Acquires Chevron Energy Solutions` Federal Operations, Awarded $45 Million Waste-to-Energy Contract

    Energy Systems Group (ESG), a leading energy services provider and subsidiary of Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC), announced today two major business developments. ESG has acquired the federal sector energy services unit of Chevron Energy Solutions (CES), which is owned by Chevron U.S.A., Inc.; the business unit employs 48 experienced ...


    By Energy Systems Group

  • DOE Finalizes WIPP Fire Investigation Report

    Today, the Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the accident investigation report for the underground mine fire involving a salt haul truck at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. “The Accident Investigation Board report is a thorough examination of the events that led to the fire ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Report: Nuke dump fire preventable

    The truck that caught fire a half mile underground at a southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste dump was 29 years old, improperly maintained and operating without an automatic fire-suppression system, according to a report to be released Friday. The report also will detail deficiencies in emergency training and responses at the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • No health risks for nuke dump workers, New Mexico

    Thirteen employees who were exposed to radiation during a leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump aren't likely to experience any health effects, federal officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Energy confirmed last week that 13 workers were exposed when radiation leaked from the Waste Isolation Pilot ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 Mexico nuclear dump officials say environment is safe

    Officials investigating a leak from the federal government's only underground nuclear waste dump tried to reassure skeptical southeastern New Mexico residents Monday night that their health is safe. More than 250 people attended a two-hour meeting to ask questions about back-to-back accidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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 ...

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