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  • APR Announces Pharmacy Stock Bottle Recycling Resources

    The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the leading international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, recently developed resources for pharmacies to recycle stock bottles.  In support of APR’s primary goals to increase the supply and enhance the quality of recycled plastics, pharmacy stock bottles have been identified as a highly marketable, quality ...

  • Open Top Gondola Scrap Hauler Semi Trailer for Sale-BENLEE

    Open top scrap metal hauler trailers are for sale at BENLEE.  These are huge 48′ and 53′ Open top trailers that can carry enormous amounts of material.  They are light weight in that they have no frame. They are up to about 130 Cu Yards, so more than 3 times the amount of a 40 yard box. These of course are semi trailers that are used in at scrap yards and salvage yards to ...


    By Benlee, Inc.

  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • Northstar Recycling Named Best Place to Work

    Among thousands of eligible companies, Northstar Recycling has been ranked 2nd on Waste and Recycling News’ “Best Places to Work” survey. Cited for its many employee perks — from lavish ski trips to Jackson Hole, WY to front row seats at Broadway plays to weekly lunches at a local diner — Northstar Recycling provides a fun and exciting work ...


    By Northstar Recycling

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • City of Cupertino Honored with U.S. EPA National Award for Innovative Food Waste Reduction Efforts

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest, Jared Blumenfeld, today will award the City of Cupertino the national Food Recovery Challenge Innovation Award at a ceremony held at Asian-specialty food store Marina Food in Cupertino, Calif. The City is being recognized for its unique partnership with waste hauler Recology to reduce food waste and ...

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