Waste Haulers News

  • 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 ...

  • “CNG from Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally” Makes Final Stop in Washington, DC

    NGVAmerica is proud to recognize the successful conclusion of the “CNG from Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally” in Washington, DC on June 10, 2016. The 3,143-mile cross-country rally began in Long Beach, California on May 30, 2016 and included stops in 13 cities. The mission of the road rally was to inform and educate the American public on the benefits of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and ...

  • 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

  • Debate resumes in Las Vegas about Nevada nuclear dump idea

    The debate resumed Tuesday in Nevada about the possibility of radioactive contamination of the underground water supply from a proposed national nuclear waste repository in the desert near where nuclear weapons tests were conducted for decades. Familiar faces and arguments in the decades-long long battle over the Yucca Mountain repository ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

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