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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Proposes Bottle Bill Expansion, Plastic Bag Ban

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 14:20
The ban and expansion, which are included in the 2019 Executive Budget, aim to help minimize litter, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the environment for future generations.
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TemperPack Raises $22.5M for Expansion, Packaging Solutions

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:00
TemperPack's patent-pending ClimaCell technology is a sustainable alternative to plastic foams, like Styrofoam.
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Chiquita, Disney to Implement Banana Peel Recycling Process

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:00
Disney and Chiquita brands will put into practice a banana peel collection and recycling process for Disney’s upcoming race season.
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Keep America Beautiful, Nestlé Waters to Clean Up National Parks During Shutdown

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:00
This national effort will kick off on St. Simons Island in Georgia.
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China’s Import Permit Approves Larger Volumes of Recovered Fiber

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:00
Resource Recycling states the move suggests China’s government could be getting ready for higher old corrugated containers imports.
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Weak Demand, Price Plummets Challenge Texas Recyclers

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:00
Houston-based Waste Management is expecting its earnings from recycling to shrink by about $100 million compared to last year, reports the El Paso Times.
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Navy Invests in Gasification Project

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-01-15 08:00
The waste-to-energy system will be able to convert up to 4 tons of mixed waste a day into a pure syngas to fuel a generator.
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National Park Service to Resume Maintenance at Washington, D.C., Parks

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:40
Since the government shutdown began, the National Mall in Washington, D.C., has been scattered with trash near the Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol.
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Assets of Texas Electronics Recycling Facility Up for Bid

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:35
Tiger Group to auction off recycling, glass sorting and crush, material handling and other equipment formerly owned by ECS Refining.
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SUTERA Develops Solution for Safer Textile Collections

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:00
The solution is an in-ground container designed with a small access tube to prevent persons from entering the unit to scavenge donated materials.
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Proposed Bill Would Allow NYC’s BIC to Directly Police Labor Unions

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:00
The proposed legislation would allow BIC to bar union officials from representing sanitation workers if they are found to be “lacking good character, honesty and integrity,” reports ProPublica.
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Judge Rules Waste Management’s Reno, Nev., Franchise Protected by State Law

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:00
In addition to GSR’s suit, there have been other efforts to challenge the franchise agreement, though none have been successful.
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Making Minimal Waste Part of the Restaurant’s Mission

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:00
For restaurants looking to minimize waste, it requires creative thinking and changing customers’ mindsets.
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Northside Recycling Files “Farfetched” Lawsuit Against Salem, Mass.

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-01-14 08:00
Northside filed suit over what it referred to as the city’s “binding contract” to sell it a transfer station on city-owned land.
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California Passes “Slow Down to Get Around” Law

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-01-11 09:00
NWRA urges motorists to slow down and yield to collection vehicles, especially when the operator is emptying a cart or walking back to the truck.
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New Jersey Transfer Station Proposal on Hold Pending Bridge Repairs

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-01-11 08:55
Consideration of results from a traffic study for the proposed site is on hold pending the completion of repairs to a bridge near the site.
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BioHiTech, Sprouts Partner to Eliminate Food Waste in Philadelphia

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-01-11 08:50
BioHiTech's Revolution Series Digesters will provide a means to eliminate remaining food waste onsite.
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Repurpose It Picks Volvo CE to Support Construction Operations

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-01-11 08:50
Australia-based Repurpose It is using new technology to recycle unprecedented quantities of material for reuse in the construction industry.
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Deltona, Fla., to Suspend Recycling Program

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-01-11 08:45
The Deltona County City Commission unanimously voted to suspend the city’s recycling program due to the rising costs of curbside recycling.
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Report Finds Trust in Autonomous Technologies Falling

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-01-11 08:00
Deloitte’s study found only 39% of U.S. consumers trust traditional equipment manufacturers to bring AV technologies to market.
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