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Trader Joe’s Vows to Cut Back on Single-use Plastic Waste

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-03-19 12:32
A Greenpeace petition that harnessed nearly 100,000 customer signatures prompted the grocer to focus on more sustainable packaging solutions.
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Whale Dies After Consuming 88 Pounds of Plastic

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-03-19 12:22
Over the weekend, a young Cuvier’s beaked whale was found dead in the Philippines after consuming 88 pounds of plastic.
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Aluminum Can Prices Tank, Causing Scrap Yard Pileups

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-03-19 12:04
The slowdown in recycling aluminum cans comes amid a downturn in the recycling market due to China’s import regulations.
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Hilton to Recycle 1M Bars of Soap by Global Handwashing Day

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-03-19 11:54
Partnering with Clean the World, Hilton’s participating brands will recycle soap and donate to communities in need around the world.
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Nestlé and Veolia Partner to Develop Recycling, Waste Collection Schemes

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-03-19 11:42
The partnership also will explore technologies to establish viable models of recycling in different priority countries.
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La Porte, Ind., Selects Recycle Track Systems as New Waste Manager

Waste360 - Tue, 2019-03-19 11:22
The partnership marks the company’s expansion into municipality services, where RTS’ digital solutions will help advance the city’s operations.
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The Future of Franchising

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 13:14
During this WasteExpo session, Advanced Disposal Services’ Bob Pfister will expound on the pros and cons of franchising, where it stands and where it's headed.
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Global Recycling Day 2019: “Recycling into the Future”

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 09:30
Here are some of the events taking place in celebration of the second annual Global Recycling Day.
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Pennsylvania Court Dismisses Bethlehem Landfill Class-action Lawsuit

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
The court ruled the plaintiffs could not plead a public nuisance because they did not show specific impacts on them.
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N.Y. State Passes Bill Blocking New Trash Incinerators

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
The bill would prohibit the state from issuing permits for a trash incinerator in the Oswego/Finger Lakes Watershed. There are identical bills in the Assembly and Senate.
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Wendy's Partners with NextGen Consortium to Boost Sustainability

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
The Wendy’s Company announced its approach to sustainability and efforts to advance packaging sustainability via the new partnership.
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U.S. Cities Continue to Struggle Under Volatile Recycling Conditions

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
As recycling costs continue to rise, many cities across the U.S. are ending their curbside recycling programs and turning to burning or landfilling more waste
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SoCalGas Seeks to be Cleanest Natural Gas Utility in North America

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
SoCalGas’ plan includes replacing 20 percent of traditional natural gas supply with RNG by 2030, while offering RNG to its customers in Central and Southern California
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Bigbelly Launches API with SeeClickFix Integration

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
Companies join forces to streamline waste technology platforms for cities including Cambridge, Mass.
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Stericycle Considers Building Medical Waste Incinerator in North Las Vegas

Waste360 - Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
Stericycle says it is pursuing a new hospital infectious medical waste incinerator in the Apex Industrial Park to support the needs of the healthcare community.
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Groups Urge DSNY to Extend Comment Period on Commercial Waste Zone Impact

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-03-15 13:18
Several groups have requested an additional two months to review the draft analysis prepared by DSNY consultants as the agency moves forward with its commercial waste franchise plan.
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EPA Finalizes Standards for Managing Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-03-15 12:15
During a series of informational sessions, EPA has broken down its management standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals and amendment for nicotine.
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PureCycle Partners with Milliken, Nestlé to Boost Plastics Recycling

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-03-15 07:00
PureCycle announced it is teaming with strategic partners to restore virgin-like attributes to waste polypropylene for consumer-facing applications.
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Ann Arbor, Mich., Considers Regional Recycling Authority

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-03-15 07:00
After the city’s recycling plant closed more than two years ago, officials are considering a regional authority to handle recycling and waste collection in the area.
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Southeast Asia Faces Floods of Plastic Trash

Waste360 - Fri, 2019-03-15 07:00
Over the past year, Malaysia and other countries in Southeast Asia have become the world’s largest importers of plastic scrap.
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