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Carlton Waterhouse, nominee to lead the U.S. EPA's Office of Land and Emergency Management, told a Senate committee the agency is working to designate certain PFAS as hazardous substances.
In a major year of acquisition activity, catalysts include pending tax changes, more expensive environmental standards and pandemic fatigue. Stay up to date with our original reporting and insight on key deals.
Bills regulating recyclability and compostability claims on packaging, restricting plastic scrap exports, and updating the state's bottle bill are heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom. Many were inspired by the state's recycling commission.
RRS Launches Signalfire Group to Provide Policy Development and Implementation Services   Resource Recycling Systems, Inc. (RRS), a sustainable material and resource consulting firm, launched Signalfire Group. As a subsidiary of RRS, Signalfire Group will provide research, planning, and... Read More...
With the recent approval of special acquisition corporation shareholders, Archaea and Aria Energy are set to join forces, signaling that the waste industry sees increasingly lucrative potential in high-Btu landfill gas projects.
A temporary emergency standard could mandate businesses with more than 100 employees ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or require unvaccinated workers to have a weekly negative test result.
CEO Alan Handley said the company's active M&A pace will further accelerate with the new funding. The deal marks an exit by prior investors such as Goldman Sachs and Ironwood Capital.
Legislation headed to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk, and backed by California's largest recyclers, would bar manufacturers from using the ubiquitous "chasing arrows" symbol unless the state certifies their products as widely recyclable.
The compilation of research on PFAS in compost and digestate underscores regulators' concern about potential health impacts, but compost experts say the agency and manufacturers should do more to curb the chemicals.
New methods are empowering operators to reduce odor impact, better manage odor complaints and enhance efficiency.
The acquisition of this New Jersey-based operation follows CEO Jon Vander Ark's prior comments about growing the company's environmental services business, including hazardous waste.
The Polypropylene Recycling Coalition has awarded $4.2 million to date for equipment upgrades as consumer product companies look to bounce back from last year's recyclability access downgrade by How2Recycle.
"I've received a number of calls from clients who were on the fence, and now, this is something that helps to solidify their confidence," one attorney said.
Total cost of ownership for electric trucks is more attractive than diesel, executives said at ACT Expo, but issues around charging are significant.
Creating green hydrogen from organics is one way to meet the state's SB 1383 goals, but Raven's CEO said he hopes this process can be a competitive way to handle waste streams in any state.
Job Opening – RRS Job Title –Intern Location – Remote Posting Date – September 1, 2021 Closing Date –Until position is filled RRS is seeking applications for a full -time, temporary Intern position to assist staff consultants and engineers on a variety of projects including research, data entry,... Read More...
E.L Harvey, a multigenerational Massachusetts company, has a large collection fleet along with sizable recycling and transfer facilities. The deal is the latest sign of a very active M&A market regionally and nationally.
Governor J.B. Pritzker supports a ban, but he urged the state legislature to update the bill's definition of “incineration” so it would not unintentionally prohibit companies from using other types of pollution control.
The recent run of strong pricing, especially for HDPE natural, has caught recyclers' attention. At least one expert believes market dynamics have decoupled recycled resin prices from virgin.
Multiple groups are working with lawmakers to potentially introduce national container deposit legislation as soon as next month. They hope recent bipartisan support for recycling in Congress could boost its chances.