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Market changes in recent years created new challenges and opportunities for cities seeking to encourage good recycling habits among residents. City leaders and industry experts share how they're approaching the issue.
Even if the Senate softens the legislation, companies can expect to see more complicated tax compliance and a potential excise tax on stock buybacks.
With new funding and award recognition, the Chicago-based startup's goals include quantifying the savings from reuse and having more large enterprises adopt its platform.
Acquisition spending and consolidation could reach historic levels by the end of the year. Follow along with Waste Dive's running list of dozens of deals from throughout the U.S.
A Jan. 4 deadline for vaccinations or weekly testing has been halted, but the industry is still closely reviewing the standard, with attention to provisions such as an exemption for outdoor workers, which could apply to certain job types.
Geoff Freeman, who leads the Consumer Brands Association, makes the case that standardizing definitions is key to improving both packaging design and education to reduce contamination.
Businesses have stockpiled product, used fewer materials and bolstered internal manufacturing to cope in a tight market.
Carlton Waterhouse, nominee to lead the Office of Land and Emergency Management, says the EPA will tackle its 2030 recycling goals by focusing more on source reduction and funding materials management infrastructure.
A long-anticipated RFP kicks off a process that could see coveted 10-year contracts awarded by next summer. 50 companies have qualified to bid, including Waste Management, Waste Connections and Action Environmental.
The long-awaited master plan focuses on steps to achieve a 50% recycling rate by 2030, but regulators promise it's just "part one" of a larger effort to tackle climate change on a higher level and more details will follow.
The Can Manufacturers Institute recently announced that it will lobby for container deposit laws at the state and federal levels to bring UBC recycling rates up to 70% by 2030.
Professionals working in multifamily city buildings, drop-off sites in tribal nations and programs in more isolated island areas weigh in on what's working, and what's still challenging, when it comes to recycling in 2021.
Leaders from the Institute for Energy and Resource Management, drawing on Europe's experience, make the case for why it's time to stop landfilling MSW and move toward a more integrated waste management system.
Recycling stakeholders have asked the EPA to keep them involved as it works to implement numerous grants the infrastructure bill contains, including from the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act and RECYCLE Act.
Linda Pouliot, CEO of reusable dishware delivery service Dishcraft, shares lessons learned from the early stages of California's shift toward reuse systems for food service packaging.
Speakers at last week's Chicago event, including former CEOs who've sold companies to GFL and Waste Management, highlighted the evolution of deal logistics over the years, including the growing role of private equity.
Chuck Stiles, director of the Solid Waste and Recycling Division of the Teamsters union, says the industry's issue with recruiting and retaining workers comes down to insufficient wages, benefits and respect.
The 5th Circuit ordered a stay on OSHA's vaccination policy due to "grave statutory and constitutional issues with the Mandate."
Casella, GFL, Republic, Waste Connections and Waste Management addressed how labor constraints are affecting their ability to take on new business, the role automation is playing, and related pricing changes and costs.
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