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The package includes the third attempt at passing SB 54, a bill requiring single-use disposable packaging to be recyclable or compostable by January 2032. Other legislation focuses on labeling and exporting.
After nearly a year without curbside service, the city recently endorsed a lower-cost-per-household subscription approach. Critics of that model say it can be challenging to do robustly and equitably.
Greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change are under growing scrutiny from regulators and investors alike. Finding the most precise way to measure them remains a complex effort.
One of several bills expected to tackle waste issues this year drew mixed reactions from industry leaders. Highlights include zero waste grants, a proposed national bottle bill, and a call to pause permitting for plastics manufacturing facilities.
The city attorney's office reached the deal while pursuing a broader public corruption investigation. Now, Waste Management, Republic Services and others see a window to revisit the company's local monopoly.
Connecticut Recycling Economic Information Study Findings have been released from the RecycleCT report conducted by RRS in 2020, studying the economic impacts of residential recycling in the state of Connecticut. The study identified the number of jobs, labor income, and economic output for the... Read More...
Widening COVID-19 vaccine access and commercial customers reopening portend recovery from some of 2020's unprecedented challenges. Still, seven companies secured loans of over $1 million in January.
Employers should engage with employees "at a deep level to understand their views and align decisions with employee preference," said Eagle Hill Consulting's president and CEO.
Subsidiary County Waste sued former owner Scott Earl over alleged unfair practices and issues related to the rise of his new company, Twin Bridges. The two are battling over prices and acquisition targets around the Capital Region.
Data from the SWANA Safety Summit show 40% of occupational fatalities in 2020 were the result of a vehicle crash or strike. Companies continue to push longstanding training techniques and new technology to address the problem.
Business opportunities in decontamination services, or handling waste from testing and vaccination sites, have only partly offset continually depressed volumes in other streams, like waste from elective surgeries.
The two bills each have different supporters who say they want to reduce plastic waste in the state. Both are in the final stages ahead of a potential signature by Gov. Ralph Northam.
Catch up on Waste Dive's quarterly analysis of results from Waste Management, Republic Services, Waste Connections, GFL Environmental, Covanta and Casella Waste Systems during 2020.
The industry's third-largest company continued to expand through M&A, responded to the coronavirus pandemic and committed to $500 million in ESG spending.
The industry's largest incinerator operator was affected by the pandemic like many others and later initiated a strategic review that could bring notable changes to its future.
This key Northeast company continued growing its dominant presence in the market amid the pandemic, with plans to further expand multiple key landfill assets.
In its first year as a public company, starting right as the pandemic unfolded, GFL completed multiple major transactions and is on track for ongoing rapid growth.
The North American industry's largest company weathered the pandemic, announced new ESG plans and completed the major acquisition of Advanced Disposal Services.
The industry's second-largest player adapted to the pandemic, completed a busy year of M&A and pushed ahead on fleet electrification plans.
The pandemic could have been an excuse for foodservice packaging manufacturers to give up on sustainability goals, but one Sustainable Packaging Coalition lead said that hasn't happened.