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After a year of significant expansion, the Canadian company is working on another large deal, numerous tuck-ins and potential divestitures. Plus, it's optimistic about benefits in a post-pandemic economy.
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The second-largest North American waste operator expects economic recovery to continue in 2021, with bullish plans for M&A.
Romeo Power and XL Fleet are among those in the electric vehicle space that have recently gone public via SPACs and are linking up with waste specialists to gain a foothold in the sector.
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With a Connecticut facility expected to close in 2022, and other factors in play, Casella hopes to activate its McKean Landfill in Pennsylvania as a new destination. Expansions are also underway in New York and Vermont.
Fourth quarter earnings from Waste Management, Waste Connections, Covanta and Casella Waste Systems show the sector has rebounded in many ways and found new cost efficiencies, but is still affected by a slow economic recovery.
A strategic review led by Covanta's new CEO will be completed mid-year, as the company prepares to shop assets and consider cost reductions. Four of its upcoming U.K. projects are expected to be increasingly profitable.
The company highlighted improved solid waste volumes and increased values for recycled commodities and renewable fuels, all of which contributed to a better than expected quarter despite the ongoing pandemic.
In the first full earnings report since acquiring Advanced Disposal, executives shared updates on integration and pandemic recovery. They also leaned into ESG as an opportunity under the Biden administration.
The legislation, met with broad bipartisan support, aims to connect more recyclables with end markets, bolster efforts to use recyclable products and help reduce contamination.
Recycling market development and food waste are among many issues stakeholders hope will receive renewed federal engagement, despite limited attention in the president's agenda to date.
Public and private organizations are seeking to educate and encourage employees and nail down protocols for when the vaccine is more widely available state by state.
Ball Corporation anticipates demand will continue to outpace supply "well into 2023." Meanwhile, beverage company Molson Coors leaned on additional sourcing to shore up its can inventory.
Lawmakers throughout the U.S. are increasingly interested in shifting more of recycling's financial implications to packaging manufacturers, with many taking a coordinated approach.
The national uniform rollout, and plans to invest $100 million in recycling infrastructure, were touted at a climate-focused sustainability forum. The industry's largest landfill company also described disposal as "a last resort."
Ahead of potential stimulus legislation, more than 250 groups are calling on the Biden administration and Congress to keep recycling priorities in mind. Proposals include $500 million for "new and improved" MRFs.
A report from the coalition of packaging companies, brand-backed nonprofits, and researchers, highlights the need for standardization, infrastructure investment and other priorities through legislation and federal funding.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh emphasized the need for safety standards, calling OSHA "one of the first and top priorities for me."
City financial leaders' level of pessimism regarding budgetary commitments is the highest it's been since the Great Recession, a survey found.