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https://www.wastedive.com/news/wm-watson-...
With the company potentially phasing out up to 7,000 positions in the next few years, Chief Customer Officer Michael Watson elaborated on efforts to “upskill” employees and seize growth opportunities even in a tight labor market.
https://recycle.com/rrs-and-cref-team-up-to-sell-...
Sale Proceeds to Benefit the Foundation Ann Arbor, Mich., June 14, 2022 – Resource Recycling Systems Inc. (RRS), with the support of the Compost Research & Education Foundation (CREF), are teaming up to sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of the 2022 winning poster from the USCC COMPOST2022... Read More...
https://www.wastedive.com/news/recycled-cotton-...
The latest round of funding for a company focused on textile waste speaks to the need for innovation in an industry that creates tons of waste annually.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/cleveland-curbside...
Curbside recycling service returns Monday. Ren Brumfield, the city’s first recycling coordinator, discussed a new contract with Rumpke, how to measure success, the challenges and opportunities with a total reset, and more.
https://recycle.com/act-spearheaded-to-address-...
New York, NY, June 8, 2022 – A new group focused on advancing circular textile policy in the U.S. was announced today. The American Circular Textiles (ACT) policy group, was spearheaded by CSG (Circular Services Group), RRS (Resource Recycling Systems), and 11 founding organizations. ACT aims to... Read More...
https://www.wastedive.com/news/epa-feedback-...
Stakeholders called for the EPA to move quickly on implementing funding from grants and initiatives that the agency says represent its “largest investment in recycling in 30 years.”
https://recycle.com/new-recycling-coalition-to-...
Leading companies from across the value chain take action to unlock the environmental and economic benefits of PET recycling. WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 8, 2022) – The Recycling Partnership is pleased to announce the launch of its PET Recycling Coalition, an initiative informed by industry knowledge... Read More...
https://www.wastedive.com/news/sb-1383-part-two-...
As the state rolls out universal organics collection, major companies such as Agromin, Anaergia, GreenWaste Recovery, Recology, Republic Services and WM are expanding to meet demand. Learn more in Part 2 of our series.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/california-...
Waste companies and local governments in the state are making massive investments and operational changes to meet the demands of SB 1383. Explore the implications with our ongoing series.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/palo-alto-...
The update will direct some rigid plastics and mixed paper to domestic processors at a cost of up to $1.2 million after the company had been been unable to prove the materials were responsibly managed once exported.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/san-francisco-...
The first major change to the local refuse ordinance in 90 years will update a rate-setting process that resulted in significant overcharges. It could also affect the company’s lock on hauling permits, pending further legislative action.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/sec-esg-disclosure...
The environmental reporting requirements, once they’re finalized, will sweep in a broader range of companies than many general counsel might realize.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/how-new-jerseys-...
Environmental lawyer Matthew Karmel offers insight on the law's newly-released draft rule language, plus M&A considerations and tips for navigating EJ risk assessments in any state.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/nyc-business-...
The Times Square Alliance is moving forward with installations, but questions remain about barriers to participation around container choice and servicing for some potential adopters.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/california-sb-1383...
SB 1383, a sweeping law that calls for a 75% reduction in organic waste disposal by 2025 to reduce methane emissions, has spurred a flurry of activity. Is the state's current infrastructure ready to meet the moment? 
https://www.wastedive.com/news/pfas-waste-state-...
Upcoming laws and regulatory actions target "proactive" reductions of PFAS in packaging, clothing and biosolids.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/environmental-...
The EPA official previewed a new recycling infrastructure map, more data and updates on grants to help facilities "green" their operations. He also urged facility operators to invest in their communities.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/climate-related-...
The Securities and Exchange Commission is pushing a climate risk rule that would require companies to budget for detailed analysis of their greenhouse gas emissions. The agency is also seeking more disclosure for ESG funds.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/big-food-...
As consumer packaged goods companies set targets to cut virgin plastic use, the pandemic, poor weather and war have complicated their timelines.
https://www.wastedive.com/news/city-haul-federal-...
Climate and cleanliness goals, plus worker safety concerns, help sanitation projects compete for flexible American Rescue Plan funds, as localities also await next steps on the rollout of recycling grants through the infrastructure law.

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