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The final phase of Austin Resource Recovery's expansion comes as some other cities pull back on similar programs during the pandemic. Meanwhile, new data show residential food waste remains a pressing issue.
During Wednesday's Senate hearing, U.S. EPA administrator nominee Michael Regan also pledged to take a close look at environmental justice and climate issues, among many priorities.
Representatives from throughout the supply chain reflected on how batteries and electronics can find their place as greener solutions in the circular economy at a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology workshop.
The U.S. Composting Council event featured perspectives on contamination reduction, market development, climate change and more from WeCare Denali, Waste Management, Recology and Atlas Organics.
Several officials said the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor's experience in local government will serve him well and have called on him to embrace innovations like autonomous and electric vehicles.
The appointment of an ESG advisor by the acting SEC chair follows commitments by President Joe Biden to redouble efforts to combat climate change.
Chapter 2 Now Available The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and RRS developed a report to present key trends shaping the world of waste and recycling that impact retailers today. The report highlights leading practices from around the industry being used to eliminate, reuse, and recover... Read More...
The Illinois-based company has resurrected a landfill into one of the state's most active disposal sites, recently picked up a sizable independent hauler in the Chicago area and is making moves in Wisconsin.
Although the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention greenlit plans to put essential workers next in line for vaccines, state rollout plans vary.
Officials from New York, Toronto, Miami-Dade County, Philadelphia and Baltimore highlighted ongoing budget and staffing challenges nearly a year into the pandemic. Now, they're seizing the moment for long-term changes.
To get California back on track toward its environmental goals, a commission of industry experts recently recommended 19 actions around infrastructure, contamination, producer responsibility and more.
Panelists from Waste Management, The Recycling Partnership, CalRecycle and New York's Department of Sanitation previewed what it may take to hit the new 2030 target.
Companies and groups throughout the supply chain say targeted community solutions, infrastructure investments and educational campaigns are all contributing to a glass recycling resurgence.
As the company's Rialto, California facility enters final commissioning, founder Andrew Benedek previews more to come as the state ramps up for SB 1383 implementation. Potential expansion into the Northeast is next.
Plastic Resin Identification Guide RRS was proud to support the development of the Plastics Resin Identification Guide with the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI). Plastic processors and packaging designers will find it useful with resin descriptions, end market data, scrap specs,... Read More...
The pandemic strained finances for some waste and recycling collectors looking to upgrade their operations. But falling costs and ESG pressures could catalyze EV pilots, routing software adoption and more in 2021.
A rule delaying implementation of the 2016 Emission Guidelines was on a list of numerous Trump administration actions flagged on President Joe Biden's first day, signaling that process may speed up.
Top companies recently weighed in on where they think policy could be heading — as the Biden administration is expected to designate certain chemicals as hazardous — and raised outstanding questions around leachate monitoring.
Stakeholders say Biden's day one actions signify that energy and the environment will be a top priority for his team.
Sellers can be expected to seek higher valuations to offset a higher corporate tax rate and changes in capital gains, deal specialists say. And some deals could get more regulatory scrutiny.