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While existing initiatives such as a national recycling goal are likely to make headway, and Democratic majorities in Congress could affect legislation, trade groups don't anticipate major changes due to a crowded agenda.
The city received three bids for collection and processing of material from its Blue Cart program. Waste Management stuck to its current zones, Lakeshore Recycling Systems is making a citywide play and Sims is bowing out.
The president-elect's $1.9 trillion stimulus package includes $350 billion in direct assistance for state and local governments, which localities have requested for months.
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Bulky, hard to compact and ubiquitous, mattresses are seen as a promising area to help reduce hauling costs and drive progress on recycling. The ongoing shift to foam varieties is adding new complexity to this evolving market.
Waste Management, Republic Services, the National Waste & Recycling Association and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries all previously donated to members of Congress who voted against certifying presidential election results.
The city is still in the process of deciding how to revamp and restart its long-stalled recycling program. In the meantime, a deep dive into its waste streams may help shape circular economy plans.
As we gear up for another eventful year, Waste Dive will be focusing on trends around ESG, M&A, recycling policy, market development, PFAS, local budgets, collection technology, safety, diversity and much more.
The president-elect also plans to direct the agency to target the worst violators and increase the number of inspectors.
Some waste is inevitable, but supply chain leaders are finding ways to reduce quantities, in addition to reusing and recycling when possible and adjusting procurement and packaging.
Greater attention to ESG metrics, real-time data and the wind-down of LIBOR are among the trends you may see this year.
A report assessed possible environmental impacts of managing waste with these "forever chemicals" through deep well injection, landfilling or thermal treatment. The Biden administration is expected to take more concrete steps.
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will "usher in a new era of worker power," according to the Biden-Harris Transition team.
Chao said the department will help President-elect Joe Biden's pick for transportation secretary, Pete Buttigieg, assume the post.
States will determine where different waste workers fall in line for the coronavirus vaccine, including those responsible for properly disposing of materials from the mass inoculation.
With office and indoor dining activity greatly diminished during the pandemic, takeout boxes and other containers are increasingly common in the residential stream. California company Dispatch Goods aims to change that.
The pandemic-accelerated shift to e-commerce has driven changes in automation, packaging size, consumer perception of packaging and waste, and design for more return-friendly packaging.
The project involves construction of a processing facility that will divert an estimated 60% of incinerator ash from Oahu's only MSW landfill, which is slated to close by 2028.
Sal Coniglio's elevation to the top job comes six months after he became chief operating officer. This move caps off former CEO Mike Sangiacomo's 37-year stint at the major California-based private company.