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The city is set to share a long-awaited “pay-as-you-throw” proposal this spring, while advocates of a separate ballot initiative that would widely expand access to organics and recycling services look ahead to November.
The vote is likely to move to the Senate floor despite the tie. The nominee spoke about environmental justice and climate change initiatives at last week's Society of Environmental Journalists conference.
The U.S. government's 2030 food loss and waste reduction goal is fast approaching, and food prices are on the rise. Dana Gunders discusses what this all means for ongoing efforts to reduce, recover and recycle wasted food.
Reducing food waste and increasing plastics recycling and materials reuse all came up as potential strategies, as the world must implement changes more rapidly to alter the course of global warming.
Domino's, Frito-Lay, PepsiCo, Albertsons and UPS are among more than 100 employers that have launched programs to improve driver retention since December.
A renewed focus on multifamily housing, legislative "champions" for EPR and more MRF processing capacity could help make a dent in long-term waste capacity issues, virtual conference participants said.
RNG projects at North American landfills, anaerobic digesters and other sites are set to grow exponentially in the coming years. Johannes Escudero breaks down what's ahead.
It's been less common for haulers and MRF operators to have a further role in the supply chain, but growing postconsumer recycled content demand and other market factors could make the strategy more profitable.
Massachusetts, Vermont, Iowa and California are among the states debating changes to their container deposit systems, but each bill has its share of hurdles from stakeholders.
CFOs committed to providing sustainability disclosures confront a confusing variety of inconsistent standards and measurements, according to a panel of experts at a recent Economist event.
Multiple projects to create sustainable aviation fuel from waste are underway, including a Fulcrum BioEnergy plant a decade in the making. Questions remain about whether it will be a scalable, viable success for the circular economy.
SWANA reported 28 industry fatalities in North America during 2021, with most of the deaths among collection workers. Vehicle-related deaths remain prevalent among workers and members of the public alike.
As a member of the Pacific Coast Food Waste Commitment, the retailer will provide data that will help give a more precise estimate of waste across the retail sector and identify key "hot spots" to focus on.
Investors with $130 trillion in assets under management have pushed for consistent, comparable disclosures on climate risk, SEC Chair Gary Gensler said Monday.
The law requires air monitoring and gas capture systems for certain MSW landfills. Supporters say it will help meet state climate goals. Opponents, including some county landfills, worry about infrastructure costs.
The bill would require air monitoring and gas capture systems for certain MSW landfills. Supporters say it will help meet state climate goals. Opponents, including some county landfills, worry about infrastructure costs.
Many private-sector and city fleet operators have systems in place to pass along heightened costs. Meanwhile, industry leaders are also monitoring how the war in Ukraine could further strain supply chains for trucks and parts.
How are waste agencies dealing with labor constraints? What do leaders tell residents who doubt the recycling system? Who are some of the new faces steering local U.S. operations? Catch up on past editions of City Haul.
If signed into law, the bill could soon establish a unique program to subsidize power purchase agreements and expansion expenses for municipally-owned combustion facilities.
Administration officials on Monday urged the implementation of funds for transportation, public health and other critical needs. City leaders discussed challenges with accessing grants and the need for more proactive spending.