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Vermont issues e-waste RFP

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-15
Vermont is looking for proposals from waste management and recycling firms to take on a two-year contract managing electronic waste in the northeastern US state.

CALL FOR PAPERS: 2014 Canadian Waste-to-Resource Conference

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-08
With a new name, date and location, the fifth Annual Canadian Waste-to-Resource Conference (formerly known as the Canadian Waste Sector Symposium) will provide a forum for presentations about North America's waste and resource sectors.

NETHERLANDS: Waste Management Trade Mission set for fall 2014

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-08
Do you want to find out how the Dutch essentially put zero waste into their landfills?  

US moves forward with methane reduction strategy

Source: Daily News | 2014-04-01
The U.S. government has released a strategy to reduce methane emissions, which comprise nearly nine percent of all the greenhouse gas emitted as a result of human activity in the U.S. 

RCBC '14 selects Australia's Acaroglu as keynote

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-18
Australian sustainability expert Leyla Acaroglu has been chosen as the Keynote Speaker for the 40th anniversary edition of the 2014 RCBC Conference.

Indiana begins reporting diversion data for recyclables

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-18
Indiana will soon begin reporting the annual volume of recyclable materials diverted from landfills.

BC backlash as MMBC rolls out

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-18
The logic seems simple enough: make companies — not taxpayers — pay the cost of recycling their own products. But the details of British Columbia’s (B.C.) new extended producer responsibility (EPR) system are creating a...

WM fined $70,000 over school stink-up

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-10
Waste Management has agreed to pay $70,000 to cover ambulance and medical costs for teachers and students sickened by the odour from a northern Illinois landfill located near the school.

EcoVision Environmental launches waste storage products

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-10
EcoVision Environmental has launched a new line of waste storage products that focus on high-capture, high participation and low contamination.

US recycling rate drops 0.2%

Source: Daily News | 2014-03-10
U.S. residents generated 251 million tonnes of trash in 2012, and recycled 87 million tonnes of it, a new report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states.