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Cole Rosengren | Waste Dive

Maryland's "zero waste" plan came to an unceremonious end last week, and so far, even avowed "zero waste" supporters don't seem to mind. more

Jun 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

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Energy is among the many byproducts created during the waste management process, but in height of the country’s current clean power push, the industry’s role has yet to reach its full potential. more

Mar 3, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Even after decades of public service announcements, many people still don’t truly understand recycling. Sure, they know they should do it, but the matter of why — or, more importantly, how — is lost on the average consumer. more

Feb 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

More municipalities are looking for ways to keep their refuse out of landfills, but when it comes to picking a waste conversion technology, needs may differ from city to city. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The study concluded that the presence of compostable foodservice packaging can lead to higher organics diversion rates and lower contamination rates with enough consumer education and outreach more

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 AM Features

The idea of zero waste communities operating closed-loop systems that emulate a circular economy is currently a popular movement across the globe. more

Nov 28, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A new report says that reducing food waste in the value chain, particularly in developing countries, through better storage and transportation infrastructure could yield up to $405 billion in economic benefit by 2030. more

Oct 18, 2016 12:00 AM News

Manufacturers and recyclers have started getting creative to ensure paper material still has an important role to play in an increasingly digital world. more

Sep 10, 2016 8:15 AM Features

As food waste diversion mandates became more common in cities and states throughout the country, commercial establishments are often the first stakeholders to feel the effects. more

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Waste haulers are looking for curious job-seekers to fill a growing number of driver positions. more

Aug 12, 2016 9:22 AM News

As waste reduction and diversion become increasingly high priorities across the country, figuring out how to change the status quo can be challenging. more

Jul 8, 2016 7:04 PM Features

The potential uses of food waste for compost or energy have been widely discussed in recent years, but a growing number of experts and activists are now saying that this conversation is missing a key step in the process. more

Jul 8, 2016 1:57 PM Features

The green packaging market has seen rapid growth in recent years due to advances in technology, heightened interest in circular economy principles, and a cultural interest in more sustainable products. more

Jul 8, 2016 1:16 PM Features

For many, residual ash from municipal solid waste combustion had been seen as a problem. Frank Roethel, a chemical oceanographer, saw it as an opportunity. more

Jun 10, 2016 4:12 PM Features