Mallory Szczepanski | Waste 360

Not long into the new year, the industry saw big news: The solid waste industry's No. 3 and No. 4 haulers, Waste Connections and Progressive Waste Solutions, had struck a deal to merge to form a company with more than $4 billion in annual revenue. more »

Sep 29, 2016 3:13 PM News

Members of the waste and recycling industry have had their ups and downs with mixed waste processing, but has it finally seen the end of its life? more »

Sep 6, 2016 8:13 PM Features

Members of the waste and recycling industry have had their ups and downs with mixed waste processing, but has it finally seen the end of its life? more »

Aug 22, 2016 8:21 AM Features

While there are some similarities between recycling materials domestically and internationally, there are also many differences between the two. more »

Aug 17, 2016 12:00 AM Features

In New York City, there are three solid waste streams: refuse, paper recycling and metal/glass/plastic recycling, which only capture approximately 44 percent of the city’s recyclable material. more »

Jul 21, 2016 12:00 AM Features

OSHA teamed up with the NWRA and Republic Services to discuss issues of heat-related illness and injuries in the waste and recycling industry. more »

Jun 29, 2016 12:45 PM Features

A debate has emerged in New York City regarding the safety of commercial haulers. Both sides say they ultimately have the same goal: to improve safety in the waste and recycling industry and to remove the industry from the most dangerous jobs list. more »

Jun 25, 2016 2:13 PM News

The recycling industry is in an ongoing battle with the decrease in commodities prices and improper disposal, but the growing sector of e-waste recycling is especially difficult to manage. more »

Jun 8, 2016 2:21 PM Features

WasteExpo 2016 started off with a bang on Monday as attendees flocked to 25 different sessions and panels and the fourth annual Investor Summit. more »

Jun 8, 2016 12:03 PM Features

Paper and plastic recyclables make up a large portion of recycling programs, and lately those in the recycling industry have been forced to come up with new ways to handle their recyclables that aren’t able to be exported. more »

Jun 2, 2016 12:00 AM News

Big Data has been present in industries like education, banking, government, retail and healthcare since the early 2000s. And now it’s making its way into the waste and recycling industry. more »

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Aqua Metals has partnered with Dallas-based automotive battery distributor Interstate Batteries to open the world’s first AquaRefinery, which will help reinvent the process for recycling lead-acid batteries. more »

May 31, 2016 12:00 AM Features

While waste management and recycling are global efforts, some areas in the world are ahead of others in setting the tone for the future of the waste and recycling industry. more »

May 30, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) has teamed up with leaders in the beverage, glass processing and recycling industries to assemble a group of organizations to create the U.S. Glass Recycling Coalition. more »

May 18, 2016 12:00 AM Features


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The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is a trade association that has been representing the leading food, beverage and consumer product companies in the U.S. for more than 100 years, and it notably uses storytelling to promote sustainability. more »

Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AM Features

The National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) recently named Anthony Hargis as its new national safety director, just in time for the association’s safety summit next week. more »

Apr 14, 2016 1:00 PM News

Rethink Food Waste Through Economics and Data has released its first-ever national economic study and action plan report entitled The Roadmap to Reduce U.S. Food Waste by 20 Percent, which highlights 27 solutions to reduce U.S. food waste by 20%. more »

Apr 8, 2016 4:00 PM Features

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana has granted the National Waste and Recycling Association’s (NWRA) motion for a preliminary injunction against the Warrick County (Ind.) Solid Waste Management District. more »

Apr 7, 2016 12:00 AM News

For many years, Ohio spent a lot of money procuring its solid waste removal services directly from local haulers, one pickup location at a time. Then the State of Ohio realized it needed ta more cost-efficient way to manage its waste services. more »

Apr 6, 2016 3:57 PM News

Low oil prices may come as a relief at the pump, but they’ve had a damaging effect on the waste and recycling industry. The cost of virgin materials has dropped below that of recycled materials, which is decreasing demand for recycled goods. more »

Mar 16, 2016 4:00 PM News

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