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Startups across the globe are turning plastic waste into filament for 3D printers in an effort to reduce poverty and plastic waste. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:00 AM News

With this new initiative, the nonprofit aims to accelerate Ontario’s transition to a circular economy. more

Nov 4, 2016 12:00 AM News

The benefit of two new and innovative practices in managing ash from waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities has been documented in a recent report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation. more

Oct 19, 2016 12:00 AM News

The Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) has announced the award of the first Ice River Springs Master’s Scholarship for Sustainability to Jillian Treadwell, who is currently a student at McGill University. more

Oct 17, 2016 12:00 AM News

In separate deals, GFL Environmental Inc. and Santek Waste Services Inc. each announced key strategic acquisitions. more

Oct 9, 2016 12:48 PM News

Subaru of America, in conjunction with National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), released survey findings indicating that 59% of Americans were unaware of the waste management challenges facing national parks across the country. more

Aug 23, 2016 12:00 AM Features

PTR Baler & Compactor unveiled a new facility in late July in Plant City, Fla., that will help the company expand further into the region. more

Aug 9, 2016 8:46 AM Features

On July 1, 2016, the Medical Waste Management Association (MWMA) was launched. This new association offers support for those in the biohazard and medical waste disposal industry and was created to promote research, education, and more. more

Jul 29, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The National Waste & Recycling Association and the Solid Waste Association of North America, have announced two addenda to their Joint Advisory on Designing Contracts for Processing of Municipal Recyclables. more

Jul 27, 2016 1:39 PM Features

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced Darryl Walter as its new director of membership. more

Jul 25, 2016 12:00 AM News

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 28 unanimously voted to outlaw foam products. For most products, the ban will take effect Jan. 1, 2017. For meat and fish trays, the ban went into effect on July 1. more

Jul 12, 2016 7:56 PM Features

The Solid Waste Association of North America announced the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation as the winner of its 2016 Biggest Safety Improvement award and Aria Energy as the winner of its 2016 Biggest Safety Innovation award. more

Jul 8, 2016 8:19 PM Features

The City of San Antonio is now assessing fines if residents don't recycle correctly. Starting this month, city officials set a $25 fine for people found throwing trash in their blue recycling bins. more

Jul 8, 2016 7:31 PM Features

Mars Inc. has released its sixth annual Principals in Action Summary, which reveals the company’s success in the sectors of sustainability, health and wellbeing, food safety, responsible marketing and workplace engagement. more

Jul 8, 2016 1:45 PM Features

The FIRST Lego League annually challenges students across the globe to come up with innovative ideas to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges for its FIRST Lego Global Innovation Award event. more

Jun 29, 2016 3:04 PM Features

Bulk Handling Systems has been chosen by Australia-based waste management company Cleanaway Waste Management to design, engineer, manufacture and install a new 50-tonne-per-hour single stream recycling system at the company’s Perth-based MRF. more

Jun 29, 2016 11:52 AM Features

On May 16, 2016, the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) launched a weeklong training and awareness initiative focused on keeping collection workers safe during hot weather. more

Jun 8, 2016 3:23 PM News

This roundup of announcements at WasteExpo includes news from Republic Services, the National Waste & Recycling Association, the Solid Waste Association of North America, Machinex, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and CP Group. more

Jun 8, 2016 11:44 AM News

Anaergia Inc. announced that it is part of a team selected by the City of Toronto, Ontario, to design, build, and operate the upgraded and expanded Dufferin Organics Processing Facility. more

Jun 4, 2016 4:44 PM News

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has partnered with national nonprofit The Recycling Partnership to conduct a research project on curbside recycling in the U.S. more

May 31, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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