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Provincial regulations will ban lamps from landfill disposal by 2020. Veolia’s facility is designed to help manage these wastes within Canada. more

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Toronto-based Canada Fibers Ltd. (CFL), a provider of material recovery and recycling services, is acquiring the issued and outstanding common shares of Ontario, Canada-based HGC Management Inc. more

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In response to safety-related and fire incidents involving hoverboards, cellphones, headphones and laptops traced to batteries, battery recycling organization Call2Recycle has launched the Charge Up Safety campaign. more

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Airlines are on track to produce more than 10 million tons of waste annually by 2030, according to the International Air Transport Association. more

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Volvo Group, together with Swedish waste and recycling firm Renova, is testing an autonomous refuse truck that the companies say has the potential to be used in urban settings. more

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American Legion Auxiliary, the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization, is transforming plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless veterans, ultimately diverting waste from landfill and doing a good deed. more

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PTF facilities use pyrolysis, a process that converts post-use non-recycled plastics into liquid fuels and chemical feedstocks by heating them in the absence of oxygen. more

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Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have developed a simple and comprehensive circular economy system for e-waste that may be successful. more

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The Ocean Cleanup has created a system that can gather floating waste like discarded fishing nets and plastic. more

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Apple supposedly processed approximately 803,000 lbs. of e-waste before notifying the state about its processing plants. more

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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