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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

Sep 10, 2017 6:03 PM News

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

Jul 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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

May 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

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

Dec 9, 2016 12:00 AM News

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