Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Waste Management rolls out natural gas trucks in London 

    September 18, 2019 by James Menzies

    LONDON, Ont. – Waste Management is deploying natural gas-fueled refuse trucks on its London, Ont., routes.  The company invited local dignitaries and members of the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its London facility on Sept. 13, where it highlighted

  • GFL buys Windsor Disposal Services

    September 17, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. has acquired the Windsor Disposal Services group of companies (WDS). Founded in 1986, WDS is a provider of solid waste management solutions in the City of Windsor, Ontario, and surrounding communities, serving residential, commercial, industrial

  • William Plummer to join Waste Management board

    September 16, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HOUSTON – The board of directors of Waste Management, Inc. has elected William B. Plummer to its board of directors effective August 19th. Plummer will serve on the Audit Committee and the Management Development and Compensation Committee of the board.

  • Newcom Media and Messe Frankfurt to combine forces on Waste & Recycling Expo

    September 13, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    Organized by Messe Frankfurt, Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, Canada’s only trade event serving the waste, recycling and public works markets, along with Newcom Media, one of Canada’s premier B2B publishers & trade show producers, have signed a letter of

  • Radoszewski steps into Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) role

    September 12, 2019 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Tony Radoszewski takes over as president and CEO of the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS). Radoszewski, a plastics industry veteran with nearly 40 years of experience in the field, joins PLASTICS after serving since 2006 as the

  • Toter hires sales execs

    September 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. –Toter, a Wastequip brand, has added two new highly tenured executives to its sales team. Tim Veasman has joined as the Professional Products channel’s national sales manager, and Mike Natelborg will serve as Toter’s eastern division sales director

  • News Packaging

    UK shoppers willing to lose the packaging

    September 10, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LONDON, UK – The rollout of bagless fruit and vegetable aisles, as well as refill stations for goods such as pasta, rice, grains and cereals, is increasing among supermarkets with players such as Morrison’s and Waitrose taking leading roles. These

  • Aptar in partnership with Loop

    September 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill – AptarGroup, Inc., a global supplier of dispensing, drug delivery and active packaging solutions, has entered into a partnership with Loop, a global circular shopping platform from TerraCycle that delivers consumer products in reusable containers. As part

  • Alliance to End Plastic Waste appoints first CEO

    September 6, 2019 by SWR Staff

    WASHINGTON – Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural president and CEO of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), effective October 1. Duer joins the AEPW from the United Nations, where he most recently served as a program director

  • First Nation opens federally funded waste transfer facility

    September 5, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SAMSON CREE NATION, Alberta – The Saddleback of Samson Cree Nation in Alberta has completed a new waste transfer station. The transfer station will allow Samson Cree Nation members to dispose of waste in a safe manner without travelling long