Solid Waste & Recycling


  • IBM to reveal new plastic recycling technology: Webinar

    February 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SAN FRANCISCO – IBM researchers have created a new technology called VolCat, a catalytic chemical process that can turn PET, a type of plastic commonly used in food packaging and polyester clothing, into a renewable resource. The cost-effective and sustainable

  • Two new hires for TOMRA

    February 8, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SHELTON, Conn. – Sean Hyacinth has been added as a field service engineer for TOMRA optical sorting equipment, and Kevin Javier Montalvo assumes the newly created position of customer project manager, recycling. Both team members will work directly with TOMRA

  • Lystek wins contract renewal for Saskatchewan city

    February 7, 2019 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    CAMBRIDGE, Ont. – Lystek International, the Cambridge, Ontario-based provider of advanced biosolids management solutions has renewed its contract to manage the City of North Battleford, Saskatchewan’s biosolids for another five years. North Battleford was the first community in western Canada

  • Toronto offering grants for waste reduction ideas

    February 6, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Live Green Toronto, in partnership with Solid Waste Management Services, is funding a second round of the City of Toronto’s Waste Reduction Community Grants program. Grants of up to $25,000 are available to support innovative Toronto-based projects that

  • Pneumatic waste collection planned for New York’s High Line park

    February 5, 2019 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    NEW YORK – The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has released a Pre-Implementation Planning Study prepared by infrastructure planning and development firm ClosedLoops for a pneumatic waste management initiative for the High Line park and surrounding

  • News Awards

    Huber Technology wins Frost & Sullivan award

    February 4, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Based on its recent analysis of the North America liquid/solid separation technology market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Huber Technology, Inc. with the 2018 North America Product Line Strategy Leadership Award. One of Huber’s key strengths is

  • News Awards

    TOMRA CEO wins leadership award

    February 1, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Stefan Ranstrand, TOMRA’s president and CEO, has been named best CEO in the sustainable resource management industry in the European CEO Awards. Ranstrand is currently enjoying his tenth year as TOMRA president and CEO, following his appointment in August 2009.

  • Charah Solutions taps Scott Sewell

    January 31, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    LOUISVILLE, Ky – Scott Sewell has been appointed president and CEO of Charah Solutions, Inc. and to the company’s Board of Directors. Sewell’s appointment follows the decision by the board that the time is right for Charles Price to step

  • News Cleantech

    Feds to fund cleantech small business

    January 30, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    OTTAWA – The Government of Canada is investing $50 million in venture capital for Canadian clean technology companies through the new Clean Technology Stream of the Venture Capital Catalyst Initiative (VCCI). Applicants are invited to submit an application by March

  • News Awards

    Waste Management makes ‘Most Admired’ list

    January 29, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HOUSTON – Waste Management has joined Fortune magazine’s list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’. Rated by top executives, directors and industry analysts, this marks the Company’s debut on the list. “This recognition speaks to the incredible contributions of our more