Solid Waste

Six Ways to Provide Effective Waste Management Services
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Six Ways to Provide Effective Waste Management Services

This FREE brief and checklist were written for elected officials, but it'll help... More

California Solid Waste Agency Receives Three Stewardship Awards
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California Solid Waste Agency Receives Three Stewardship Awards

The lead agency for the nation's second-largest city protects public health... More

Students Apply Behavioral Economics Principles To Trash Troubles
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Students Apply Behavioral Economics Principles To Trash Troubles

Fayetteville, N.C., was having trouble collecting solid waste. The town's new... More

These Garbage Trucks Cost Less Than $100,000
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These Garbage Trucks Cost Less Than $100,000

Got $250,000 for a new solid waste collection vehicle? Neither did Steven Alexander. More

Front debris hose option available for sweeper
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Front debris hose option available for sweeper

Elgin Sweeper, has introduced a front debris hose option exclusive to the... More

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How Much of the U.S. is Covered in Landfills?
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How Much of the U.S. is Covered in Landfills?

The average American throws away 4.4 pounds of trash a day. Despite heroic efforts... More

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County’s Plan to Improve Solid Waste Management

The metrics -- 4,751 square miles and 10 million people – are mind-boggling. To better manage commercial and other large-volume properties in unincorporated areas, Los Angeles County is turning to outside expertise. More

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County Launches 20-Year Waste Management Plan, Costs

Award-winning agency that processes 800,000 tons of waste every year is taking the next step toward fully integrating collection, recycling, processing, waste-to-energy, hazardous chemicals, and a landfill. More

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City to Study How Well Residents, Businesses Follow Orders

A Canadian community is auditing recycling bin content to determine where and how solid waste stream contamination occurs. The $100,000 audit will cost only $10,000. More

Landfill to Harvest Enough Metal to Build Six Eiffel Towers
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Landfill to Harvest Enough Metal to Build Six Eiffel Towers

A public Washington State solid waste utility and private partner built an ash... More

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