Solid Waste

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

Are Your Employees This Happy with their Job?!
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Are Your Employees This Happy with their Job?!

‘Samba Sweeper of Rio' Renato Sorriso hasn’t stopped dancing through his sweeping... 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

Online calculator for Municipalities buying waste and recycling carts
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Online calculator for Municipalities buying waste and recycling carts

Toter has added a new online calculator to its website to allow municipalities to... More

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