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

The town of Fayetteville, NC was having trouble with it's garbage collection. New trucks have side-arm loaders, and pickup should be relatively simple. But t... Read more

Landfill Brings the Buzz Back
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Landfill Brings the Buzz Back

Multiple North Carolina public agencies partner with local gardeners and bee... Read more

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Dec. 14: Find Out Why Your Landfill's Overheating

Three PHDs and a PE explain what's going on at so many North American facilities. Kinda wonky, but you can use the webinar for continuing education credit. Read more

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Is the Market for Recyclables Dead? Nope!
Water Utility is Two-for-One Waste Winner
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Water Utility is Two-for-One Waste Winner

A Florida water and sewer agency's fertilizer earns national awards. Read more

Art Exhibit Celebrates Solid Waste Employees
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Art Exhibit Celebrates Solid Waste Employees

A New York City artist emphasizes the importance of daily maintenance by putting... Read more

Crushing Glass for Cash
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Crushing Glass for Cash

A rural solid waste agency cashes in by recycling glass. Read 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... Read 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... Read 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. Read more

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