Waste

March 23: Life-Cycle Analysis for Sustainable Materials Management
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March 23: Life-Cycle Analysis for Sustainable Materials Management

Life-cycle analysis (LCA) is used to make end-of-life decisions regarding solid... 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

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ANSI Approves Refuse Truck Chassis Safety Standards

Standard Z245.1-2017 applies to virtually every type of solid waste and recycling vehicle and equipment. You might want to do a hazard assessment of your agency's fleet soon. More

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Municipal Recycling Facility Introduces New Technology

Polystyrene foam densifiers squish the plastic into stackable blocks that can be sold and made into things like picture frames, decorative molds, and office supplies. 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

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... 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. More

Tags: Landfills
Voters Pass Statewide Ban on Plastic Carry-Out Bags
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Voters Pass Statewide Ban on Plastic Carry-Out Bags

Effective immediately, customers who don't bring their own bags to the convenience... More

Tags: Recycling
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. More

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