Tag: hazardous waste

Hazardous waste is waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment. In the United States, the treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste is regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Market Trends in Recycling

Market Trends in Recycling

There have been ebbs and flows in the recycling market over the past 35 years. Price volatility in recycling markets is almost a universal truth across the globe. Being able to manage the ever-fluctuating changes in market prices can either produce success or break the community recycling program. Most recycling

Guest  Editorial: The World Is Coming to Us

Guest Editorial: The World Is Coming to Us

“I am from Iowa.”

Once, I drew on that sense of place and a niece’s question about why she should care about the world as a starting point to try to explain the global interconnections of recycling. I worked to prevent and clean up illegal dumpsites in woods and streams near

Emerging Issues in Recycling

Emerging Issues in Recycling

There have been ebbs and flows in the recycling market over the past 35 years. Price volatility in recycling markets is almost a universal truth across the globe. Being able to manage the ever-fluctuating changes in market prices can either produce success or break the community recycling program. Most recycling

Keeping Dirt Onsite

Keeping Dirt Onsite

The scope of work for BMP Contractors in ­Riverside, CA, has greatly expanded with new construction permit requirements, notes ­company president Doug Sadler.

Recycling Household Hazardous Waste

Recycling Household Hazardous Waste

Local efforts for recycling picked up steam when St. Charles County, MO, committed to an expansion of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection from residents. A suburb within the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, St. Charles County is Missouri’s third-largest county in population with more than 380,000 residents, and is the state’s

The Evolution of the Transfer Station

The Evolution of the Transfer Station

Transfer stations initially became the answer to the problem of moving urban trash to rural landfill locations, efficiently and cost effectively. But changing attitudes of the public and government regulations are causing transfer stations to become so much more. During the Great Recession, municipal solid waste (MSW) generation rates actually

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

QED Environmental Systems to Exhibit at SWANApalooza 2017

Dexter, MI – Q.E.D. Environmental Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative environmental products and subsidiary of Graco Inc., announces they will be attending SWANApalooza 2017 held March 27-30 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. QED will be highlighting their pumping and analysis solutions for landfill applications at

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Guam Solid Waste Authority General Manager

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Guam Solid Waste Authority General Manager

The Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA) is searching for a qualified individual for the position of General Manager, a full-time position. GSWA currently has implemented curbside, single stream recycling collection, a household hazardous waste facility open five days a week, a new MSW landfill, three convenience centers that incorporate recycling, and bulky waste collection.

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