Tag: solid waste and recycling

Recyclate is a raw material that is sent to, and processed in a waste recycling plant or materials recovery facility which will be used to form new products. The material is collected in various methods and delivered to a facility where it undergoes re-manufacturing so that it can used in the production of new materials or products. For example, plastic bottles that are collected can be re-used and made into plastic pellets, a new product.

Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

WESTMINSTER, CA – (April 21, 2017) Odor-No-More, Inc., a subsidiary of BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB : BLGO), announced it has signed a “National Purchasing Agreement” (“NPA”) with Waste Connections, Inc., a leading integrated solid waste and recycling service company headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.

The NPA provides a discounted pricing schedule for

How Two Cities Deal With Oversize Waste

How Two Cities Deal With Oversize Waste

According to Mildred Lee, solid waste and recycling manager for the public works department of the City of Greenville, SC, specialty collections comprise a small percentage of its overall curbside collection program. Per city ordinance, a limited amount of oversized items can be placed at the curb for collection on

SWANA News

SWANA’s Safety Ambassador Program Named “Safety Initiative of the Year” By Waste Dive

The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Safety Ambassador program has been named the winner of the 2016 Dive Awards: Safety Initiative of the Year by Waste Dive, a leading industry news publisher.

Across the waste and recycling industry,

SWANA Offers Free Student Membership

SWANA Offers Free Student Membership

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce that it now offers free membership for full-time undergraduate and graduate college students as a means to grow the future of the solid waste and recycling industry.

Beginning in 2017, eligible students now have a

Waste Pro Announces the Appointment of Football Legend

Waste Pro Announces the Appointment of Football Legend

NEW ORLEANS, LA – August 9th, 2016 – Waste Pro is proud to announce that former running back for the New Orleans Saints and Ole Miss, Deuce McAllister, was named President of Waste Pro of Louisiana. Originally from Ludlow, Mississippi, Deuce has developed significant relationships in the Region, both through

SWANA Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

SWANA Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities that demonstrate the highest practices through their commitment to using effective technologies and processes in system design and operations, advancing worker and community health and safety, and implementing successful public education and

EJ Equipment Company Becomes Heil Dealer Serving Northern Illinois

EJ Equipment Company Becomes Heil Dealer Serving Northern Illinois

Chattanooga, TN. (June 1, 2016) — EJ Equipment, Northern Illinois’ premier municipal and contractor distributor, has joined the Heil Dealer Network. As a result, EJ Equipment will now offer customers throughout Northern Illinois a full line of Heil front loader, rear loader, roll off and automated refuse collection vehicles, as

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Hosts Webinar

US Chamber of Commerce Foundation Hosts Webinar

Kate Worley, Senior Manager of Solid Waste and Recycling at Walmart, Ron Cotterman, VP of Sustainability at Sealed Air, and Hunt Briggs, Project Manager at RRS will discuss the findings of the ReFed Roadmap to Reduce US Food Waste and how companies can and are finding economic returns on efforts

CWMA Welcomes New Board Members for 2016-2017

CWMA Welcomes New Board Members for 2016-2017

Victoria, BC — The Coast Waste Management Association (CWMA), a membership association serving the solid waste and recycling industry in coastal British Columbia, are pleased to welcome three new Directors to serve a two year term and help guide the association in the coming years. “The board represents the diversity

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