Tag: solid waste management

Solid waste management is a subset of waste management, dealing principally with non-hazardous, non-aqueous residential, commercial, and industrial material discards.

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 Economics of Recycling in the US—Can It Pay for Itself?

The Economics of Recycling in the US—Can It Pay for Itself?

Has recycling in the United States stalled? How dire is the situation? Industry executives have argued force­fully that prices for recycling commodities have largely fallen to the point over the past several years that it is not economical for them to process recyclables and market them to largely Asian markets,

Call for Speakers

Call for Speakers

Southern California Waste Management Forum: 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibits, November 8, 2017. Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center, Pomona, CA

SCWMF Call for Speakers

SCWMF Call for Speakers

Southern California Waste Management Forum
2017 Annual Conference and Exhibits
November 8, 2017
Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center, Pomona, CA
The Southern California Waste Management Forum (Forum) is a nonprofit, tax exempt organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of the interrelationship between waste management practices and the environment.  The Forum’s Annual Conference

SWANA News

SWANA News

Two Safety-Oriented Companies Join SWANA’s Affinity Program
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce two additions to its growing affinity program, Blue Ridge Services, Inc. and Eureco Health Solutions.

Both local governments and private sector companies will benefit from taking advantage of SWANA’s affinity relationship with these

Money Talks

Money Talks

In the November/December 2016 edition, we summarized a few leading issues in solid waste financial planning. Due to the length of the article, we were unable to cover a few topics that have bubbled up to the surface during the course of some recent financial studies. Here are a few

The Collection Revolution

The Collection Revolution

“We are at the epicenter of the Big Data revolution,” notes Kelly Frey, vice president of product marketing at Telogis. “We are excited about using these insights to help our end users transform the way they are doing business and even develop new business models.”

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