Tag: waste management companies

Waste management is all those activities and action required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the legal and regulatory framework the relates to waste management encompassing guidance on recycling etc.

Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry

Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry

Not unlike other industries, the solid waste industry has, in recent years, embarked on a quest to include “smart technologies” in everyday processes and programs. The objective for most municipalities and private haulers is fulfill the mantra: providing services cheaper, quicker, and better to their customers.

The Ins and Outs, On and Offs of Attachments

The Ins and Outs, On and Offs of Attachments

Form follows function when it comes to attachments. As hydraulic excavators have evolved, replacing the cable shovels of yesterday, sophisticated, groundbreaking buckets have followed suit. Whether you need a digging implement for soft soil, which requires short, blunt teeth, or something that’s going to penetrate through rock and frost that

Hauler CEOs Discuss “Broken” Curbside Recycling Model

Hauler CEOs Discuss “Broken” Curbside Recycling Model

June 9, 2015 Leaders at four of the country’s largest waste management companies told attendees of last week’s Waste Expo conference America’s curbside recycling system is in need of a dramatic overhaul.

While lending tentative optimism toward the waste industry as a whole, participants of the “Heavy Hitters” panel stressed curbside

MSW and the Promise of Biotechnology

On average, the top eight countries in Europe for landfill diversion (Germany, Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway) are putting just 2% of their solid wastes into landfills.

Extended Producer Responsibility: An Opportunity, Not a Threat

Extended producer responsibility (EPR)is based on the principle that producers of a product take responsibility for the end-of-life management of their products. [1] In practice, this means that producers would be responsible for collecting and recycling their products and packaging once they have reached their end-of-life stage. In essence, producers

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