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Proper disposition of a discarded or discharged material in accordance with local environmental guidelines or laws.

SWANA News

SWANA News

Savings to Make You Smile: SWANA’s Program of Preferred Providers
SWANA announced the debut of a new affinity program at WASTECON® 2016 in August, and since then, the program has grown rapidly with three vendors added in the last three months. This program offers a preferred provider lineup where members can take

SWANA News

SWANA News

WASTECON® 2016:  Learning and Leadership Take the Midwest
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) welcomed nearly 2,000 industry professionals to downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, for its largest annual conference of the year. If you were unable to attend, you missed an exciting event that brought two organizations into a shared

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Opens a New MRF Provided by Machinex

Lakeshore Recycling Systems Opens a New MRF Provided by Machinex

March 16thth, 2016 – Plessisville, Canada – Lakeshore Recycling Systems officially opened their new material recovery facility in Forest View, IL. The single stream system, in operation for only three weeks, was designed, engineered, manufactured, and installed by Machinex. Receiving 110,000 tons per year of residential and commercial material from

A Different Kind of Operation

A Different Kind of Operation

When most people think of waste collection, they think of the weekly waste pickup at the curb outside the home. For most of us, the typical waste collection truck loaded by men picking up individual trash cans and dumping them in the back of the truck is all there is

BioHiTech Global Appoints Brian C. Essman Chief Financial Officer

BioHiTech Global Appoints Brian C. Essman Chief Financial Officer

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., November 4, 2015 — BioHiTech Global, Inc. (OTC: BHTG) (the “Company”), a provider of innovative food waste disposal solutions, announced today the appointment of Brian C. Essman as Chief Financial Officer.

Essman has over 20 years of financial management experience, starting as a CPA with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a

Saving on Sustainability

While many US companies are making swift moves toward eco-friendliness to boost their corporate images or because they truly care, many others simply have to because of the nature of their businesses or ever-stricter environmental regulation. For instance, the daily operations of energy and manufacturing companies’ already necessitate monitoring of output and

Carting Away Food Waste

Food waste has long been something mixed in with the regular trash being put out on the street each week. But things are starting to change on a wider basis, away from that model. In Canada, a much larger segment of the population than in the US has been more

NW&RA Strongly Disagrees with Franchising Commercial Waste in NYC

NEW YORK (Sept. 23, 2014) – The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) strongly disagrees with a recommendation in a Citizens Budget Commission (CBC) report to franchise commercial waste in New York City. NW&RA believes there would not be any cost savings, noting the CBC does not adequately explain how

The Changing World of Collection and Transfer

The Changing World of Collection and Transfer

MSW collection services typically represent the most expensive element of the solid waste system ( Managing Municipal Solid Waste Collection Systems , SWANA, 2009). Given this fact, MSW collection systems offer significant opportunities for communities and MSW collection firms to explore improvements and innovations that can have a dramatic impact

Pumping Up for Bulky Waste

Not all trash is small, fitting into a can, cart, or bag. Dead shrubs or tree limbs can be heavy; furniture and appliances wear out, and are discarded. With this year’s digital TV transition, more haulers are seeing various-sized analog televisions at the curb-which, unlike some furniture and white goods,

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