A New Recycling Learning Curve

| A handful of friends and I usually get together for a weekly Trivia Night at our local watering hole. At our most recent cerebral competition, as we were placing our drink orders, one of our teammates asked for a glass of water without a straw. Immediately, multiple conversations broke out about the banning of plastic ... READ MORE

New Goodyear Waste Haul Retread Offers Long Miles to Removal, Enhanced Traction

| Goodyear Endurance WHD is part of Goodyear’s Total Solution for waste haul fleets and the newest addition to Goodyear’s portfolio of waste haul products  AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2018 –  Waste haul fleets that want to optimize their tire investment through retreading have a new option with the Goodyear Endurance WHD. Engineered to provide enhanced traction ... READ MORE

It All Adds Up

| I remember when I first started college. At the time, I was so sick of school that I announced proudly and quite emphatically to my parents that I was going to get through college in three and a half years. And I was able to do it. After about six years, I finally used the ... READ MORE

Wait…What?

| Throw away your plastic bags. They say it’s okay. There’s no need to choose which bin is the appropriate one for them. There’s no need to stockpile them for future use. They say this is now the “new normal.” “They” is the County of Santa Barbara on California’s Central Coast. This is from an article ... READ MORE

180 Dump Trucks

| According to WUNC public radio, Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill near the North Carolina coast. The breach displaced about 2,000 cubic yards of ash. That’s enough ash to fill about 180 dump trucks. Officials are still trying to figure out ... READ MORE

Everyone Speaking the Same Language

| I was once at a wedding that included guests from the Philippines, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, and the US. At one point in the celebration, the music stopped and the large room filled with hundreds of voices speaking multiple languages. It was interesting to me when I would hear a word in one language that was ... READ MORE

Wilson!

| If you don’t remember the movie Cast Away, here’s a brief synopsis. Tom Hanks is stranded on an uninhabited tropical island following a plane crash. As he struggles to survive, a Wilson brand volleyball washes ashore. The castaway paints a face on the ball and names it “Wilson.” Wilson becomes a cherished friend. The castaway ... READ MORE

Lights…Camera…MRF Summit!

| One of the more anticipated keynote presentations at this year’s WASTECON in Nashville, TN, was the MRF Summit. The high-powered panel included Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) executive director and CEO, David Biderman; Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI) president, Robin Wiener; and the associate director of corporate research and development at ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces New Technical Policy for Measuring Recycling

| Promoting a Consistent Methodology to Use Across the Recycling Industry Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) International Board unanimously approved a new technical policy citing the need for entities to measure recycling progress and encouraging the development of a consistent methodology. Although the historic measure for recycling has been ... READ MORE

Mission: Possible Demo Day 2018

| Rotochopper’s Demo Day 2018 is just around the corner. This year Demo Day will feature the latest innovations that Rotochopper has to offer, including the recently launched, B-66 L Series, and Demo Day is your chance to see it in action. The New B-66 L Series is engineered to take on your toughest grinding applications ... READ MORE

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