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Collection Containers for Organic Waste

Collection Containers for Organic Waste

At least five states have imposed bans prohibiting the disposal of organics in landfills. Some states and cities imposed mandatory organic waste recycling laws that target generators of anywhere from 1 ton of food waste per week to 104 tons of food waste or more per year.

TERRACYCLE ADDS MEDWASTE TO RECYCLING PROGRAMS

TERRACYCLE ADDS MEDWASTE TO RECYCLING PROGRAMS

Sharps become the latest difficult-to-recycle material the company will process

TRENTON, N.J., (August 8, 2018) – Medical waste (in the form of used sharps) has become the latest difficult-to-recycle recycling program at TerraCycle, as the company continues to add waste streams to its product list.  Utilizing EPA-approved sterilization technology, the company

Gaining Traction

Gaining Traction

Tires are among a solid waste fleet’s biggest investments, points out Sanjay Nayakwadi, director, product strategy, commercial marketing, Bridgestone Americas.

Compact Excavators and Their Advantages

Compact Excavators and Their Advantages

Designed to fill the gap left by their full-size counterparts, compact excavators can be—and are—used in a wide variety of applications. “When space is limited or efficiency is the priority, compact excavators can handle any type of excavation job on a smaller scale, including trenching, grading, material handling, and operating

The Latest Technology in Compactors and Balers

The Latest Technology in Compactors and Balers

Whether it’s going to a landfill or a recycling facility, waste must be compacted and packaged for easier handling and efficient transportation to its destination. The compressed material takes up less space, thus reducing the number of trips needed, resulting in cost savings and reduced greenhouse gas emissions from transport

High Tech Baling

High Tech Baling

Whether it’s going to a landfill or a recycling facility, waste must be compacted and packaged for easier handling and efficient transportation to its destination. The compressed material takes up less space, thus reducing the number of trips needed, resulting in cost savings and reduced greenhouse gas emissions from transport

Form and Function

Form and Function

“Form follows function” is a basic rule of architecture, engineering, and industrial design. Transfer trailers serve a specific function. Their large hauling capacities make it financially feasible to transport large quantities of waste over long distances. This allows for the construction and operation of larger, regional landfills replacing dozens of

Speeding Up Weigh Ins

Speeding Up Weigh Ins

Moving solid waste in and out of facilities quickly is highly valued within an industry that frowns upon any excess amount of downtime involved in the necessary weighing process. Even more detrimental than lengthy weighing is inaccurate weighing.

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