Tag: solid waste

Municipal solid waste (MSW), commonly known as trash or garbage in the U.S. and as refuse or rubbish in the UK, is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded by the public. “Garbage” can also refer specifically to food waste, as in a garbage disposal; the two are sometimes collected separately.

SWANA Urges China to Delay Implementation of Import Restrictions

SWANA Urges China to Delay Implementation of Import Restrictions

Filing with WTO Details Impacts on Recycling in U.S. and Canada, Questions Validity of Proposed Standards, and Seeks Meeting with China MEP

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has submitted comments to the World Trade Organization urging China to delay implementation of its waste import

A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It

Public agencies in California’s Los Angeles basin have been stepping up their game to limit what enters the street stormwater system to nothing more than water. This includes deployment of full- and partial-protection devices installed within curb inlets, catch basins, and the adjacent stormwater infrastructure to screen incoming water flow

A Lump of Coal for Christmas

A Lump of Coal for Christmas

As we near the end of the year, we continue to keep our eyes on the latest developments regarding the China waste ban. By staying on top of any changes, our reactions and decisions will be informed.

Of course, the Solid Waste Association of North America is meticulously monitoring the situation,

Meridian Waste Solutions Announces $1.925 Million Registered Direct Offering

Meridian Waste Solutions Announces $1.925 Million Registered Direct Offering

ATLANTA, GA (Accesswire) – November 30, 2017:  Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRDN) (“Meridian Waste” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, today announced that it entered into securities purchase agreements with certain accredited investors in connection with a registered direct offering of an aggregate of

Fundamentally Safe and Sound

Fundamentally Safe and Sound

A good coach will continue to preach the importance of good fundamentals. Even if all the practice and drilling starts to wear thin or get repetitive, that coach will stick to his guns and keep pushing those fundamentals. When it comes to safety, the Solid Waste Association of North America

Reliable Power from Reliable Fuel

Reliable Power from Reliable Fuel

The US economic infrastructure depends heavily on the use of energy. Fuel diversity helps mitigate fuel risk for businesses, consumers, and industries against factors like price fluctuations, delivery infrastructure problems, new environmental policies, and regulations.

SWANA Urges Support for Recycling on America Recycles Day

SWANA Urges Support for Recycling on America Recycles Day

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) proudly supports America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful, on November 15, 2017.

America Recycles Day annually promotes and celebrates recycling culture in the United States. SWANA and its members are committed supporters and advocates of

SWANA Responds to BLS 2016 Industry Injury & Illness Data

SWANA Responds to BLS 2016 Industry Injury & Illness Data

Collection Injury Rate Declines, while Landfill & MRF Injuries Increased

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased by the decline in the frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees, but is concerned by the increase in injuries and illnesses for workers at

The Year in Preview

The Year in Preview

As we near the end of the calendar year, it’s sometimes tradition for a publication to take stock of major events, issues, or news that have transpired over the past 12 months and reminisce with the “Year in Review.” I’ve been contemplating it for this space, at this time. But

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