Tag: waste management company

A company the specializes in the collection, transportation, and disposal of garbage, sewage, and other waste products. Waste management encompasses management of all processes and resources for proper handling of waste materials, from maintenance of waste transport trucks and dumping facilities to compliance with health codes and environmental regulations.

A Finger on the Pulse of Collection Operations

A Finger on the Pulse of Collection Operations

There’s an old saying in the solid waste industry that a waste management company does not make money by picking waste up, so much as it does by putting it back down again. That is to say, the labor-intensive act of collecting waste is not as profitable as capital-intensive disposal

Women in Waste

Women in Waste

That was the title of the cover article in our July/August issue of MSW Management, an unfortunate decision on my part because the article as assigned and submitted by the author was titled “Women Behind the Wheel,” focusing on the line worker group that comprise but a bare fraction of

The Robot Garbage Collectors Are Coming

The Robot Garbage Collectors Are Coming

The Volvo Group released a video of a fun little experiment late last week: an effort to destroy the livelihoods of garbage collectors as we know them.

Well, not quite. According to the students who worked on the Robot-based Autonomous Refuse handling (or ROAR) project, their self-driving, garbage-collecting prototype is just

Cleanaway Selects BHS for Large Single Stream Recycling System

Cleanaway Selects BHS for Large Single Stream Recycling System

Perth, Western Australia – June 28, 2016 – – Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd has selected US-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, engineer, manufacture and install a 50 tonne-per-hour (tph) Single Stream Recycling system at the company’s new Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Perth. The highly-automated system is scheduled to

Advanced Disposal Announces Changes To Board Of Directors

Advanced Disposal Announces Changes To Board Of Directors

PONTE VEDRA, Fla., (Jan. 29, 2016) – Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, today announced changes to its board of directors. Sergio Pedreiro is appointed to the board of directors for Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. while both Wilson Quintella Filho and Charles C. Appleby have resigned in connection with

Renew Bahamas Opens Country’s First Recycling Plant

Renew Bahamas Opens Country’s First Recycling Plant

NASSAU, Bahamas (June 2nd, 2015) Renew Bahamas officially launched its brand new state-of-the-art Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) Thursday May 28th, marking the beginning of a new era in waste management in The Bahamas.

Prime Minister The Rt. Hon. Perry Christie officially commissioned the new facility—the first of its kind for the

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