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  1. Brewer Science Closer To Zero-Landfill Status With 'Big Blue' Compactor That Turns Waste Into Electricity

    It's big, it's blue, and it's preventing approximately 30 tons of waste materials from winding up in a landfill every year. Brewer Science today announced its latest initiative to achieve and maintain zero-landfill status: a giant blue trash compactor that turns garbage into electricity

  2. Covanta Partners With RecycleForce For Jobs To Operate Advanced Recycling Center In Indianapolis

    Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, and RecycleForce, an innovative provider of recycling services for residents and corporate clients, today announced a partnership to staff operations at the Covanta Advanced Recycling Center in Indianapolis set to break ground in 2015 with a planned opening in 2016

  3. Stricter Regulatory Enforcement Will Open Up Asia-Pacific Hazardous Waste Management Market

    Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific hazardous waste management market vary across the region as many countries continue to send most of their locally produced hazardous waste to non-sanitary landfills

  4. TRC And Waupaca Foundry Win ACEC Awards For Wisconsin Beneficial Reuse Project

    TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), along with its client Waupaca Foundry, Inc. (WFI), announced today that they have won an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Award in the state of Wisconsin, as well as a National ACEC Engineering Excellence Recognition Award for their project, which promotes the re-use of by-products to enhance the sustainability of WFI's landfill

  5. Cargill Hazleton Meat Plant Spurns Garbage Trucks; Becomes Company's First Verified Landfill-Free Facility

    Garbage trucks no longer stop at the Cargill meat processing facility in Hazleton, Pa., because the 225,000-square-foot plant that sits on a 40-acre site, employs 600 people and produces more than 10 million pounds of beef, pork and ground meat products monthly, sends nothing to landfills

  6. Upstate Renewable Energy Project To Power 1,800 Homes

    Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today its newest landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at the Upstate Regional Landfill in Union County. The renewable energy project consists of two reciprocating combustion engines that generate 3,200 kilowatts of energy for the local electric grid, or enough electricity to power more than 1,800 area homes

  7. WCA Waste Corporation Announces Recent Core Market Acquisitions

    WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid-waste services company, announced today it has completed several acquisitions in its core markets and divested of its waste-by-rail business in Ohio and Massachusetts

  8. Rubbermaid Commercial Products Introduces Slim Jim Step-On Containers

    Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), the leader in innovative, solutions-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide, announces the release of Slim Jim® Step-On refuse containers, the newest addition to RCP's hands-free waste management portfolio

  9. MHIEC Receives Order To Refurbish Core Component Of Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Facility In Hiroshima Prefecture

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, to refurbish the core equipment of its municipal solid waste (MSW) incineration plant

  10. EPA Proposes Mass. Hazardous Waste Site To Superfund’s National Priorities List

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a Franklin, Mass. hazardous waste site to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites