Across The Wire

  1. Waste Connections Comments On Status Of Chiquita Canyon Landfill Permit
    4/20/2017

    Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today commented on the status of the permit extension and expansion for its Chiquita Canyon Landfill in southern California

  2. Envision Plastics Commits To Removing 10 Million Pounds Of Plastic At Risk Of Polluting Our Oceans Using Qualified Sourcing Partners
    4/19/2017

    Envision Plastics is excited to announce a goal of preventing up to ten million pounds of plastic at risk of polluting our oceans, equivalent to approximately seventy million one gallon milk jugs, over the next two years

  3. RecycleSmart Transforms Waste Management Nationwide With New Operations In Toronto
    4/19/2017

    RecycleSmart, a leading provider of waste and recycling management services in Canada, announced today the opening of its Toronto office marking continued growth in the business and need for sustainable waste and recycle management services in new markets

  4. Recycle DSM Program Expansion Brings 42 New Bins To Downtown Des Moines
    4/18/2017

    Recycle DSM (Des Moines), a partnership between the City of Des Moines and Operation Downtown, announced today the addition of 42 new recycling bins for Downtown. The new bins will be placed in the Historic East Village and the Western Gateway

  5. Recycling Contaminates Plastic Children's Toys With Toxic Chemicals From Electronic Waste, Says IPEN And Arnika
    4/17/2017

    A new global survey finds that recycling plastics containing toxic flame retardant chemicals found in electronic waste results in contamination of the world's best-selling toy. Ironically, the chemical contaminants can damage the nervous system and reduce intellectual capacity but are found in Rubik's Cubes – a puzzle toy designed to exercise the mind

  6. ecycleNYC Program To Expand Curbside Pickups
    4/13/2017

    In a press conference held earlier this week by New York City Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), it was announced that the curbside e-waste pickups that are part of the City’s groundbreaking ecycleNYC (www.nyc.gov/ecycle) program in Staten Island, will be expanding to other boroughs beginning this fall

  7. Alliance Bio-Products, Inc. Secures Processed Vegetative Waste Agreement With Indian River County
    4/12/2017

    Alliance Bio-Products, Inc. (Bio-Products), a subsidiary of Alliance BioEnergy Plus, Inc. (OTCQB: ALLM), today announced that it has entered into an option agreement with the Indian River County solid waste disposal district for the securement of its processed vegetative waste

  8. Enerkem Achieves All Production Milestones At Its Edmonton Biofuel Facility
    4/11/2017

    Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today that its first full-scale commercial facility, located in Edmonton, Alberta, has met all operational milestones set by its senior lender Integrated Asset Management (IAM)

  9. Beef Checkoff Launches Food Waste Challenge
    4/10/2017

    In recognition of Earth Day later this month, the Beef Checkoff is challenging consumers to #WasteLess with our 30 Day Food Waste Challenge. Although beef is one of the least wasted commodities produced in the U.S., at around 20 percent of edible product going to waste, consumers could help improve beef sustainability by 10 percent simply cutting that waste in half

  10. Edible Utensils Can Cut Out Foodservice Waste And Pollution, Says Infiniti Research
    4/4/2017

    The rise of fast food, fast casual restaurants, and takeout services is leading to an increase in disposable utensils, including forks, spoons, knives, and chopsticks; according to Infiniti Research, the global foodservice disposables market will grow at a rate of more than 6% until 2021