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Carver County, Minn., Seeking New Yard Waste Drop-off Site

2018-01-08 16:19:23| Waste Age

The county is proposing to move the yard waste drop-off site to a parcel of land owned by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on 82nd Street.

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Rio Rancho, N.M., Residents Upset Over Trash Collection Fee Increase

2018-01-08 16:19:23| Waste Age

The citys previous rate for trash collection was just shy of $14 a month, but with the new agreement, customers are now paying $16.70.

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Commercial Customers Submit Thousands of Complaints About L.A.s Franchise System

2018-01-08 16:19:23| Waste Age

Since Los Angeles implemented its new franchise collection system in July 2017, commercial customers have filed more than 28,000 reports of missed collections.

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OSU Receives Grant to Reduce Food Waste in Campus Dining Halls

2018-01-08 16:19:23| Waste Age

With the grant, the university will install LeanPath, a food waste prevention technology that enables commercial kitchens to dramatically reduce food waste and operate more sustainable facilities.

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Republic Services Employee Forms Friendship with Boy with Cancer

2018-01-08 16:19:23| Waste Age

Isaac Williams, who has stage four cancer of his nervous system, has created a special friendship with Rick Neatherlin, a sanitation engineer with Republic Services.

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Casella Waste Systems Completes Two Acquisitions

2018-01-05 15:17:26| Waste Age

Casella believes that these two recent acquisitions put the company on track to meet its acquisition target in 2018.

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Will Cold Weather Push Up Diesel Prices?

2018-01-05 15:17:26| Waste Age

Diesel is made from the same petroleum distillate stock as home heating oil and demand for home heating oil is rapidly increasing.

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Incinerator in Hartford, Conn., Getting $229M Upgrade

2018-01-05 15:17:26| Waste Age

The plan also calls for about 40 percent of the trash currently going to the facility to be recycled instead of burned.

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A Look at an Installation in Madrid, Spain, that Addresses the World's Plastic Waste Problem

2018-01-05 15:17:26| Waste Age

Luzinterruptus designed an installation made from 60,000 recycled bottles for the Luna de Octubre festival in Madrid, Spain.

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Holiday Waste Glut Illustrates the Challenges Posed by Californias Waste Reduction Goals

2018-01-05 15:17:26| Waste Age

A good portion of what should be recyclable gets spoiled because residents arent properly sorting their trash.

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