Waste Management

June 24, 2019

Landfill opponents approve rāhui for Dome Valley site in north Auckland

An environmental rāhui will be placed on the site of a potential landfill next weekend in a bid to stop the contentious project going ahead. The […]
June 24, 2019

‘Repeated graft allegations demoralise officials’

Tired of constant allegations over corruption in buying mechanical sweepers, fake auto tippers, mini-transfer stations (MTSs), officials from the solid waste management (SWM) department are contemplating […]
June 18, 2019

Houston city council OKs $5.9M for new garbage trucks, solid waste vehicles

The city long has grappled with labor shortages and an aging garbage and recycling fleet.Photo: Godofredo A. Vásquez, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer Houston city council on […]
June 18, 2019

Fewer shopping trips, nights out and car repairs hit Northern Ireland economy

Increase in drugs and tobacco production and recycling activity Fewer shopping trips, nights out on the town and cars not breaking down was blamed for a […]
June 18, 2019

Garbage men save puppy from being crushed in dumpster

A pair of Waste Management employees are being hailed heroes after discovering a puppy inside a dumpster and saving her from a horrific fate. Waste Management […]
June 18, 2019

These “Safe Haven” Stocks Aren’t Worth the Cost Today

Investors favor necessity businesses that can weather difficult times. But these safe haven stocks are too expensive today. The market is near all-time highs, with the […]
June 18, 2019

10 Stocks That Every 30-Year-Old Should Buy and Hold Forever

By the age of 30, you should already have nearly a decade’s worth of retirement savings under your belt. If you don’t, you’re not alone. A […]
June 18, 2019

Fire at Augusta church likely caused by electrical problem

A fire that severely damaged a church Thursday was likely caused by an electrical problem, according to the Augusta Fire Department. The fire at Windsor Heights […]
June 18, 2019

Concerns over Waste Management’s massive dump polluting Kaipara Harbour

Fight the Tip, Save the Dome protesters along state highway 1 ahead of a rahui scheduled to be put in place this morning. Photo / Supplied […]
June 18, 2019

3 Stocks Warren Buffett Would Love

If you’re interested in making money in the market, you could do far worse than to seek out the types of companies that the world’s greatest […]
May 23, 2019

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England

 Plastic straws will still be made available for people with disabilities. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next […]
May 11, 2019

This bike path in the Netherlands is made from plastic waste

A second bike path is expected to open in the northeastern Dutch village of Giethoorn in November. Dutch cyclists rode down the world’s first bike path […]
May 10, 2019

Courtenay Fish and Game members pitch in on annual spring cleaning effort

Due to the unusual low lake level this spring, members noticed and removed pieces of old metal from the watershed. The items were from logging activity […]
May 10, 2019

Kentucky declares state of emergency over construction waste in Blue Lick Creek

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Kentucky has declared a state of emergency after construction waste from a Louisville road project ended up in a Bullitt County creek. […]
May 10, 2019

State issues draft fee structure, rules for recreational marijuana industry

(BDN) — Just days after marijuana enthusiasts celebrated their favorite vice on 4/20, the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy posted draft rules for the state’s coming […]
May 10, 2019

Better Buy: Waste Management vs. Republic Services

We place these trash titans head-to-head to see which is worthy of a place in your portfolio. North America’s two top garbage collection companies — Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Republic […]
May 1, 2019

Lexington Recycling Center temporarily shutdown due to equipment failure

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s recycling center is temporarily shut down because of a gearbox motor failure on the facility’s main conveyor belt. The center is shut […]
May 1, 2019

Garbage generation reduced, claims BMC

As per the department, the city now generates around 6900 MT garbage per day. This figure was 7200 MT in the beginning of the year. The […]
May 1, 2019

vNepal’s plastic problem mirrors SE Asian economies’ challenges, but it can change its narrative

Plastic dumped along the hillside in Kathmandu. (Source: Abhimanyu Chakravorty) For decades, low awareness and a near dysfunctional waste management system has resulted in litter either […]
May 1, 2019

Plastic in the North Atlantic has tripled since the 1960s

A scientific study measuring plankton accidentally recorded a decades-long rise in plastic pollution. IN 1957 IT was a piece of trawling twine commonly used for fishing. In […]