When man first created junk, he was soon followed by the first junkman who would take or pay for discarded items and try to make a buck. Thus, the scrap industry was born.
Republic Services, Inc. released its 2014 Sustainability Report, which introduced the company’s sustainability plan – the preservation of a Blue Planet™ – and its five pillars of sustainability: safety, operations, materials management, communities and people.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) renewed the operating permit for Keystone Sanitary Landfill in the boroughs of Dunmore and Throop, Lackawanna County, for another ten years.
A new survey suggests that although most Americans encounter garbage trucks on the road each week, only a third of people slow down near them while nearly 40 percent are actually tempted to speed around them.
In an effort to improve waste recycling in some Illinois communities, a test program is underway at the Flood Brothers Disposal & Recycling Services, headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois’ plant to recycle food waste in an innovative way.
Waste Pro has opened a new state-of-the-art material recycling recovery facility in Ocala, Florida.