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Stericycle: Protecting What Matters

Managing medical and hazardous waste in an environmentally sound and cost-effective manner, Stericycle’s focus has been to keep on top of changing regulations, provide disposal infrastructures, and be a strong partner while putting customers first.


Engines: A Proactive Approach to Idling Engines

Engine idling can have a significant impact for waste fleets, especially those operating in unique, urban conditions. By selecting a lubricant that can perform in these conditions to provide enhanced protection for heavy-duty engines, waste fleet managers improve the reliability of their fleet while reducing any unplanned downtime.


Facilities Planning and Design: Important Things to Take into Consideration When Building Your Project Timeline

What are the individual phases? Who should be involved in the project and phases? What type of timeline and budget do you need for even a small design and construction project?


Recycling: 5 Ways Reusable Recycling Bags Make Recycling Easy for Multi-Unit Tenants

Reusable recycling bags are to tenants of multi-family homes and apartment complexes what recycling bins are to single-family homes. The simplicity of the design streamlines the process, saves on space, stands up to regular use, and is completely customizable to fit the needs of different property management facilities or municipalities while also providing a cost-effective solution.


Fleet Management: By the Numbers: Smart Fleets are the Smart Choice

Examining the ROI of a smart fleet management system.


Trucks: Determining What Type of Decals Are Best for Your Vehicles

In the refuse environment, decals done right can enhance and promote your brand for five to 10 years without the need for costly replacements.


Waste Conversion: The Benefits of Onsite Heat and Power Generation

As the demand for finite resources increases, there will be a greater need for food companies to demonstrate sustainability across all areas of their business. Onsite AD, where full use is made of both the heat and power generated by waste materials, offers an obvious solution.


Landfills: The Environmental Impact of Birds in Landfills

When birds settle into our landfills, it is a danger not only to them, but also to the environment. Thankfully, there are measures both citizens and landfill managers can put in place to reduce this growing problem.


Waste Incineration: A Holistic Approach to Waste Reduction

Asia’s growing economies will generate increasing amounts of waste, which requires a proper and environmentally safe disposal. According to the World Bank, municipal solid waste (MSW) generation is going to double by 2025, keeping in mind that OECD countries are still producing the majority of that waste. In Asia, the current average waste generation is approximately 0.9 kg/capita/day and is set to increase to 1.5 kg/capita/day within the next 10 years as standards of living and consumption rise. The waste disposal in this region will be one of the major challenges for decades to come.


Material Handler Case Study: The Advantages of a Stationary Electric Material Handler

Running an electric machine, as opposed to a diesel machine typically cuts operational in half and maintenance costs to less than half.


Event Wrap-Up: WASTECON® 2018: Looking Back on Sound Ideas and Innovation in Solid Waste Management

Visionary speakers, industry experts and cutting-edge companies came together to explore “Sound Ideas” in waste management at WASTECON® 2018, prompting new perspectives and infusing solid waste and recycling professionals with the creativity to solve their toughest challenges.


Landfill Case Study: Building Waste Capacity

Partnership creates cost-effective, environmentally-sound landfill solution.

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