Category: Environmental

Ferrous scrap prices rise

Ferrous scrap prices rise

Following a steep decline in October and a small rebound in November, ferrous scrap prices have climbed again with a more than $30 per ton gain across the United States in the December buying...

Indiana awards $1.4M in grants to recycling efforts

Indiana awards $1.4M in grants to recycling efforts

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM) Recycling Market Development Programhas awarded 12 organizations with more than $1.4 million in grant funding toward recycling efforts in Indiana. According to a news release from IDEM,...

What to know about landfill safety

What to know about landfill safety

Improved safety is something everyone in the waste sector strives for, but successfully implementing site-specific protocols that generate results is easier said than done. Thanks to the confluence of heavy machinery and a mix...

Advanced Disposal releases third quarter earnings

Advanced Disposal releases third quarter earnings

Advanced Disposal Services Inc., Ponte Vedra, Florida, announced the results of its third quarter earnings Oct. 29. According to the company, Advanced brought in revenue of $419.5 million in the quarter, up from $400.6 million in the same...

Bird control best practices for landfills

Bird control best practices for landfills

Landfill operators know them all too well: quite possibly the most frequent visitors to their sites, birds can be squawky, ravenous mess-makers that often overstay their welcome. The various types of birds that post...