Category Archives: Recycling

Have You Noticed These Waste Management Trends Yet?

Have You Noticed These Waste Management Trends Yet?

From politics to global weather patterns, the year 2017 seems to be a time for fundamental change. Giving way to new practices and increased awareness, the world of waste management is following suit as well. In the same way organic waste, composting, and recycling dominated the conversation in 2016, this year will see a host… Read More…

These 5 Cities Are Falling behind in Waste Solutions

These 5 Cities Are Falling behind in Waste Solutions

Granted, trash is a problem for every city on Earth, but for a select few, it has become an epidemic of grand proportions. An estimated 3 billion people live in urban areas, which makes their production of over 1.3 billion metric tons of annual solid waste a considerable problem, especially given the limited space intrinsic… Read More…

Are Humans the Real Culprit in Toxic Waste?

Are Humans the Real Culprit in Toxic Waste?

Hazardous waste is a major environmental problem. But when most people visualize this threat to the planet, they don’t think about themselves. They likely picture barrels of nuclear chemicals or containers bearing the biohazard insignia. However, by definition, hazardous waste is any poisonous byproduct of our life on earth. It may be caused by farming,… Read More…

Is the World of Waste Management Looking for You?

Is the World of Waste Management Looking for You?

When thinking about careers in waste management, it’s easy to assume the majority of jobs entail sorting through recyclables, manipulating the levers of a massive garbage lift, or driving a collection truck, but the truth is there are actually a lot of other important roles in the industry. Not only do these jobs allow people… Read More…

Is Waste Management in the Military the Real War?

Is Waste Management in the Military the Real War?

Like all nations, the US has experienced military conflicts. As a result, it’s no surprise the issue of waste disposal in the military has become a pertinent topic. Close your eyes and visualize the massive amounts of equipment used by the Army, Navy, Airforce, and Marines – jets, ships, tanks, trucks, hangars, and fueling stations,… Read More…

What You Need to Know About the Environmental Impact of Mardi Gras

What You Need to Know About the Environmental Impact of Mardi Gras

When we think of waste, we typically do not picture a celebration. While visions of garbage trucks rumbling along or bags stuffed with kitchen scraps don’t really evoke a party mood, the two are inextricably linked. Sadly for the planet, the notion of a celebration often involves a lot of solid material that does not… Read More…