News from national waste A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Dec 11, 2014, 05:00 ET

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 12/11

 Suggested 2015 resolutions, nano-gold, landfills, assisted living, oil, mortgages, insurance war on small business; this week on MoneyTV with...

Sep 29, 2014, 10:27 ET

17 Groups Urge NRC To Halt Licensing, Relicensing Of 23 Reactors Due To Failure To Address 2012 Court Ruling

 Firing a shot over the bow of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), 17 groups today took a necessary first step to seeking federal court...

Apr 21, 2014, 17:15 ET
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American Recycling Habits Have Room for Improvement, National Waste & Recycling Association Survey Finds

Curbside recycling is available to more than half of American adults, but the public could benefit from additional education on what can be...

Apr 03, 2014, 13:33 ET
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Keep Spring Cleaning Green with Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Tips

 Spring has finally arrived after a challenging winter, and for many Americans that means beginning the annual rite of Spring Cleaning. Nearly...

Mar 14, 2014, 16:36 ET
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Solid Waste Industry Pleased with Indiana Recycling Legislation

Indiana will soon begin reporting the annual volume of recyclable materials diverted from landfills, as legislation (H.B. 1183) authored by State...

Mar 10, 2014, 10:18 ET
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U.S. EPA's Latest Municipal Solid Waste Data Demonstrates America's Evolving Waste Stream

 The National Waste & Recycling Association (Waste & Recycling) today offered additional insight into the Environmental Protection...

Jan 08, 2014, 07:00 ET
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National Waste & Recycling Association survey finds most Americans would compost if it was more convenient in their community

Majority not OK with waste management cost increase to support composting  New survey data suggests that Americans would be open to...

Nov 20, 2013, 15:00 ET
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Waste and Recycling Trade Group Announces New Name, Brand

New Name Reflects Industry in Transition, Communicates Importance and Benefits of Waste Handling The Washington, D.C.-based trade group that...

Oct 25, 2013, 13:06 ET

NSWMA Opposes New York City Transfer Station Capacity Reduction Bill

Will Increase Costs, Adversely Impact Investment, Jobs and Other Neighborhoods  Today, representatives of the National Solid Wastes...

Sep 03, 2013, 16:26 ET

New York City Proposes Increase to Maximum Waste Hauling Rates

NSWMA Pleased BIC Recognizes Regular Rate Cap Increases Are Necessary  The New York City Business Integrity Commission (BIC) proposed a...

Jul 24, 2013, 16:46 ET

NSWMA Applauds City Council's Passage of Cardboard Theft Bill

NYC City Council Votes to Protect Recycled Materials from Scavenging WASHINGTON, July 24, 2013  Today, the New York City Council approved...

May 08, 2013, 13:32 ET

NSWMA, Dallas Settle Flow Control Lawsuit

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several waste haulers and the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) have...

Apr 18, 2013, 18:09 ET

Waste and Recycling Industry Innovation Makes Positive Greenhouse Gas Trend Possible

The waste and recycling industry is continuing to reduce its release of greenhouse gases – even as waste volumes increase, according to the...

Apr 18, 2013, 18:08 ET

Wisconsin Bill Would Encourage Drivers to Slow Down Around Garbage Trucks

Inspired by a sanitation worker who lost his leg in an accident, lawmaker introduces reforms State Representative John Jagler (R-Watertown)...

Feb 22, 2013, 11:51 ET

Solid Waste and Recycling Industry Group Supports Legislation That Would Reduce Solid Waste Management Costs in Missouri

Proposed Legislation Would Reduce Government Bureaucracy and Lower Fees The Missouri Chapter of the National Solid Wastes Management...

Jan 16, 2013, 17:55 ET

Solid Waste and Recycling Industry Supports Law Enforcement Efforts

Industry has Long Record of Working with Officials to Prevent Ties to Crime The National Solid Wastes Management Associations (NSWMA) today...

Oct 30, 2012, 15:17 ET

Media Availability: National Solid Wastes Management Association's President & CEO Sharon H. Kneiss on Sandy Clean-Up

Solid Waste Services Industry Integral to Clean Up after Natural Disasters Such as Super Storm Sandy  Super storm Sandy ravaged...

Jul 24, 2012, 19:52 ET

NSWMA Applauds NYC Efforts to Break Up Large Scale Recycling Theft Ring

Investigation Nabs Thieves Who Targeted Large Retail Stores throughout New Jersey, Stealing Valuable Cardboard and Selling it at Transfer Stations...

Sep 27, 2011, 19:43 ET

NSWMA Asks: Will Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings Break His Promise Not to Raise Costs for Businesses?

The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) is asking Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to hold firm to his pledge not to raise the cost of...

Sep 19, 2011, 10:54 ET

NSWMA Says Southern Dallas Recycling Proposal Deserves Close Scrutiny

A news release touting a proposed $100 million recycling facility at the McCommas Bluff landfill makes it clear that the developer does not require...