News from 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 12, 2014, 12:07 ET
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Colorado Medical Waste Receives 2014 Business Recognition Award for Environmental Sustainability

 Colorado Medical Waste, Inc. was honored at the 10th Annual 2014 Business Recognition Dinner and Award Ceremony on December 4, 2014 at the...

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...

Dec 10, 2014, 15:55 ET

WDO Approves Industry-Led Plan to Increase Paint Recycling in Ontario

Product Care's Industry Stewardship Plan will lead to more recycling convenience for consumers and increased diversion of paints and coatings from...

Nov 18, 2014, 08:40 ET

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Hires E-Waste Security to Shred Computer Hard Drives for NASA

 E-Waste Security is officially announcing their recent hard drive destruction assignment for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA in Los...

Nov 07, 2014, 14:34 ET

Eco Waste Solutions - Named Once Again Defense Energy Technology Challenge Finalist

Deployable Waste to Energy Conversion technology to be presented at the 2014 Defense Energy Summit BURLINGTON, ON, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Eco...

Oct 21, 2014, 16:06 ET
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Waste Connections Announces 13% Increase In Quarterly Cash Dividend And Extends Its Existing Share Repurchase Program

 Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a 13% increase in the regular quarterly cash...

Oct 21, 2014, 16:05 ET
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Waste Connections Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

 Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the third quarter of 2014.  Revenue totaled $546.6 million, an 8.5%...

Oct 15, 2014, 16:26 ET

Waste Pro Completes $579 million Recapitalization

 Waste Pro USA, Inc. (Waste Pro), one of the country's largest privately owned solid waste services companies, has completed a $579 million...

Oct 01, 2014, 16:42 ET
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Bill Caesar Appointed CEO Of WCA Waste Corporation

WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid-waste services company announced today that William  K. Caesar has...

Sep 29, 2014, 14:05 ET

California Governor Jerry Brown Poised to Sign Nation's First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban into Law

California Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign legislation enacting the nation's first statewide ban of single-use plastic shopping bags prior...

Sep 29, 2014, 11:30 ET
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Waste Connections Announces Dates For Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Upcoming Investor Presentation

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter of 2014 after the close of the stock...

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...

Sep 09, 2014, 14:54 ET

Eco Waste Solutions named Defense Energy Technology Challenge Finalist

Deployable Waste to Energy Conversion technology to be presented at the Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit BURLINGTON, ON, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Aug 28, 2014, 15:27 ET

Waste Pro Named 4th Largest Privately Owned Company In Central Florida Region

Waste Pro has been named the fourth largest privately owned company in Central Florida, according to Orlando Business Journal's Golden 100...

Jul 21, 2014, 16:05 ET
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Waste Connections Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

 Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the second quarter of 2014.  Revenue in the second quarter totaled...

Jul 17, 2014, 16:37 ET
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Waste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

 Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.115 per...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:38 ET
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Waste Connections Announces Dates For Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Upcoming Investor Presentations

 Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2014 after the close of the...

May 14, 2014, 16:05 ET

Waste Connections Announces Launch Of Investor Relations App

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced the release of its Investor Relations app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices....

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 21, 2014, 16:05 ET

Waste Connections Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

 Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the first quarter of 2014.  Revenue totaled $481.7 million, a 7.1%...