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.

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%...

Apr 17, 2014, 16:05 ET

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...

Apr 16, 2014, 08:30 ET

Food Industry Alliance Publishes Toolkit for Reducing Food Waste

Today an alliance of food manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food...

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 25, 2014, 12:38 ET
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Waste Connections Announces Dates For First Quarter 2014 Earnings Release And Upcoming Investor Presentations

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

Mar 24, 2014, 14:36 ET

Specialty Waste Operating Partners Acquires Majority Interest in Susquehanna Services, Rapidly Growing Energy Services Platform

 Specialty Waste Operating Partners, L.P. ("SWOP"), a private investment group focused on opportunities in fluid handling, treatment, reuse and...

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...

Feb 10, 2014, 16:05 ET

Waste Connections Reports Fourth Quarter Results And Provides 2014 Outlook

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today announced its results for the fourth quarter of 2013.  Revenue totaled $485.9 million, an 8.3%...

Feb 06, 2014, 10:30 ET
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RiverRoad Waste Solutions Introduces Enhanced Client Portal Technology myRoad 2.0™

 RiverRoad Waste Solutions Inc. announces the release of myRoad 2.0™, an enhancement of its industry-leading operational analytics and...

Jan 28, 2014, 16:15 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 share...

Jan 20, 2014, 09:42 ET
Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, provides comprehensive medical waste solutions including collection, transfer, transportation, recycling, waste reduction, sharps management, disposal, and consulting services to hospitals, medical offices, pharmacies and other healthcare providers. www.curtisbaymws.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services)

Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services Continues To Expand Its Geographic Footprint With The Merger And Acquisition Of Culver Enterprises

 Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services (www.curtisbaymws.com), a growing and fully integrated medical waste services company, announced that it...

Jan 15, 2014, 09:51 ET

National Institute of Health Remains Committed To Sustainable Medical Waste-to-Energy Technology

The National Institute of Health ("NIH"), the nation's largest biomedical research institution, will utilize Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services...