Waste Management News, Tips, & Tricks Blog
Are you getting the best prices for your waste management services? Do you believe there is a way to reduce your costs but you lack the time or resources to find out how? Are you tired of your waste management service costs increasing?
If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, your business could benefit from an experienced waste broker. Waste brokering services help take the guesswork out of streamlining your waste management services.(more…)
Recycling has benefited many communities by reducing waste and preserving the environment. The process of collecting and processing materials instead of throwing them away involves a cycle of materials collection, sortation, and re-conversion back to raw materials.
These materials are then used by manufacturing companies to make new products. These items can be integrated into other products or sold individually on the consumer market. Nowadays, virtually anything can be recycled. The bottles you consume water from, newspapers you read, and t-shirts you wear are just a few examples of items made from recycled materials.(more…)
For many years, China grew to become the world’s largest importer of recyclable materials. The rise of single-stream recycling in the U.S., which saves Americans the headache of sorting their recyclables, passed the headache on to Chinese processors. As a result, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment cited environmental damage caused by "dirty wastes or even hazardous wastes" mixed in with solid waste that can be recycled into raw materials. The country has now placed strict standards for what it will and will not accept from other countries. In one fell swoop, China essentially changed the entire world market.(more…)