Waste management

A Step Forward for the Circular Economy: Polymateria Open-sources Recyclability Data to Show First Plastic Material to Be Both Recyclable and Biodegradable

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:52am

Heralding a step forward in the shift to a more circular economy, polyethylene filmcontaining Polymaterias Biotransformation technology has been shown to meet accepted industry protocol for recyclability through independent testing.

Key Points: 
  • Heralding a step forward in the shift to a more circular economy, polyethylene filmcontaining Polymaterias Biotransformation technology has been shown to meet accepted industry protocol for recyclability through independent testing.
  • By uniquely time-controlling when biodegradation will start, Polymaterias technology allows time for recycling to take place before biodegradation is triggered.
  • Through open-sourcing its data, Polymateria invites other companies to work together to build a truly circular economy.
  • The company is looking forward to working with plastic manufacturers, consumer brands and recyclers to unite the value chain and bring the circular economy vision to life.

Power Knot Receives Additional Food Waste Digester Orders for University of Nebraska Lincoln

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Power Knot LLC, the market leader for on site organic waste management solutions announced today that it has received additional orders for LFC biodigesters to the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL).

Key Points: 
  • FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Power Knot LLC, the market leader for on site organic waste management solutions announced today that it has received additional orders for LFC biodigesters to the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL).
  • Combined, the food digesters have diverted over 44,000 kg (98,000 lb) of food waste from landfills and reduced UNL's carbon footprint by 185 tonne of CO2e since installation.
  • Power Knot has eight different sizes that digest from 20 lb (10 kg) per day to 4000 lb (1800 kg) per day of waste food.
  • Power Knot provides safe and economically sound solutions for commercial, industrial, and military customers globally seeking to reduce their carbon footprint.

Ethisphere Announces Waste Management as One of the 2021 World's Most Ethical Companies for the 12th Time

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:28pm

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) was recognized today by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 Worlds Most Ethical Companies .

Key Points: 
  • Waste Management (NYSE:WM) was recognized today by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of the 2021 Worlds Most Ethical Companies .
  • The Worlds Most Ethical Companies honorees continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to the highest values and positively impacting the communities they serve.
  • Congratulations to everyone at Waste Management for earning the Worlds Most Ethical Companies designation.
  • Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America, providing services throughout the United States and Canada.

Casella Waste Systems Recognizes Sustainability Leaders

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:26pm

RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST) is pleased to announce that eight of its customers were recently honored for their leadership in sustainability at the inaugural Casella Sustainability Leadership Award Ceremony.

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  • RUTLAND, Vt., Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CWST) is pleased to announce that eight of its customers were recently honored for their leadership in sustainability at the inaugural Casella Sustainability Leadership Award Ceremony.
  • Winners were chosen by a panel of Casella executives and sustainability experts, including True Zero Waste Advisors, who evaluated each nominee on several criteria.
  • INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Recognizes the Casella customer who is advancing resource sustainability by embracing innovative solutions.
  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc., headquartered in Rutland, Vermont, provides solid waste management services consisting of collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the northeastern United States.

Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:41pm

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.575 per share payable March 26, 2021 to stockholders of record on March 12, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.575 per share payable March 26, 2021 to stockholders of record on March 12, 2021.
  • Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America, providing services throughout the United States and Canada.
  • It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States.
  • To learn more information about Waste Management, visit www.wm.com .

Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. to Hold 2020 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Conference Call

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 3:48am

Interested parties can listen to the audio webcast available through our company website, http://crystal-clean.com/investor-relations/ , and can participate on the call by dialing (833) 968-1975.

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  • Interested parties can listen to the audio webcast available through our company website, http://crystal-clean.com/investor-relations/ , and can participate on the call by dialing (833) 968-1975.
  • After dialing the number, you will be required to provide the following passcode before being joined to the conference call: 1354827.
  • Our service programs include parts cleaning, containerized waste management, used oil collection, vacuum truck, waste antifreeze collection and recycling and field services.
  • Through our antifreeze program we recycle spent antifreeze and produce and market a full line of virgin-quality antifreeze products.

BYT Holdings Announces Closing of Strategic Investment

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 9:15pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 22, 2021 /CNW/ -BYT Holdings Ltd. (CSE: BYT)("BYT" or the "Company")is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced strategic investment in connection with the arm's length acquisition of 35% of the issued share capital ("Equity Stake") of Xi'an Triumph Electronic Technology Co., Ltd ("Xian Tech") through its wholly-owned subsidiary BYT Singapore Pte.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 22, 2021 /CNW/ -BYT Holdings Ltd. (CSE: BYT)("BYT" or the "Company")is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced strategic investment in connection with the arm's length acquisition of 35% of the issued share capital ("Equity Stake") of Xi'an Triumph Electronic Technology Co., Ltd ("Xian Tech") through its wholly-owned subsidiary BYT Singapore Pte.
  • BYT is also developing its waste management services division in Shanghai, China, which focuses on converting waste into organic compost.
  • Furthermore, BYT also involve in integrating complementary technologies, such as artificial intelligence and big data.
  • Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its regulation services provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

World Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Market Report 2020: Thermal, Incineration, Pyrolysis, Gasification, Biological

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 5:45pm

Growth Trends and Market Forecast (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • Growth Trends and Market Forecast (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Countries are moving towards achieving the zero emission sources, bolstering the demand for the global waste-to-energy market.
  • However, there are certain restraints affecting the growth of the global market such as environmental hazards associated with the incineration process.
  • The type segment in the waste-to-energy market is segregated into thermal and biological.

Anaerobic Digestion Innovator BTS Biogas Announces Expansion of Services into North America, Appoints Thirty-Year Renewable Energy Veteran Christine McKiernan as Managing Director

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

As a wholly owned subsidiary of BTS Biogas, the newly formed BTS North America (BTS NA) will serve as the official technology provider to Bioenergy Devco (BDC).

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  • As a wholly owned subsidiary of BTS Biogas, the newly formed BTS North America (BTS NA) will serve as the official technology provider to Bioenergy Devco (BDC).
  • It ensures anaerobic digestion projects efficiently divert excess organics headed for incineration and landfills while generating carbon-negative renewable energy and healthy soil amendments.
  • The company's new North American division will be headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland and will be overseen by Managing Director Christine McKiernan.
  • About BTS Biogas: Founded in 2008, BTS Biogas is a world-renowned technological innovator in the renewable energy market.

Dining Alliance Announces Strategic Partnership with Southeastern Paper Group

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 1:29pm

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dining Alliance , the nation's largest Group Purchasing Organization for independent restaurants, today announced an enhanced partnership with Southeastern Paper Group , a third-generation family and veteran-owned business headquartered in Spartanburg, SC.

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  • WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dining Alliance , the nation's largest Group Purchasing Organization for independent restaurants, today announced an enhanced partnership with Southeastern Paper Group , a third-generation family and veteran-owned business headquartered in Spartanburg, SC.
  • SEPG provides food service supplies, facility maintenance solutions, and industrial packaging products across seven states throughout the southeastern United States.
  • "These partnerships allow Dining Alliance to extend our reach and fulfill our mission of helping independent restaurants succeed," says Dining Alliance President, Tina Davie Donahue.
  • "Paper and disposables are playing an increasingly important role as restaurants earn more of their revenue through off-premise dining.