Waste management

3 Federal Way nonprofits receive waste management grants for their sustainability work

Three Federal Way nonprofits recently received grants from Waste Management (WM) and the City of Federal Way for their dedication to public service and sustainability. The Federal Way Multi-Service Center, Goodwill and the South King Tool Library are the recipients of the grants, totaling over $ 15,000 for each organization. The WM Green4Good community grants are provided by the Federal …

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Numerous bear sightings call for increased waste management

An above average number of bear sightings have been reported this year, in part due to the extreme wildfire season as well as drought conditions; send bears to new areas for food. Many complaints calls come from areas of southeast Kelowna to West Kelowna, Lake Country and Peachland. Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says now is the time to be …

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Waste Management works to get caught up in garbage collection

MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL – A delay in garbage collection at Mountain Brook by Waste Management has been a source of frustration among city residents in recent weeks. WM is still four days behind its pickup schedule, but city officials say the company is working to make up for it. City manager Sam Gaston said Waste Management was operating four rear-loading …

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Namakkal poultry center struggles to manage waste – the New Indian Express

Express news service NAMAKKAL: Garbage collection has become difficult for the administration of Namakkal municipality due to the lack of cleaners and vehicles, since the municipality’s boundaries were widened in 2011. According to municipal officials, as the number of wards increased from 30 to 39 after the municipality’s boundaries were widened, the number of health personnel should also have increased …

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Quectel and Sensoneo Partnership Provides Smarter Waste Solutions for Cities

The Sensoneo / Quectel solution combines smart sensors that monitor waste in real time with advanced tracking equipment and sophisticated software. The new Sensoneo / Quectel solution combines smart sensors that monitor waste in real time with advanced tracking equipment and sophisticated software, providing cities and businesses with digital transformation, automation of critical daily operations and decision-making based on on …

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Booming wind industry faces its own green dilemma: landfills

Siemens launches the first recyclable wind turbine blade Wind groups use blade dumping as a rallying problem Industry calls for a ban on landfills in the EU BRUSSELS, Sept. 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Wind turbines have become a vital source of green energy around the world, but their manufacturers increasingly face an environmental conundrum: how to recycle them. The …

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Garbage collection could soon cost you more

OTTAWA – Ottawa is on the brink of a waste crisis, and the solution may be just a few clicks away for residents. A City of Ottawa online survey asks how you want your garbage collected, to help reduce waste. However, you only have a few days left to vote on how you want the city to handle garbage. “There …

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Shortage of workers puts Richmond area recycling collection service at a standstill – some collections delayed or canceled | Richmond Local News

The big problem has been getting people to do the practical lifting, especially in the recent summer heat. “About 60% of what we do is manual collection,” Phillips said. The “assistants” are the employees who accompany the truck drivers and get out of the truck to collect materials. Without sufficient aids, drivers have to stop and exit on their own, …

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Juneau landfill set to last another 20 years

Members of the public works and planning committee of the city and the borough of Juneau spoke about the garbage Monday afternoon. Committee members heard from state regulators and a representative from Waste Management, the private company that owns and operates the Capitol Disposal landfill in the Lemon Creek area. The meeting was part of the committee’s ongoing work to …

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