Recycling is Big Business, but is it Profitable?


The news doesn’t appear to be good for the recycling industry. The front page of the Business & Finance section of the May 14, 2018, issue of the Wall Street Journal carried the headline, “Recycling Firms Hit by Crushing Economics,” and wrote in a sub-headline, “plunging prices for scrap paper, plastics prompt cities to send some … More Recycling is Big Business, but is it Profitable?

Seattle to ink new trash-collection contracts worth $850M


Originally published April 17, 2018 at 6:00 am Updated April 17, 2018 at 8:57 am The new 10-year contracts say the Recology and Waste Management trucks must be powered by 100 percent renewable fuels. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to clear Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to sign new long-term contracts for solid-waste collection. The … More Seattle to ink new trash-collection contracts worth $850M

Why Alternative Fuel Vehicles Still Make Sense


There’s no denying that many early alternative fuel adopters made the transition years ago because gasoline and diesel were much more expensive in comparison. Although anyone at the pump knows traditional transportation fuel prices have remained relatively low for a while now, what might be in store for gasoline and diesel costs in the near … More Why Alternative Fuel Vehicles Still Make Sense