The No. 1 Lifelong Habit Of Warren Buffett: The 5-Hour Rule


I remember the first time I heard that Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his time reading and thinking, and has done so for his entire career. I was even more surprised by how Buffett’s long-term business partner describes his weekly schedule: You look at his schedule sometimes and there’s a haircut. Tuesday, haircut day. That’s what … More The No. 1 Lifelong Habit Of Warren Buffett: The 5-Hour Rule

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