We celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. We think of July 4, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. But July 4, 1776 wasn’t the day that the Continental Congress decided to declare independence … More The Story of the Fourth of July
A $120 million animal waste-to-energy (WTE) operation in Missouri is under way and should begin operations by mid-2016. … More Missouri $120 Million Animal Waste-to-Energy Operation to Start in 2016
Reimagining Phoenix: A Citywide Campaign to Turn Trash Into Resources … More Reimagining Phoenix: A Citywide Campaign to Turn Trash Into Resources
10 Shocking Facts About Your Garbage by WIH Resource Group Bob Wallace, MBA … More 10 Shocking Facts About Your Garbage
This article looks at the practical implications for waste management firms and organizations, both private and public sectors, for moving their fleets to alternative fuels including what the options are, as well as some of the challenges and the benefits. This Article provides a high level of key issues to consider and “how to” guide on the subject looking at the practical considerations of making the switch including infrastructure. … More Issues to Consider for Converting Your Garbage Truck Fleet to Natural Gas
NYC mayor unveils environmental plan on Earth Day, aims to cut waste by 90 percent by 2030 by WIH Resource Group, Waste Management Consulting Solutions for business and government … More New York Mayor Unveils Environmental Plan on Earth Day 2015
On the heels of the failed vote to merge with Keep America Beautiful, the National Recycling Coalition Board voted today to pursue a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, ending the organization’s 30-year run as the nation’s largest non-profit recycling advocacy organization.
“This really is a very sad day for an organization that doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves,” said Bob Gedert, executive director of the California Resource Recovery Association and NRC Board member. “We need to acknowledge the truly heroic efforts of everyone who worked so hard to make this organization work as long as it did.”
… More NATIONAL RECYCLING COALITION (NRC) LIMPS INTO CHAPTER 7 FILING
Faced with rising refuse collection costs, the Town of Smithtown, New York, decided to require its refuse collection contractors to use compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks. It was the first New York municipality to institute such a requirement. On January 1, 2007, the 30 contractor-owned diesel refuse trucks collecting solid waste and recyclables from the town’s 116,000 residents were replaced by 22 CNG models.
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… More New York City – Town of Smithtown NY Chooses CNG to Cut Refuse Collection Costs
Is Man-Made Global Warming Real – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…Steve Fielding recently asked the Obama administration to reassure him on the science of man-made global warming. When the administration proved unhelpful, Mr. Fielding decided to vote against climate-change legislation. A growing number of Australian politicians, scientists and citizens once again doubt the science of human-caused global warming. Earlier this year he published “Heaven and Earth,” a damning critique of the “evidence” underpinning man-made global warming. … More Is Man-Made Global Warming Real? – The Number of Skeptics is Swelling – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…