Republic Services and Lab USA unveil state-of-the-art landfill ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services and Lab USA unveil state-of-the-art landfill ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility today at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill.  The advanced process allows for the reclamation of metals found in ash previously lost through traditional methods of resource recovery.  The facility is set to process all newly delivered ash to the Roosevelt Landfill […]

Fortistar upgrads landfill gas to renewable energy project in Los Angeles.

Fortistar upgrads landfill gas to renewable energy project in Los Angeles.

Lopez Energy Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project Upgrades Facility to Supply Power to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Supporting California State Goal of 33% Renewable Energy by 2020. Today Fortistar, management specialists focused on investments in energy sources for transitioning to a zero carbon economy, announced that it has upgraded its renewable landfill gas (LFG) […]

Cuba evaluates investment proposals for Waste Management.

Cuba evaluates investment proposals for Waste Management.

Cuban authorities are analyzing proposals from 28 foreign companies willing to invest in a management project of urban solid wastes generated in the country aimed at reducing the negative impact to the environment and human health. Orlando Lopez, specialist of Industrial Policy Board of the Ministry of Industries told the Cuban News Agency that the […]

Do low oil prices affect recycling?

Do low oil prices affect recycling?

Brent Bell, Vice President of Recycling Operations for Waste Management, recently wrote: For consumers filling their gas tanks at the pumps, low oil prices are a boon: a way to save money and travel farther on a gallon. Lower oil and energy prices also help many businesses, especially those in energy-intensive manufacturing industries. For recyclers, […]

Solano County landfill gas-to-energy project providing clean power to homes.

Solano County landfill gas-to-energy project providing clean power to homes.

Potrero Hills Energy Producers, a partnership between DTE Biomass Energy Inc. and Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, recently started generating electricity from landfill gas. This cleaner source of electricity comes from a newly constructed renewable energy facility at the Potrero Hills Landfill in Suisun City, Calif. DTE Biomass Energy, the developer and operator of the project, declared commercial […]