The US Waste Industry–By the Numbers

By Jim Thompson, Principal—Waste Business Journal; Member SWEEP Steering Committee For many people, their knowledge of the waste industry extends about as far as seeing their garbage and recycling bins emptied every week or so and most would be very surprised to learn that activity is part of a $70 billion industry in the United […]

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What We’ve Got Here, Is Failure to Separate (Part 2 of 3)

By Rob Watson, Chief Science Officer, EcoHub; Founder & Co-Chair SWEEP Steering Committee In Part 1 of this article, we discussed how landfill diversion rates are stagnant, single stream contamination is growing, waste stream composition is changing and asked the question: What can we do to make greater use of the more than 400 hundred […]

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