From notable mergers and acquisitions, to new technologies and equipment, to labor shortages and recycling obstacles, to more legislation and regulation, the waste and recycling industry certainly has faced a number of challenges and opportunities throughout 2019.
The industry, which is ever-changing, also has explored new ways to reduce waste and boost recycling. And it isn't slowing down anytime soon.
These changes, trending topics and more were covered by Waste360 throughout the year and discussed during WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event.
As we prepare to enter the New Year, we present to you this gallery of our top stories for 2019.