The purchase also includes commercial, industrial and residential subscription contracts in St. Charles, Franklin, Lincoln and Warren counties.
Terms of the contract are for ECOFLO to conduct household hazardous waste collections between October 1 and September 30, 2020.
The city blames the increase on population growth, frequency of street sweeping, food waste regulations and China.
To cut the amount of waste sent to its landfill—expected to reach capacity by 2035—Singapore has launched a new zero waste plan.
RePower South will be able to recycle 50 to 60 percent of the waste brought in—materials will be baled or turned into renewable energy.
Landowners who have been storing waste on behalf of SKM Recycling have been told they will have to deal with disposal themselves.
The EPA has extended its comment periods for hazardous waste worker protections and incinerator emissions guidelines.