Waste360 sits down with Michael E. Hoffman of Stifel to discuss stock markets, M&A activity, labor, commercial and residential recycling, safety and more.
Many companies and municipalities have been phasing out single-use plastics, but those efforts are being slowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to The Independent, there has been a 50 to 60 percent drop in commercial recycling.
States are supporting EPR laws that would force product manufacturers to pay for the cost of recycling and disposing of their products.
The city’s Recycle Right campaign aims to improve recycling practices and includes multiple “tactics” such as social media ads and community events.
DSNY tells the New York Daily News that the offer “is absolutely not under consideration.”
Mayor Grover Robinson is donating his annual $100,000 salary to residents’ bills for trash pickup.
TDS highlights tips to keep frontline sanitation workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In its latest report, Stifel unveils that the impact of COVID-19 on solid waste will “look like both 9/11 and the Great Recession.”