This Week in Waste: Top Stories August 1 - 5

Customer service continues to drive growth in the waste and recycling industry. Waste360 readers learned about current trends impacting services. Companies continued to report robust Q2 results. Here are this week's top stories.

August 5, 2022

2 Min Read

1. Top 5 Trends in the Waste & Recycling Industry

Brianna Langley

With many changes taking place in waste and recycling services, many of the most considerable changes are based on customer experience. This is a pretty new evolution that is likely to take us through the coming years. This article runs through five of the largest of these changes and how they're expected to impact the industry.

Read more here.

2. Waste Connections Outperforms Expectations in Q2

Liz Bothwell

Despite increased inflationary pressures, Waste Connections announced positive results for the second fiscal quarter of 2022. Their outperformance of expectations is due to an 8.8 percent increase in the price of solid waste. The full report details several successes for the company this quarter.

Read the full story here.

3. Episode 15: Hey Charlotte, Can This Be Recycled?

Charlotte Dreizen

In this episode of Unpacking Recycling with Charlotte, our host Charlotte Dreizen goes to Twitter. Combing through questions recently sent to her, Dreizen answers all of your "what's", "how's", and "why's." Tackling is perhaps the most prolific question among consumers looking to reduce their personal waste; can this be recycled?

Watch the video here.

4. Clean Harbors Touts HydroChem PSC Acquisition in Q2 Results - Revenue Increases 46 Percent

Stefanie Valentic

As quarter two of the fiscal year ends, Clean Harbors announces some exciting successes. The company achieved a 46 percent increase in revenue over the past year thanks to the integration of HydroChemPSC. Read this story for full details of the companies second-quarter results.

Click here to read more.

5. Emerging Plastics Recycling Technologies: Where Are They Headed? Part 1

Arlene Karidis

Plastic already has numerous recycling methods and systems, however, the production of the material is at such a high level the current recycling tech in place cannot keep up. Researchers are constantly looking at ways to manage this issue and create more productive recycling measures. A new approach to plastic is in the works in multiple spheres of society.

Read more here.

Stay in the Know - Subscribe to Our Newsletters
Join a network of more than 90,000 waste and recycling industry professionals. Get the latest news and insights straight to your inbox. Free.

You May Also Like