This Week in Waste features top stories from the waste indsutry. Making headlines this week are Q4 and Full Year 2023 earnings reports, and a historic Super Bowl.

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

February 16, 2024

#5 - Interstate Waste Services Expands with Acquisition of Oak Ridge Waste & Recycling

Interstate Waste Services, Inc. (IWS) has announced a significant step in its expansion strategy. The company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Oak Ridge Waste & Recycling, a respected player in Connecticut's waste management sector.

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#4 - Super Bowl LVIII Becomes First NFL Game to Use 100 Percent Carbon-Free Energy

Super Bowl LVIII became the most-watched telecast of all time with 123.4 million viewers, it made for a global stage for a budding, unescapable mega-star relationship, and was the first football game to be powered by 100% renewable, carbon free energy (CFE).

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#3 - Waste Connections Reports Strong Q4, FY 2023 Results along with Promising 2024 Outlook

Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCM) (Waste Connections) announced its fourth quarter (Q4) and full year results for 2023 today. Additionally, Waste Connections provided expectations for a promising 2024.

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#2 - WM Reports Q4 and Full-Year Earnings for 2023

Jim Fish, CEO, reported that WM's collection and disposal business drove growth for the company, which achieved an adjusted operating EBITDA growth of 15 percent and record adjusted margin of 29.9 percent.

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#1 - Taming the Li-Ion: Why US and Canadian Operators Lead the World in Containment of Lithium-ion Battery Hazards in Our Waste and Recycling Streams

The reality is most people don’t like change. Sometimes change is self-driven, but usually, there is an outside force that drives us to change. In this case, the hazard, as you can see from the increased fires from 2016 to 2018, was truly driven by an increase and unpreparedness for the lithium-ion battery onslaught that punched the industry in 2018.

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About the Author(s)

Gage Edwards

Content Producer, Waste360

Gage Edwards is a Content Producer at Waste360 and seasoned video editor.

Gage has spent the better part of 10 years creating content in various industries but mostly revolving around video games.

Gage loves video games, theme parks, and loathes littering.

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