This Week in Waste: Top Stories February 20-24

Waste and recycling companies continue to see exceptional full-year results. WWETT Show 2023 attendees are returning home from a week of education and fun in Indianapolis. Here are this week's top stories.

February 24, 2023

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New Report Examines Consumer Food Waste Behaviors

A new report from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has shed light on the attitudes and behaviors of citizens when it comes to food waste outside of the home. 

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WWETT Show 2023 Day Three Highlights

The excitement continued to flow on day three of the WWETT Show in Indianapolis. Here are the highlights.

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GFL Environmental Reports 31.6 Percent Full-Year Revenue Growth

GFL Environmental Inc. (NYSE: GFL) released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2022 results, outperforming expectations with record revenue. The Canadian waste management company reported a revenue of $4.3 billion, a 28 percent increase from 2021, driven by strong growth in all of its segments. The company also provided guidance for 2023, expecting revenue to reach $5 billion.

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Republic Services Ramps Up EV Fleet Transition in Partnership with Oshkosh Corporation

Republic Services is amplifying its transition to an electric fleet in a long-term partnership with Oshkosh Corporation's McNeilus refuse truck business.

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How Innovative Technologies are Battling PFAS in Water Systems

Clean freshwater is one of our most valuable natural resources, especially in the parched West. What if there were a “blue bin” that could be used to recycle industrial wastewater laden with pollutants into clean potable water?

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