February 18, 2022

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Love was in the air this week, along with sunshine at the Global Waste Management Symposium in Palm Springs, Calif.

More than 700 attendees flew or drove to the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells for the three-day event that began with an opening reception and concluded with a golf outing.

Known as North America's #1 technical conference for research and case studies on waste management, GWMS opens an avenue for waste and recycling professionals and researchers to exchange innovative solution to industry issues.

We look forward to continuing the discussion at WasteExpo May 9-12 in Las Vegas. Here are Waste360's top stories for the week of February 14-17

1. Waste Connections Beats Revenue by 16.2%, Talks 2022 Outlook
Liz Bothwell

Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN) announced its results for 4Q21 and its positive outlook for 2022. On today’s earnings call, the WCN management team talked about proactively battling inflation challenges, organic growth, its acquisition activity and sustainability projects.

Read the story here.

2. The Next Chapter of Elevated Landfill Research
Stephanie C. Bolyard

A common theme among attendees at GWMS was the excitement to see our friends and colleagues and talk about waste in person after two years of online meetings. In the “Elevated Temperature Landfills” session the common theme was a little different. The attendees were excited to come together to see the clear value of solid waste research after multiple years of elevated temperature landfill (ETLF) studies. These studies were primary funded by the Environmental Research & Education Foundation with industry support. 

Read the story here

3.Day Three at the Global Waste Management Symposium
Waste360 Staff

Day Three of the Global Waste Management Symposium kicked off a full schedule of conference sessions following by a networking reception and poster viewing. Here are the highlights that made the industry shine in Palm Springs, Calif.

Read the story here.

4. Episode 1: All Things Paper

In this new series, recycling-and-sustainable-pro Charlotte Dreizen will answer a wide array of listeners’ recycling-related questions.

Our first episode tackles all things paper. 

Watch the episode here.

5. Day One at the Global Waste Management Symposium
Waste360 Staff

Day one of the Global Waste Management Symposium included an opening reception under the California stars.

Read more here.

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