- RadioShack, Fort Worth, Texas, launched an online e-waste trade-in program that allows customers to exchange certain e-waste for store gift cards.
- Advanced Disposal, Jacksonville, Fla., opened its Blue Ridge Transfer Station, located in Mineral Bluff, Ga. The company also closed its old station in Mineral Bluff.
- Boca Raton, Fla.-based Hollander Home Fashions adopted a zero-waste goal for its pillow manufacturing operations by 2010.
- The Solid Waste Association of Central Ohio, Grove City, Ohio, opened an $18 million compressed natural gas facility in Grove City.
- Covanta Energy, Fairfield, N.J., received the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
- The Solid Waste Association of North America, Silver Spring, Md., announced locations for the 2011, 2012, and 2014 WASTECON conventions.