Top Stories March 20 - March 24 - Waste360

Another week in books means another video for the Top 5 stories as seen on! Digital Erasure, PFAS Rules, and Acquisitions this week!

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

March 24, 2023

#5 - Data Erasure Clears the Way for a Circular Economy in the Tech World

Blancco, along with other speakers, hosted a webinar to explain the benefits of businesses using data erasure programs and how that promotes sustainability professionally and socially.

Read the full article here.

#4 – NothingWasted! Podcast Episode 187: A Look Inside the U.S. Plastic Pact

Meet Emily Tipaldo, Executive Director of the U.S. Plastics Pact—and one of our 2023 Waste360 40 Under 40 winners. The U.S. Plastics Pact is a solutions-driven consortium founded by The Recycling Partnership and the World Wildlife Fund. It connects diverse public-private stakeholders across the plastics value chain to rethink the way we design, use, and reuse plastics, with an eye towards realizing a circular economy for plastics in the U.S.

Listen to the podcast here.

#3 - What Will a Federal PFAS Rule Mean?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally announced long-awaited proposed per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) drinking water limits. 

Read the full article here.

#2 - LanzaTech’s Next Steps to Scale Aviation Fuel from Waste

LanzaTech is on track to launch the world’s first commercial-scale plant to make sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from waste gases. With about $31M in funding from the UK Department for Transport, project DRAGON (aka Decarbonizing and Reimagining Aviation for the Goal Of Netzero) will leverage steel mill emissions from a plant in South Wales, expected to be operational in 2026.

Read the full article here.

#1 - Frontier Waste Solutions Expands Texas Footprint with Absolute Waste Services Acquisition

Frontier Waste Solutions has expanded its reach in South Texas with the acquisition of Absolute Waste Services (AWS). Corpus Christi-based AWS, which provides residential, commercial and roll-off services, was founded in 2001. 

Read the full article here.

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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