Waste360 chats with the rockstars of the waste, recycling and organics industry. Get a glimpse on the latest news and insights and the people behind this amazing industry. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes listen on how we pull off a successful WasteExpo every year. Trust us, it won't be a waste of your time.
May 20, 2019 | Josh Cohen, Founder & CEO, The Junkluggers
Starting at the age of 21 with his mom's SUV and a great idea, Josh Cohen, founder & CEO of JunkLuggers & Remix Market, has a big hairy audacious goal of keeping 100% of items they haul away out of landfills by 2025. We talked about how technology has altered how he runs his business, why connecting with the customer on a personal level is critical, what franchising success looks like, and why company culture and passion win. Listen to this great conversation with a young entrepreneur who is helping the planet one lug at a time. #NothingWastedPodcast
May 13, 2019 | Adam Minter, author of Junkyard Planet & journalist at Bloomberg
From scrapyard kid to acclaimed author, Adam Minter, author of Junkyard Planet and journalist at Bloomberg, has much to share. Listen as we talk about the many challenges of global recycling, waste trends, e-waste, his new book Secondhand, the packaging crisis in China, and much more. It's a jam-packed episode you won't want to miss!
May 6, 2019 | Sarah Womer, Founder of Zero to Go & Sustainability Consultant at Great Forest
Sarah saw a recycling problem in her hometown, which propelled her to take action, turning her biggest passion into a grassroots recycling business "Zero to Go”. Waste360 chats with Sarah about how she navigated through the industry, how she diverted 60 tons of waste from landfills, how she inspired others in her community, thoughts on marine debris, how she's helping a brewery recycle and more! #NothingWastedPodcast
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April 29, 2019 | Kevin Atkinson, Founder & CEO of Texas Pride Disposal
What do you get when you mix equal amounts passion and service? Tremendous organic growth in the waste and recycling industry. Listen to our chat with Kevin Atkinson, Founder & CEO of Texas Pride Disposal, as he shares how he went from two trucks to thousands of customers. Hear how he paved his way into the industry, how Texas Pride Disposal helped Houston bounce back after the devasting Hurricane Harvey, and what he sees in the future of waste & recycling. His valuable tips on growing organically are priceless to haulers and businesses of all types.
April 22, 2019 | Jason Gates, CEO & Co-founder of Compology
Jason Gates was destined to be in the world of waste and recycling. As the CEO and Co-Founder of Compology, his company brings efficiency to waste and recycling services through accurate, timely dumpster data collection. We sit down with Jason to discuss how he started his career, where sneakers played a role in Compology's origin story (true story!), where he sees the industry in the future, what tips he has for young professionals and so much more.
April 15, 2019 | Matanya Horowitz, CEO of AMP Robotics
Matanya Horowitz’s love for robotics started on Saturday mornings watching The Jetsons. Now, he takes his passion for robotics and technology to improve recycling. Waste360 NothingWasted! sits down with Matanya to discuss how technology is moving at warp speed, the economics of recycling, the robot tax, and how he turned AMP Robotics into a thriving company while having fun along the way. Enjoy this one, we certainly did!
April 1, 2019 | Michele Nestor, President, Nestor Resources
A career in waste and recycling, what could be better? Waste360 NothingWasted! sits down with Michele Nestor, President of Nestor Resources, to discuss how the industry has changed in the last 20+ years. Hear her smart insights on single-use plastics, e-waste, food waste, recycling and much more!