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This Week in Waste: Top Stories Aug 7 - Aug 10

This week's top stories include a smart recycling bin, earnings, a 40 Under 40 award winner interview, and a fire report!

Gage Edwards

August 11, 2023

#5 - TrashBot and the Importance of AI in the Waste Industry

You may have come across a TrashBot if you’re a frequent traveler, work at a hospital, or stop in at events with a healthy attendance. If you haven’t seen or heard of it, the quick rundown of TrashBot is, it’s a neat little smart box that uses AI technology to sort your recycling, effectively taking the guessing game of, “can this be recycled?” out of your hands.

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#4 - Communication is Key for Republic’s Readlinger

Bridgette Miramon Readlinger, general manager of Republic Services, manages Metairie Hauling, Houma Hauling & Colonial Landfill in southern Louisiana. In this Q&A interview, the Waste360 40 Under 40 award recipient talks about the importance of listening, communicating, and seizing opportunities for career growth.

Read the full article here.

#3 - Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS) Strengthens Leadership Team with Two Key Appointments

Lakeshore Recycling Systems (LRS), a Midwest independent waste, recycling, and portable services provider, announced the addition of two executives to its leadership team.

Read the full article here.

#2 - Rubicon Technologies Reports Successful Q2, Positive Outlook for 2023

Rubicon Technologies (Rubicon) (NYSE: RBT) reported its second quarter earnings for 2023 this week, siting a continued trend of success throughout the first half the of the year.

Read the full article here.

#1 - Waste and Recycling Fire Report: Achieving the Best Case from a Worst-Case Scenario

With all the focus the waste and recycling industry has put into its fire prevention efforts, why are fire incidents in waste and recycling facilities still increasing?

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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