This Week in Waste: Top Stories for August 21 - 24

This week's top stories from include an interview with a 40 Under 40 award winner, the dirtiest cities in America, and the Top 50 waste and recycling firms in North America!

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

August 25, 2023

#5 - How HydroBlox Tackles Hard-to-Recycle Plastics and Stormwater Problems

HydroBlox Technologies makes novel stormwater drainage products from 100% recycled plastics, and the hardest of them to work with—types #3-7. Ed Grieser, CEO HydroBlox, says his products are cheaper, easier to install, and longer-lasting than traditional French drain systems.

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#4 - Eagle River Capital’s Miller Makes Strategic Investments in Waste Industry

For this Q&A interview, we sat down with Waste360 40 Under 40 award recipient Eric Miller, co-founder and partner at Eagle River Capital, to discuss his pathway into the industry, and why he believes waste management presents a smart investment opportunity.

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#3 - Data Analysis Ranks "Dirtiest" Cities in America Based on 311 Complaints

HouseFresh recently analyzed 12.3 million sanitation-related 311 complaints spanning the last 365 days to calculate the Dirtiest Cities in America.

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#2 - British Columbia’s Local Fix for Tire Waste

When you think of Ocean Legacy Foundation (OLF), you might envision bands of volunteers combing beaches, lifting cigarette butts and empty water bottles with trash-grabbing poles.

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#1 - The 2023 Waste360 Top 50 in Waste and Recycling

The 50 largest waste and recycling firms in North America based on 2022 revenues.

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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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