This Week in Waste: Top Stories Feb 27-Mar 3

Gage is here to quickly run us through the Top 5 stories from the week of March 3 as seen on! This week features earning reports, turning tires into oil, the waste in Long Island, and some excellent podcasts to listen to!

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

March 3, 2023

Waste and Recycling Earnings: Fourth Quarter 2022 and 2023 Outlook Themes

The publicly-traded solid waste companies reported their fourth quarter 2022 results and presented their 2023 outlooks over the past several weeks. In this edition of the Business Report, we highlight the common themes, as well as note the differences, in both the reports and outlooks.

Read the full article here.

New Plant Could Process 20 Percent of U.K.’s Waste Tires

Norwegian rubber waste recycler Wastefront will launch a $120M plant in Sunderland, England late in 2024 or early 2025 that will leverage pyrolysis to make tire-derived oil (TDO) to be refined into combustion fuels, including diesel.

Read full article here.

Winters Bros. Waste Systems Releases Report About Long Island's Waste Crisis

Babylon, NY-based Winters Bros. Waste Systems has released a report regarding the state of waste management in Long Island.

The United States generated almost 292 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) in 2022, a 2 percent increase from the previous year. 

Read the full article here.

Episode 184: Urban Landfills and the Circular Economy

In our latest episode of NothingWasted!, we bring you a dynamic session from Waste360 Sustainability Talks — Urban Landfills and the Circular Economy. The discussion focused on addressing the challenges of increasing global waste; specifically, the growth due to urban populations and consumer culture—and how the shift to a circular economy can increase sustainability.

Listen to the full podcast here.

Stef Talks Trash Episode 45: Making a Splash with Plastic Pollution Education

In this episode of Stef Talks Trash, Kathryn Anderson, education coordinator at the Ocean Legacy Foundation, discusses the organization's EPIC four-pillar approach to fighting plastic pollution.

Watch the full interview 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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