This Week in Waste: Top Stories for August

August was quite the month in the waste industry and these top stories from reflect that!

Gage Edwards, Content Producer

September 1, 2023

#5 - Report: Consumers Conscious of Food Packaging, Lack Faith in their Recycling

Today, good nature® published its Ready-to-Eat report, detailing concerns consumers have with plastic food packaging and being eco-friendly.

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#4 - Staying in the Loop: Kevin Green of Waste Connections on Leadership in the Waste Industry

For Kevin Green, he’s a leader both in his office and out with his team on the front lines of the waste industry, making sure to stay in the loop of every aspect of his company and putting a face on the hard work he does. That hard work has paid off professionally inside and out of Waste Connections by earning himself one of Waste360’s 40 Under 40 Awards.

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#3 - 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?

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#2 - 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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#1 - 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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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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