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How To Create a More Sustainable Business With a Circular Economy

How To Create a More Sustainable Business With a Circular Economy

As the world population grows, it becomes more important than ever for businesses to adopt sustainable practices. A circular economy is one way to achieve this, as it focuses on recycling and reuse. This can help reduce waste and environmental impact. There are many ways businesses can adopt a circular economy, including reducing packaging, choosing recycled materials, and partnering with recycling companies.

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Released: Hybrid e-Manifests & EPA/RCRA Integration

Released: Hybrid e-Manifests & EPA/RCRA Integration

In an effort to improve hazardous waste compliance and streamline the e-Manifest process, Wastebits has announced a new Hybrid e-Manifest option. This system unlocks a new level of integration with the EPA's RCRAinfo system, providing businesses with a more efficient way to manage their hazardous waste—reducing fees required for every manifest. This can save businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars over time.

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Hurricane Cleanup: Government Tools & Tips to Help You Recover

Hurricane Cleanup: Government Tools & Tips to Help You Recover

When a hurricane hits, the damage left in its wake can be devastating. Not only do you have to worry about repairing your home, but you also have to worry about the health and safety of your family. The Environmental Protection Agency has put together a list of tools and resources to help cleanup. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most important tools on that list, along with some of the CDC guidelines to keep you safe:

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Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Are More Dangerous Than Once Thought

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sounding the alarm on a group of toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, which currently exist in millions of Americans' drinking water, cosmetics, and food packaging. In a new report, the EPA warns that these so-called "forever chemicals" pose a greater danger to human health than regulators previously thought.

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Released: Easy Export for Wastebits Insights

Released: Easy Export for Wastebits Insights

Wastebits Insights provides unprecedented access into waste industry data with an easy-to-use interface. While many users are able to accomplish everything they need to research or build out their sales pipelines from within the application itself, some users have expressed the desire to export contact information and waste data for use within their CRM software such as Salesforce, or to build out their own spreadsheets for internal use. 

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Enhanced Notification Views

Released: Enhanced Notification Views

For Wastebits waste profiling software users, notifications are an indispensable way to quickly view the latest activity from customers and members of their team. For smaller companies, simply listing the missed notifications is manageable. Still, the notifications can pile up quite quickly and be challenging to sort through and manage for some of our larger customers. 

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Wastebits Turns 10

Wastebits Turns 10: A Look Back

It's hard to believe that ten years ago Wastebits started as an idea aboard a bus traveling between Las Vegas, NV, and Austin, TX. A company called StartupBus has been gathering entrepreneurs and software engineers for years from various cities in North America and driving them to the SXSW Conference in Austin. Along the way they form small groups and build a pitch for a startup company, to be presented to investors at their final destination.

In 2012, one of those ideas was a software idea geared toward the waste industry, the group named their software Wastebits, and it would go on to be one of the success stories of StartupBus.

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