Wastebits Blog

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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The Dangers of Chrysotile Asbestos and Why the EPA is Taking Action

The Dangers of Chrysotile Asbestos and Why the EPA is Taking Action

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed ban on ongoing uses of chrysotile asbestos, the only form that is still imported into America. This new rule would be issued under TSCA and comes as an outcome of the 2016 Lautenberg Act overhaul which gave EPA more power to regulate chemicals in use today.

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How to Find the Right Waste Vendor for Your Business

How to Find the Right Waste Vendor for Your Business

Waste management is an important part of any business. You need to make sure that you are disposing of your waste responsibly and legally. This can be a daunting task, especially if you don't know where to start. In this blog post, we will discuss how to find the right waste vendor for your business. We will provide tips on what to look for, and how to compare different vendors.

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