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Wastebits provides software and services to power the waste industry, reducing work, ensuring compliance, and providing unparalleled insights into today's waste data.

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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What the California Mandatory Organics Recycling Law Means for You

Beginning in 2022, Senate Bill 1383 requires Californian businesses and residents to separate their organic waste into two bins: one for composting and the other for recycling. This means that food scraps, yard clippings, old magazines, plants—anything organic in nature—must be separated from your regular trash bin if you live or work in California.

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Tornado Cleanup: Safety and Waste Disposal

Tornado Cleanup: Safety and Waste Disposal

Tornadoes can be a devastating event for many people. Not only do they destroy property and ruin lives, but they also leave behind a lot of debris that needs to be cleaned up. Cleaning up after a tornado is not just about removing the physical objects left on the ground - it's also about disposing of any hazardous materials. In this blog post, we will cover safety tips for cleaning up after a tornado as well as how to properly dispose of your waste from cleanup efforts!

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