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C&D Waste Recycling: A Resource for Solutions

A construction site can generate construction and demolition (C&D) waste at a rate of 20 to 30 tons per hour. C&D waste is usually generated when buildings are demolished, remodeled or constructed. C&D recyclers have come up with creative ways to collect this material for recycling which has led to the creation of more jobs in the industry and less C&D waste going into landfills.

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A Guide to RCRA Training

A Guide to RCRA Training

RCRA training is one of the most important aspects of being compliant. And lack of it is also among the most frequent causes of citations for noncompliance. The requirements for RCRA training are often state-specific, and documentation and proper coverage are particularly important. Training also affects employees differently depending on their job role.

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How to Find Accurate Contact Information, Data and Firmographics for Waste Companies

How to Find Accurate Contact Information, Data and Firmographics for Waste Companies

Finding contact information on prospects can be tough. Sending personalized messaging to the right person to get your foot in the door, at a company that fits your ideal customer profiles (ICPs)? Easier said than done. But Wastebits Insights can make it not only possible, but surprisingly easy, to build lists based on the industry’s most up-to-date database. And you’ll find contact information for relevant individuals front and center too. Whether you’re looking for companies in a particular area, or those working with a particular niche waste type, Insights has you covered. Let’s jump in and find out how to use it.

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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 101

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 101

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is the main federal law that governs solid and hazardous waste disposal in the USA. It was passed in 1976, as pollution from improper disposal of hazardous waste and the lack of a federal framework to ensure safe disposal became increasingly problematic.

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Hazardous Waste Disposal - Where Does It Go and Who Handles It?

Hazardous Waste Disposal - Where Does It Go and Who Handles It?

‘Hazardous waste’ calls to mind glowing tubs of nuclear or biological residues. But in fact, every household and most businesses will generate some hazardous waste. This could be used lightbulbs or old batteries, residues from auto engine maintenance — or large quantities of sludges left over from complex chemical manufacturing, and everything in between. It all needs to be disposed of appropriately.

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Artificial Intelligence is Changing Waste Management

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Waste Management

Artificial intelligence and machine learning might seem strange partners to waste collection, recycling and management. But as we’ll see, AI for waste is a growing sector. There are companies setting up smart bins, smart dumps and smart cities, aimed at cutting the amount of trash we actually throw away and improving our currently abysmal recycling rates.

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