The digital age evolves and seeps into almost every nook and cranny of our daily lives. The term “digital transformation” has been thrown around a lot, and it’s not just another buzzword – it represents a profound shift in how businesses operate and deliver value to customers. It’s more than just swapping out old IT systems; it involves completely reimagining...
Cradle-to-Grave: The Journey of Hazardous Waste and Its Impact on Our Environment
Hazardous waste is a growing concern in today’s rapidly industrializing world. When not managed properly, these harmful substances pose significant threats to the environment, public health, and wildlife. The cradle-to-grave approach offers a comprehensive strategy to address the risks associated with the generation, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste. This blog post...
Where Does Hazardous Waste Go? A Closer Look at the Journey
Hazardous waste is a byproduct of many industrial, commercial, and even household activities. It poses risks to human health and the environment if not managed and disposed of properly. As a responsible society, it’s vital for us to understand where hazardous waste goes and how it is dealt with to minimize its impact on the planet. In this blog post, we will explore the journey of hazardous...
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.
How to Dispose of Old Tires Legally with Your State’s Laws
Tires are an important part of our lives. They help us get to where we need to be, and they provide traction for the vehicle on the road. Tires also have a life span that is dependent on how often you use them. Once they become too old or worn out, it’s time to dispose of them properly so they don’t cause harm anywhere near your home or business. In this blog post, we will discuss how...
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.
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.
How Has COVID-19 Affected the Waste Industry?
The Role of Big Data in the Waste Industry
The concept of big data has developed concern in some corners due to negative press over a range of issues, including potential data breaches, the misuse of information by collectors of data and overall privacy issues. This has resulted in a reluctance of many customers to provide valuable information to companies and/or public sector entities.