Category Archives: Energy

How Can We Make Plastic Recycling Better?

How Can We Make Plastic Recycling Better?

Ever since synthetic plastic was invented in the early 1900s, it has been finding its way into a bewilderingly wide range of products and applications. Today, plastic is found in everything from packaging to clothing to electronics, and it continues to replace other materials like glass and metal as the manufacturing material of choice in… Read More…

A Look at the Top Trends in Waste Management – Part 2

A Look at the Top Trends in Waste Management – Part 2

Our exploration of the forces shaping and driving change in the waste management industry continues with a look at another five important trends currently impacting industry development. Bans and Fees Diverting Common Products from Landfills Plastic bags and Styrofoam containers have long been considered to be a major contributor to overburdened landfills. In recent years,… Read More…

3 of the World’s Worst Oil Spills

3 of the World’s Worst Oil Spills

Oil rigs, wells, pipelines, and tankers are located throughout the world, and the mismanagement of this equipment has led to some of the world’s worst water pollution disasters. Oceans and marine life suffer greatly when oil is spilled into their natural habitat. With the proper security measures in place, many of these incidents could be… Read More…

A Look at the 3 Main Waste-to-Energy Technologies

A Look at the 3 Main Waste-to-Energy Technologies

In recent decades, waste-to-energy has emerged as a popular waste management method for garbage that can’t be recycled, particularly in densely populated regions where available space for landfills is at a premium. At present, there are hundreds of operational waste-to-energy facilities around the world, all working to convert garbage into electricity, fuel, hot water, and… Read More…