Waste http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Waste cart design speeds material flow http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow <div class="node-body article-body">The 35-gallon Edge is a two-wheel residential waste container. The unit's design maximizes material flow.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/waste-cart-design-speeds-material-flow#comments Material Handling Green Waste Sustainability Tue, 09 May 2017 17:56:00 +0000 77521 at http://americancityandcounty.com Stationary compactor is suited for government facilities http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/stationary-compactor-suited-government-facilities <div class="node-body article-body">The CP-2102 Compactor can be used to process waste in a variety of facilities. It helps reduce hauling costs and employee labor with fewer trips to the landfill. The manufacturer is SP Industries.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/stationary-compactor-suited-government-facilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/material-handling/stationary-compactor-suited-government-facilities#comments Material Handling Waste Technology Technology Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:38:00 +0000 76891 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: the CP-2102 compactor from SP Industries.</p> Cooperative contract delivers waste and recycling products http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-contract-delivers-waste-and-recycling-products <div class="field-deck"> Agencies can use the pact to acquire carts, other products and services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rehrig Pacific Company has won a multi-year U.S. Communities contract to provide waste carts, recycling carts and related products and services. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-contract-delivers-waste-and-recycling-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/cooperative-contract-delivers-waste-and-recycling-products#comments Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Material Handling Recycling Green Waste Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 75521 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A Rehrig container available through the new U.S. Communities contract.</p> Cloud-based tool helps North Carolina city reduce recycling contamination http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-tool-helps-north-carolina-city-reduce-recycling-contamination <div class="node-body article-body">Greensboro, N.C., and its recycling contractor use the Mobile311 GPS system to reduce recycling contamination.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-tool-helps-north-carolina-city-reduce-recycling-contamination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/cloud-based-tool-helps-north-carolina-city-reduce-recycling-contamination#comments Fleets GIS & GPS Products at Work Fleets Recycling GIS & GPS Green Waste Wed, 13 Jul 2016 21:52:00 +0000 72141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The display for the mobile work order system called Mobile311 from Dude Solutions&rsquo; FacilityDude.</p> Grinders are helping extend the life of landfills http://americancityandcounty.com/waste/grinders-are-helping-extend-life-landfills <div class="node-body article-body">Instead of expanding their nearly full landfills, some waste administrators across the U.S. are opting to extend the lives of their landfills by grinding up trash to reduce the space it occupies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/waste/grinders-are-helping-extend-life-landfills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/waste/grinders-are-helping-extend-life-landfills#comments Waste Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:19:00 +0000 70321 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A landfill in Waimanalo Gulch in Honolulu. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Landfill_Hawaii.jpg">WIkimedia Commons</a>.</p> New York's Strongest calendar features "faceless" sanitation workers http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/new-yorks-strongest-calendar-features-faceless-sanitation-workers <div class="node-body blog-body">Last week, New York’s Department of Sanitation released its 2016 calendar, featuring 14 of its sanitation workers, dubbed New York’s Strongest.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/new-yorks-strongest-calendar-features-faceless-sanitation-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/new-yorks-strongest-calendar-features-faceless-sanitation-workers#comments Citizen Engagement Finance Waste Governments&#039; Lighter Side Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:19:00 +0000 68871 at http://americancityandcounty.com Florida county collects 17,000 tires at event combating illegal dumping http://americancityandcounty.com/environment/florida-county-collects-17000-tires-event-combating-illegal-dumping <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Highlands County, Fla., held its inaugural tire buyback event last month at the annual “12 hours of Sebring” endurance race, and accepted more than 17,000 tires that would likely remain scattered along the city's roadways and landfills.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/environment/florida-county-collects-17000-tires-event-combating-illegal-dumping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/environment/florida-county-collects-17000-tires-event-combating-illegal-dumping#comments Environment Finance Health & Welfare Waste Wed, 02 Dec 2015 15:14:00 +0000 68571 at http://americancityandcounty.com Bag dispensers help keep dog-friendly areas clean http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/bag-dispensers-help-keep-dog-friendly-areas-clean <div class="node-body article-body">DOGIPOT Junior Bag Dispensers help to ensure the success of pet waste pickup programs.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/bag-dispensers-help-keep-dog-friendly-areas-clean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/bag-dispensers-help-keep-dog-friendly-areas-clean#comments Cleaning Facilities Parks & Recreation Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Waste Parks & Recreation Smart Cities Sustainability Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:01:00 +0000 68141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A Dogipot Mini Junior Bag Dispenser (#1002M-2).</p> Customers, dealers view Morbark equipment in action (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/customers-dealers-view-morbark-equipment-action-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Morbark recently welcomed approximately 300 customers, members of its authorized dealer network, and other guests from around the world for its ninth Demo Days event.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/customers-dealers-view-morbark-equipment-action-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/customers-dealers-view-morbark-equipment-action-related-video#comments Equipment Fleets Parks & Recreation Recycling Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Waste Parks & Recreation Mon, 02 Nov 2015 20:41:00 +0000 67961 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A Morbark HT1042 Slow-Speed Shredder processes waste wood.</p> Why green fleets matter http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-green-fleets-matter <div class="node-body blog-body">Fleet Administrator Kelly Reagan talks about how green fleets has saved money and created a sustainable community in Columbus, Ohio.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-green-fleets-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-green-fleets-matter#comments Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Fleets Waste Sustainable Communities Viewpoints Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:27:00 +0000 66841 at http://americancityandcounty.com