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Waste Business Journal Weekly News Bulletin: Dec. 14-20, 2005

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  1. GreenShift Announces Tornado Trash Can
  2. Guardian Waste Rolls Out New Internet Platform
  3. Onyx Waste Acquires Wisconsin Company
  4. Nextlife Recycling Rolls out Recycled-Material Pallet
  5. Tennessee Falls Behind In Inspecting Landfills
  6. RBRC Announces Community Recycling Award Winners

 

  1. GreenShift Announces Tornado Trash Can

    GreenShift Corporation (OTC: GSHF) has announced plans for a new line of products based on its proprietary Tornado Generator technology. The technology accelerates compressed air to supersonic speeds in a closed chamber that grinds, dessicates, and atomizes solid and liquid wastes. The company's Tornado Trash Can is a self-contained system that can process a broad array of wastes, reducing the volume by approximately 90 percent.
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  2. Guardian Waste Rolls Out New Internet Platform

    Guardian Waste Group has announced the use of a new Internet platform designed to integrate work orders, service history, invoices, customer satisfaction, and the payment process. The platform provides users with detailed information on company assets, maintenance requirements and history, warranty information, and other documents...Read More »

  3. Onyx Waste Acquires Wisconsin Company

    Onyx Waste Services Inc. has agreed to purchase Deluxe Disposal Service, a solid waste management company with locations in Mosinee and Stevens Point, Wis. The acquisition will allow Onyx to increase its presence in central Wisconsin. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed...Read More »

  4. Nextlife Recycling Rolls out Recycled-Material Pallet

    NextLife Recycling of Delray Beach, Fla. has launched its initial product, a 100 percent recycled-content pallet. The pallet is the first in the company's line of 100 percent recycled content products from recovered film and bags. The company recycles millions of pounds of post-consumer plastic film annually, converting the recovered material to resins at its recycling facilities in Tennessee and Michigan. By the end of 2007, the company plans to open facilities in Ontario, Nevada, and Texas...Read More »

  5. Tennessee Falls Behind In Inspecting Landfills

    The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation had hoped to complete its inspection of closed landfills by December 2004, but acknowledges that it has only evaluated 61 percent of the sites-70 of 115-to this point. Officials blame the lack of progress on inadequate funding. The project began in September 2003 after an industrial chemical seeped from a closed Dickinson County landfill and contaminated area wells...Read More »

  6. RBRC Announces Community Recycling Award Winners

    The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation has announced the recipients of its fifth annual "Community Recycling Leadership Awards," recognizing RBRC's community program participants for efforts in rechargeable battery and cell phone recycling through the RBRC's Call2Recycle program. The national winner was the City of Phoenix; regional winners included Lexington County (SC); Missouri state recycling program, the University of Minnesota Department of Environmental Health and Safety; the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; the city of Hamilton, Canada; and the regional municipality of Halton, Canada...Read More »

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