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Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling, and Hazardous Waste

Date: 07.7.15

By investing in and using inventive waste technologies, landfill owners will mitigate the liability, demostrate good community social responsibility…

Deadly Hexavalent Chromium in Soil

Date: 08.01.14

Merging technologies will change over Hexavalent Chromium in soil to Trivalent Chromium, effectively stopping Hexavalent Chromium…

Is Waste Going to be Our Apocalypse Without a Noah’s Ark to Save Us?

Date: 06.01.14

The waste industry: landfilling, reduce, recycle, reuse, composting, landfill mining, waste-to-energy facilities, recapturing methane…

Eliminating the Threat

Date: 01.02.14

W e are starting to progress in our waste habits by re- cycling different streams of waste and using closed landfills constructively…

Warren Buffett Trades Mesothelioma Death for Money

Date: 11.14.13

It is not for the victims of asbestos diseases, but for the lawyer’s self-interest that asbestos litigation occurs…

The Ugly, The Bad and The Good of Waste Disposal

Date: 08.21.13

I know, I know it is supposed to be The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, but I don’t personally know Clint Eastwood and this blog, in my…

Similarities Between the Waste and Death Industry

Date: 08.01.13

In a blog recently published on Waste & Recycling News, Maria Kirch writes about being environmentally responsible in death…

I’m Guilty Of Illegal Dumping

Date: 07.26.13

I live in downtown New York City, one block west of City Hall. My office is approximately 2 1/2 blocks north of City Hall. I point this out…

Honest Truths

Date: 07.02.13

I have to be honest about my life, a life of sever Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). My father had it. I know, because I…

The Impact of Environmental Litigation

Date: 05.12.13

Let’s explore the history of toxic substances in our environment from the time we knew that the toxic substances were harmful and lethal…

The Trouble with Asbestos Disposal

Date: 04.23.13

Hailed as a miracle mineral because of its superior fire resistance and tensile strength, asbestos was installed abundantly into our built… 

Understanding Price and Cost of Hazardous Wastes

Date: 03.22.13

The first line of defense for companies is they don’t have any hazardous, toxic or regulated wastes. And if they do, it is minimal, gets…

Zero Waste, Circular Economy, Sustainability Impact the Bottom Line 

Date: 01.18.13

What is zero waste? In manufacturing zero waste’s goal is to reuse left over materials from the manufacturing of products, putting them…

Utilities Will be Forced to Figure out Tough Environmental Issues

Date: 01.08.13

I read an article in the Wall Street Journal, a fairly reliable publication, titled “U.S. Electricity Use on Wane.”

The Only Four Things We are Given in Life

Date: 12.20.12

I teach my children that we only have four things in this world

Waste is a Perpetual and Eternal Problem

Date: 11.08.12

We all agree that waste has become a Herculean issue

Corporate Leaders: Don’t Allow the Landfilling of Hazardous and Regulated Waste Haunt Us!

Date: 10.17.12

The holiday season is coming: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s…

Postal Service can Learn from the Waste Industry

Date: 09.03.12

My friend, John Crudele, who writes three plus columns a week for the New York Post on economic issues and one on personal…

Zero Waste – Zero Waste – Zero Waste

Date: 08.01.12

The Planning Group of the Zero waste International Alliance defines zero waste as: “Zero waste is a goal that is ethical, economical…

Are We Good Physicians of Our Environment?

Date: 10.11.11

In ancient China a physician, who had two brothers, also physicians, was asked by a lord, which of you is the most skilled in the art of…

The Asbestos Business is Booming – But from the Wrong End

Date: 07.25.11

I eat dinner somewhere between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. most nights

The Asbestos Debacle

Date: 09.16.10
Society and industry are diligently working to find better solutions through waste reduction, recycling and reuse, but  what is the plan for…

Solve CERCLA and SEC Asbestos Liability

Date: 08.27.09
The regulatory whirlpool keeps turning the U.S. power industry every which way but loose

Industry-Government-Pollution-EPA-Money

Date: 06.14.11

Industry and Government have been hazardous polluters for decades. Negative Externality (the theory that those who make a decision…

EPA Budget Cuts Spell Stricter Enforcement Technology the Answer

Date: 07.15.11

How does the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) receive funding? The simple answer – the taxpayer -from the taxpayer…

Clean Energy Technologies Will Create Waste

Date: 08.23.11

The birth of mitigating our dependency on oil and coal is here. We are rapidly developing energy saving and renewable-energy…

Asbestos and Other Hazardous Wastes

Date: 07.07.11

Asbestos has been used in products since the first century as tablecloths, candle wicks, blankets, etc. At that time the advice to slave…

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