The US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2021 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries showing refuse and recyclable materials collection was the seventh-deadliest job that year, down from sixth in 2020.
Publication date: June, 2021. PFAS is especially interesting to solid waste professionals because of how difficult it is to remove from landfills. Can thermal combustion plants like waste-to-energy facilities reduce PFAS in waste?
Integrated solid waste management is a series of complimentary actions to reduce the quantities of solid waste generated and manage that which is generated in an economically and environmentally sound manner.