We track waste franchises and send a report directly to your inbox. Franchises are a common, perhaps increasingly common, regulatory system for solid waste and recycling collection. Cities and counties with a franchised collection system will enter into a contract with a private company for collection services in a portion or all of the municipality, for a specified period of … Read More
We are data nerds and enjoy reading reports on local government, so we conducted the first Waste Alert Report in 2016. It was a crazy pursuit, but it led to interesting analysis and validation of just how significantly local government activity impacts the solid waste and recycling industry. To our knowledge, the 2016 Waste Alert Report was the first comprehensive … Read More
In 2016, Waste Alert reviewed 1,434 agendas and minutes related to 752 local government meetings to identify solid waste and recycling actions and discussion. Here are the surprising results.