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100,000 Data-driven stops

100,000 Data-Driven Retail Pickups

Jake LaCivita | April 19, 2022

When retail waste streams are handled correctly and sustainably, e.g. recycling, donations, and stewardship of regulated products, retailers are one step closer to their ESG goals. US Ecology has hit 100,000 Smarter Sorting powered retail pickups. Read more.

Sunflowers and Car Batteries

Kevin Liu | December 20, 2020

While sunflowers may provide a viable method of soil remediation in certain scenarios, the root of the issue still remains: e-waste and its toxic heavy metals are still reaching landfills in alarmingly high quantities. Read more.

A Solid Definition of Waste Forms

Blake Weems | December 3, 2020

“Is this wet or dry?”  Have no fear! Every product registered in the Smarter Sorting Classification Portal is assigned the correct form. No more confusion, and no more guessing with edge cases. A solid definition is here to stay. Read more.

Aerosols as Universal Waste: Retail Implications

Charlie Vallely | November 25, 2019

At large retail facilities, aerosols account for up to 40% of the items managed as hazardous waste. Managing aerosols as universal waste means that many retailers will be able to significantly reduce how much hazardous waste they are generating. Read more.

Retail Hazardous Waste Management Doesn’t Have to Hurt

Scott Mackey | August 12, 2019

Ineffective management of toxic materials may be costing your retail organization big bucks—and fixing the issue requires expertise your organization probably doesn’t possess. We have the solution for your hazardous waste challenges. Read more.