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Charged with keeping the Jetson household neat and tidy, the fictional Rosie has essentially met her modern day match: Dr. R.E. ("robotic environmentalist") Cycler—an educator AND a machine with a true purpose: to explain the ins and outs of recycling.


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Charged with keeping the Jetson household neat and tidy, the fictional Rosie has essentially met her modern day match: Dr. R.E. ("robotic environmentalist") Cycler—an educator AND a machine with a true purpose: to explain the ins and outs of recycling.

Waste Management

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Rosie The Robot Meets Her Match!

Charged with keeping the Jetson household neat and tidy, the fictional Rosie has essentially met her modern day match: Dr. R.E. ("robotic environmentalist") Cycler—an educator AND a machine with a true purpose: to explain the ins and outs of recycling.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: SmartEnergy Compactor From Waste Management

This "smart" compactor optimizes customer service to eliminate unnecessary pickups.

"Green" Internship Program Launched By ARAMARK

The company has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to foster and teach environmental stewardship in a variety of job types.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Recycling Banding Materials

The right equipment can help facility managers to keep polyester (PET) strapping and steel banding out of landfills.

Services & Maintenance: Getting A Handle On Waste

Managers can optimize their facilities' waste streams with diversion and recycling.

Fluorescent Lighting Fixtures, Pre-1979

The EPA has released recommended steps to take for schools with older lighting fixtures in order to reduce potential exposures to harmful levels of PCBs.The guidance — part of EPA’s efforts to address potential PCB exposures in schools — is based on evidence that the older ballasts contain PCBs that can leak when the ballasts fail,

Game Day Challenge To Reduce Waste

In October 2010, 77 colleges and universities took up the EPA's challenge to reduce waste at one of their home football games.

College Putting Food Waste To Use

Since Fall 2009, Elizabethtown College has been using a food waste treatment strategy that saves water and reduces waste hauling costs.

1,000,000+ Pounds Of Batteries Avoid Landfill

This past summer, Call2Recycle led the campaign to collect at least one million pounds of rechargeable batteries from Americans.

On The Road To Zero Waste, $20 At A Time

GAF’s Cobra® Ridge Vent plant, located in the northern Atlanta suburb of Cumming, GA, is a bright, highly automated, state-of-the-art facility — the type...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Waste Management, Recycling, and Diversion from IEA

The International Environmental Alliance (IEA) provides full service waste management, recycling, and diversion services for facilities of all types and sizes.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ID For Recycling Containers From MOD

Meese Orbitron Dunne offers permanent, molded-in company logos and other markings to promote cart security.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dual Drive Scrap Chopper From Sweed Machinery

Sweed Machinery, Inc. has launched this latest product to help generators of scrap plastic banding.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Pharmaceutical Waste Management

MA-based Clean Harbors offers customized pharmaceutical waste management and removal programs for healthcare facilities.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Smash-It From Air Cycle Corp.

These pneumatic compactors enable facility management staff to compact waste into 55 gallon drums or cubic yard boxes.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Total Resource Management By Geocycle LLC

This service provides companies with a full suite of solutions focused on re-using, recycling and co-processing waste in the most beneficial manner.

Stronger Criminal Enforcement for Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

Change to Win Health and Safety Coordinator Eric Frumin called for stronger criminal sanctions for ignoring safety hazards that lead to a worker's death or serious injury.

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