"Resource Library" Posts

Will Your Business Be Affected by New Recycling Laws?

Commodity market volatility, supply chain woes, plastic protests, and international trade gridlock are among some circumstances that have created a need for better recycling infrastructure and programs. The result of this has left overlapping recycling legislation on the table. Some of these changes can have business implications. The changing recycling laws include such items as:

  • Product bans
  • Bottle bills
  • Biogas
  • Extended producer responsibility
  • Waste and recycling education
  • Infrastructure investments
  • Solid waste recycling
  • Product/material bans

There’s not a one-size-fits-all solution that will solve the recycling challenges faced in today’s market; it will take a handful of complimentary stakeholder-focused policies. While there are numerous bills to keep an eye on, some core pieces of legislation represent varied approaches to tackling the longtime recycling hurdle faced by the US.…

Will Circular Economy and Climate Goals Transform the Waste Industry’s Status Quo?

Historically, business waste management status quo was to landfill; now, organizations are more interested in waste diversion improvements. The pace and scale of ESG reporting trends and zero waste initiatives across organizations, large and small, private and public, have initiated a greater shift toward measurable carbon reductions and landfill diversion efforts. Are these efforts changing the status quo?

Some circular economy efforts getting the most attention include organics processing, enhanced recycling technology and programs, improvements on waste-to-energy equipment, and supply chain materiality reductions. While action, ideals, and actual practices have yet to catch up, it does seem that between new legislation and stakeholder pressure on businesses to transition to a circular economy, the status quo is beginning to shift.…

4 Retail Construction Companies Building our Future Retail Landscapes

At National Waste Associates, we handle construction and demolition waste for a variety of construction companies. Construction firms in the U.S. are in great demand, with project spend totaling $1.68 trillion in January 2022, 8.2% higher than the same time a year prior. Despite a volatile supply chain, material costs, and labor shortages, there are some key players in the retail construction space that we thought deserved to be highlighted for their stellar efforts in the industry during these times and over the years.

Retail Construction Services
www.retailconstruction.com

Since 1984, Retail Construction Services (RCS) have become experts in large-scale rollout programs and have been a staple in retail construction projects that deliver.…

Increase Construction ROI with One Segmented Multi-Construction Site Waste Bill

For construction companies that operate regionally or nationwide, project managers are often left to deal with multiple waste service providers, numerous bills, and customer service call centers. While this may be somewhat of a norm, more efficient construction site waste management practices can save time, labor, and costs with one dedicated waste champion. The hallmark of a profitable construction company is its ability to effectively and efficiently accomplish project goals while decreasing spent time and budgets. This one move with waste management systematizes your efforts, leading to larger profit margins.

Large construction companies that span regionally, nationally and even internationally are seeing a rise in demand, yet margins are shrinking, supply chains are strained, material costs are up, and waste bills from region to region vary greatly.…

C&D ROI: Leveraging Deconstruction Efforts to Increase Profits and Improve PR

When it comes to construction ROI, 73% of CEOs at small-to-mid-sized construction companies believe that their success is reliant on efficiencies that result in a reduction of time and cost, according to the Vistage CEO Confidence Index.

Deconstruction efforts can help construction company CEOs leverage a new strategy for increasing revenue. Deconstruction is a process of selectively dismantling a building’s materials and components for reuse, donation, recycling, and other waste management avenues that lend a service to both your company and the local community.

Turning construction waste into cash
Building deconstruction is a growing construction business trend, especially in the Pacific Northwest.…