December 2018

Holiday Household Waste: Educating Citizens on Proper Disposal

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 24, 2018

Between the holidays of Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, households produce an average of 25 percent more waste than at any other time of the year. Every week during the holiday season, we add 1 million tons of waste to the nation’s landfills. Clearly, municipalities and environmental agencies haven’t yet educated individuals in their communities on how to reduce waste, whether through diversion to recycling or composting operations or, better yet, reducing the volume of generated garbage in the first place.

 

Posted in: Blog

Complying with State Odor Regulations at Solid Waste Management Facilities

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 20, 2018
Solid waste management facilities in the United States come in a variety of forms: Composting operations, materials recovery facilities (MRFs), construction and demolition (C&D) debris processors, sanitary landfills. But for all the diversity within the waste facility universe, they all have one thing in common: They must comply with odor and nuisance regulations set by the state.
Posted in: Articles

Waste Handling and Recycling at Municipal Holiday Events

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 17, 2018
Municipal holiday events are one of the year’s best community-building tools for cities and towns of every size. But when you gather large groups of people in outdoor spaces for a fabulous celebration, you create lots of waste. It’s the organizer’s job to handle all of that waste, gathering it from distinct collection points, bringing it to bulk hoppers, and hiring haulers to bring it to materials recovery facilities, city composters, or landfills.
Posted in: Blog

Nu-Star Power Pushers Now Available from Solus Group

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 13, 2018
Solus Group, a leading online provider of material handling equipment with a special focus on the waste-management industry, is now selling Power Pushers from Nu-Star.
Posted in: News

Best Ways Hotels Can Prepare to Host Company Holiday Parties

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 10, 2018
In the hospitality industry, holidays lead to a significant uptick in companies booking parties. After all, every business needs a place to celebrate the year in review and look forward to the year to come. Typically, that place is a hotel ballroom.
Posted in: Blog

Holiday Waste Handling for Retailers

By Solus Group Marketing Team December 3, 2018

For retailers, the holiday season brings more sales, more deliveries, and, as a result, more waste. The problem grows in step with a larger retail environment; last holiday season, retail sales beat predictions by 5.6 percent. Most surprisingly, brick-and-mortar sales grew faster than they had the previous year, suggesting that e-commerce isn’t necessarily ending in-person purchases any time soon.

Posted in: Blog

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