Recycling contract language series vol 2
The following contains the exact language (italicized) currently found in a standard commercial Waste Management contract specifically related to recycling services. In addition to excerpts from the contractual agreement, we will follow up with a plain-language interpretation. RECYCLING SERVICES. The […]
Recycling contract language series
Recycling contract language series By Mark Lestina – President, Wastemaster, Corp. Background The current state of recycling is a mess. A year ago, overseas markets were robust and the Chinese bought up almost all of the US recycling commodities even […]
Why use a waste broker?
Waste brokers have had a significant positive impact on the trash/recycling industry. Today, the use of a professional Waste broker is one of the key strategies used by sophisticated property managers and business owners.
The Downside of “Doing It Yourself” trash management
Of course “trash hauler X” can meet my price. They’re happy to, because they know in 2 or 3 years they’ll be right back to where they are now. You’re still left with all the administrative headaches, and the lower […]
Hey Chicago! It’s time to start recycling.
The time has finally come upon us….and it only took 20 years! Thank you Mr. Emanuel for saying that you’ll start to enforce the Chicago recycling ordinance. If you want the full text, you can find it here. Chicago Recycling […]
Dwelling Unit Self-Certification in Chicago
For everyone living in Chicago, you are probably aware that the City has implemented a new fee for trash service. If you live in a building that has 4 units or less, you are now required to pay $9.50/month for […]
Waste Management Resources – March 2016
Top stories in this newsletter Zero Precent turns to crowdfunding to prevent food waste Distributing food to the need is often more problematic than supplying it in Chicago. Good food goes to waste at downtown restaurants because nonprofits, many of […]