In business, there are imitators and there are innovators, and the Labrie name is known worldwide for its pioneering solid waste industry trucks. Respected for groundbreaking designs and exceptional quality, Labrie Environmental Group makes waste management, compost, and recycling easier and more efficient for municipalities across North America.
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Coreslab Structures (OKLA) Inc.Concrete Decision for Safer, Sturdier Structures
Coreslab Structures (OKLA) Inc. has made a name for itself as a premier supplier of structural and architectural Precast Concrete products and solutions for more than 40 years.
Peninsula PlasticsNew Products, New Ownership for This Family Firm
Big changes have taken place at Peninsula Plastics Ltd., a start-to-finish custom injection moulding company in Fort Erie, Ontario, since it was profiled in February 2021’s Resource in Focus magazine. There has been a change of ownership in this family firm and some exciting new products—including a cutting-edge plastic garbage can.
Premier Facility Management / Premier Compaction SystemsReducing Waste, Expenses, and the Carbon Footprint of Its Clients
Premier Facility Management (PFM) and sister company Premier Compaction Systems (PCS) offer practical and sustainable waste management and recycling services, solutions, and products. Based in Woodland Park, New Jersey, the Premier firms aim to shrink landfills, improve the environment, and lower costs for clients by reducing their waste transportation and tipping fees.
Classic Recycling New York Corp.Eat, (Don’t) Sleep, Recycle: Keeping NYC Clean and Green
It’s known as the city that never sleeps, and with countless types of businesses, tourists, residents, restaurants and entertainment, New York City produces a lot of trash at all hours of the day and night. Donna Chiaia helps keep the city she loves clean and green through Classic Recycling New York, her multi-generational family business that she proudly owns and runs with her sister and daughter, and which boasts more than 50 years of experience.
McMullen & PitzOver a Century of Diverse Construction Solutions
McMullen & Pitz Construction Company has over a century of experience in America’s construction industry. In 1918, Oliver McMullen, the owner of a small construction company in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, teamed up with businessman Arthur Pitz to form the company that still bears their names. This new company touted a special focus on marine construction with attention paid to Manitowoc, Sheboygan, and the surrounding areas.
Gainsborough WasteAlways Moving Forward
While running Carl Construction and Carl Custom Homes about 30 years ago, Noble Carl saw that there was a growing need at building sites for building waste removal and disposal services. Other needs then presented themselves, each one an opportunity.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)Leading the Solid Waste Industry
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has been the leading association in the solid waste management field for over sixty years. With forty-seven chapters in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, and more than ten thousand public and private sector members, SWANA is the largest member-based solid waste association in the world. The organization provides technical conferences, certifications, publications, and a wide variety of technical training courses to support the industry.
Ice River Sustainable SolutionsA Trusted Voice in the Canadian Recycling Industry
Four and a half years ago, Ice River was featured in Manufacturing in Focus as a manufacturer of environmentally responsible bottled water. Since that time, it has grown significantly and undergone a major transformation, rebranding under the new name Ice River Sustainable Solutions (IRSS) to demonstrate its increasing commitment to improving the plastics industry.
Filco CartingA Century-Long Tradition of Adaptation and Reinvention
Filco Carting is a full-service rubbish removal and recycling company serving the five boroughs of New York City. As a company heavily focused on sustainability, Filco looks for safe and modern waste solutions in all aspects of the business, from pick-up to disposal. Offering residential, commercial, and industrial collection services, Filco develops personal relationships with its customers and this results in significant repeat business.
A New Look at Turning Waste into ResourcesOne Man’s Trash…
From yarns made from plastic ocean waste to a new generation of materials that can be recycled over and over again, plastics today are being viewed more as a resource than an environmental liability.
National Waste PartnersA Partner You Can Count On
National Waste Partners handles compactor and baler sales, rentals, repair, and waste coordination services for more than 4,000 commercial and industrial customers throughout 45 states. The company formed in 2017 when the private equity firm Bestige Holdings LLC brought together Compactor Rentals of America (CRA), Action Compaction Services (ACS) and Computerized Waste Systems to provide a complete, streamlined solution.
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)Advocating for Safety in the Solid Waste Industry
SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America) is a professional organization providing advocacy, research, and education to solid waste leaders in the public and private sectors. “SWANA is unique, as it is the only association in the waste and recycling sector that represents people in both the public and private sectors,” explained David Biderman, Executive Director and CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America. “We are also the only solid waste association with chapters from coast-to-coast, and this is true both in the United States and Canada.”
eCycle SolutionsGiving Your Ex-Smartphone and Burnt Out Appliances New Life
What happens when your smartphone goes kaput and you’ve decided it’s time to get a new one?
EcowasteToward a Greener Future
The way in which we view material headed for the landfill has certainly changed a lot in the last forty-eight years, and Ecowaste has been there to see these changes firsthand. By finishing and closing sections of the landfill, the company has been able to lease portions of land to other companies to bring a number of recovery and disposal techniques under its roof.
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