Coronavirus Pandemic Spurs Uncertainty For Waste Disposal, Recycling

March 19, 2020
Waste industry officials say the coronavirus pandemic is creating uncertainty for U.S. disposal and recycling, as business closures and a general economic slowdown are likely to cut the amount of waste created across the country, but limits on international trade will force domestic facilities to process a larger portion of the remaining waste. Despite those concerns, groups representing companies that collect and transport municipal and industrial waste say they are not planning to cut back on their own operations as...

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