Winning the refuse game
- Businesses benefit from competition. Johnson, Jim // Waste News;02/26/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p9
Reports on the benefits of a highly competitive waste management industry in Birmingham, Alabama. Competition among national companies and local haulers; Abundance of disposal options and landfills; Competitive costs.
- Pie fight. Duff, Susanna // Waste News;8/20/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p16
Reports the competition between private landfills and hauling companies for customer share in Ottawa, Ontario. Closure of the waste facility of Canadian Waste; Average waste collected by hauling companies and landfills; Significance of good business relationships on company status.
- Battle ground. McMullen, Cheryl A. // Waste News;10/09/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 20, p10
Focuses on competition by private waste haulers for the commercial and industrial markets in Cincinnati, Ohio. Market description; Major haulers.
- Commercial Appeal. O'Connell, Kim A. // Waste Age;Sep2005, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p48
This article focuses on the competition among waste management companies for commercial waste collection contracts in the U.S. Commercial and institutional waste forms a significant portion of municipal solid waste, even in small cities and suburbs, according to the Environmental Protection...
- DATAMONITOR: Pennon Group Plc. // Pennon Group, PLC SWOT Analysis;Feb2012, p1
A company profile of Pennon Group Plc, a holding company engaged in water and sewage services and waste management business through its two principal subsidiaries, South West Water and Viridor Waste Management, is presented. An overview of the company is given, along with key facts including...
- TALKING TRASH WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR. Scott, Robert B. // Public Management (00333611);Jun2004, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p12
Explains that the Carrollton Solid Waste Division (CSW) competed with the private sector for residential waste collection and disposal under a managed competition process in Carrollton, Texas. Outcome of the venture into managed competition can be attributed to productivity, experience, and...
- Beyond the Bargain. McGinn, Kate // Waste Age;Dec2007, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p18
This article discusses the importance of professional relationships for waste firms in purchasing a business insurance policy. Several factors affect the price and availability of insurance coverage for businesses, such as competition among insurance carriers, current interest rates, the stock...
- Can consumers enforce environmental regulations? The role of the market in hazardous waste compliance. Stafford, Sarah // Journal of Regulatory Economics;Feb2007, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p83
We examine the U.S. hazardous waste management industry to assess the role that consumers play in encouraging environmental compliance. We first examine whether environmental performance affects consumer demand and find that noncompliance does decrease demand, at least in the short term. Next we...
- Road To Recover. Langham, Paul // Local Authority Waste & Recycling;Nov2012, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p13
The article presents the reason for greater communication between local authorities in Great Britain and contractors before awarding a contract. In the past 10 years, the author says there have been a "dog eat dog" culture existing in the waste management sector, which resulted in council...