Articles by tag: waste

WeCare Denali Acquires Swanson Bark & Wood

WeCare Denali Acquires Swanson Bark & Wood

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Swanson Bark & Wood through are wholly-owned subsidiary, WeCare Denali. Swanson Bark & Wood operates multiple sites in the Pacific Northwest where they process organic waste to produce high-value mulch and soil products for national lawn & garden companies, retailers, and landscapers. Swanson was founded in 1928…

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Nokia Today: Nokia and Greener Acres Canada Partner to Advance Intelligent Urban Infrastructure

In October, Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, Inc. announced a powerful partnership. E-waste refers to discarded devices, from smartphones to computers, tablets and gaming consoles, that traditionally have found their way into landfills. Now, with this partnership, the two companies will use the nearly 50,000 tons of this waste produced by the city of…

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6 Ways that Manufacturers can Reduce Changeover Downtime

Reducing downtime during changeover is a goal that any cost-conscious manufacturer would pursue. The reality of today’s market is there’s a great variety of products and sizes to meet consumer demands. It’s becoming more common for retailers to set specific requirements about the material and packing methods used, such as shelf-ready packaging. That means the…

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Where Do All the Old Solar Panels Go?: Business Casual

Solar panels have long been the figurehead of the sustainability movement. They are the celebrities of being “off-grid,” representing everything it means to building a lifestyle in harmony with the earth. But how earth-friendly are solar panels? Powered by RedCircle Millions of tonnes of solar panels hit landfills each year, and that number is only…

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Healthcare
A Second Opinion Could Help Curb Wasteful Healthcare Spending in the US

On today’s episode of the MarketScale Healthcare podcast, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin explores waste in the American healthcare system. A recent October 2019 study in JAMA by Dr. William Shrank showed waste makes up almost a quarter, or 25%, of U.S. healthcare spending, which, when quantified, can reach $935 billion by some estimates….

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Why Hardwired Buttons Outperform Wearable Devices in School Safety
July 15, 2024

In a recent episode of “Secured” with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation revolved around the evolution of safety systems in schools and wearable devices. The discussion highlighted the simplicity of understanding effective systems, using Buc-ee’s gas stations’ success, known for their clean restrooms, as an analogy for consistency and excellence. Matranga…

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Fact or Fiction: Do All Boats Show as AIS Targets on Radar?
July 12, 2024

In this latest episode of Icom’s “Fact or Fiction,” Captain Kelly Gordon tackles a common misconception about marine radar systems: Do all boats show up on radar as AIS (Automatic Identification System) targets? Many believe every vessel on the water appears as those distinctive little triangles on radar screens, representing AIS targets. However, Captain…

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AI in content marketing
Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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