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While you focus on your core business of collection, processing and disposal; Rehrig Pacific is focused on building better products and services that are stronger and safer. Our sophisticated tracking system will empower you with information to make better business decisions in an effort to improve productivity & safety, reduce operating costs, and enhance the customer experience. That’s good news for the environment, and your business.

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  • Scrap Tire Reuse: An Environmental Success Story?

    “Today, four in five scrap tires are repurposed into some kind of a product after their lifecycle.”

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  • Autodesk’s Lego Model-Building Robot is the Future of Manufacturing

    The software giant’s BrickBot project shows how robots can learn to autonomously do complex tasks. For now it’s with Legos. The next step is in factories.

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  • What Will The Future of Landfills Look Like?

    As the push for diversion increasingly gains force, two questions arise: Will municipal solid waste landfills continue to dwindle, and where will disposal companies be, as a business, in 15 to 20 years?

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  • New Trash Cans Moving Forward

    The Burlington, IA City Council moved the solid waste department closer to implementing its new trash collection program.

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  • Rehrig Pacific’s Foster Gives Garbage Carts Curb Appeal

    Congrats to our very own Derick Foster for being chosen as one of Waste360’s 40 Under 40!

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  • Garland County Panel Backs $149,200 Contract for Trash Can Count, Tracking

    Garland County, AR looks to Rehrig Pacific to assess their current trash collection system.

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  • The Bear-Resistant Roll-Out Cart: Better, Stronger and Smarter Than the Average Bear

    Rehrig Pacific’s Bear-Resistant Roll-Out Cart ensures trash stays in the cart and bears stay out.

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  • Par for the Course

    How do golf equipment manufacturers keep America’s millions of golfers well stocked in balls, clubs, and apparel?

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  • Innovation Gets Honored: Rehrig Pacific’s Derick Foster Is Chosen for Waste360’s 40 Under 40

    Rehrig Pacific’s Derick Foster Is Chosen for Waste360’s 40 Under 40

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  • The Physics of Fireworks

    With Independence Day quickly approaching and firework sales in full swing, we take a look at the physics behind this great American tradition.

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  • Collection Containers for Organic Waste

    The use of carts and various collection containers when handling organic waste

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  • Baltimore’s ‘Mr. Trash Wheel’ is Helping Keep the Inner Harbor Clean

    Baltimore residents are singing the praises of Mr. Trash Wheel, who’s cleaning up the city one pound of trash at a time.

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  • An A-Peeling Idea: Firms Team Up to Recycle Citrus Peel

    In the Netherlands, one start-up is working to recycle citrus peels for new uses in detergents and animal feed.

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  • Names Picked for Nanaimo’s New Automated Garbage Trucks

    The City of Nanaimo gets new automated garbage trucks with some unique names.

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  • How People Make Only a Jar of Trash a Year

    There are a growing number of people—often young millennial women—who are part of a zero-waste movement.

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  • FCM’s 2018 Annual Conference and Trade Show

    Come join us May 31–June 3 at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Conference and Trade Show in Halifax, NS. Booth #A744.

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  • Sedalia on The Brink of New Recycling Campaign

    This August, Rehrig Pacific will deliver 14,200 new garbage and recycling carts to Sedalia, MO.

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  • RCBC Conference and Trade Show

    Rehrig Pacific will be at this year’s RCBC Conference and Trade Show May 30–June 1 in Whistler, BC. Come check us out at Booth 119.

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  • Manchester Residents Getting New Trash Containers

    The Town of Manchester received new Rehrig Pacific 65-gallon carts this week.

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  • Construction Begins on World’s Largest Glass Recycling Facility

    Pace Glass Inc., Long Island City, New York, broke ground May 1 on its new glass recycling facility in Andover Township, New Jersey.

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  • At Seattle’s Dump, Weird is Kind of Normal

    When you throw away a piece of trash, do you ever wonder where it goes and who deals with it? If you live in the city of Seattle, there’s a good chance that your garbage ends up at the city’s dump in South Park, right off Highway 99.

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  • City of Milford to Audit Community’s Trash and Recycling

    We love sharing our knowledge with local communities. This week, we are headed to Milford, Delaware to assess their trash and recycling collection system.

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  • Landfills – A Future Source of Raw Materials

    Landfills may be an important resource for raw materials in the future.

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  • Rehrig Pacific Never Wants Trash to Be a Dirty Word

    Rehrig Pacific’s Pleasant Prairie manufacturing facility believes in the benefits of plastic garbage containers and automatic collection systems.

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  • Rehrig Pacific recognized by Partnership Gwinnett as the 2018 Large Supply Chain Pioneer of the Year at this year’s Movers and Makers Awards
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  • Innovative ¾-Yard and 1-Yard Containers for Urban Environments

    Rehrig Pacific’s new ¾-Yard and 1-Yard Containers are lightweight, narrow, maneuverable, and perhaps most importantly, fully compatible with semi-automated waste pickup systems.

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  • How Do You Get 200,000 Pounds of Trash Off Everest? Recruit Yaks

    Mount Everest draws crowds of trekkers, and along with them, plenty of trash. A national cleanup campaign looks to solve the problem.

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  • Trash, Recycling Bins Arrive in Brockton, Soon to Be Delivered to Residents

    New Rehrig Pacific trash carts and recycling bins debut in Brockton, MA.

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  • 5th International Human-Bear Conflicts Workshop

    Our Bear-Resistant ROC will be on display at the 5th International Human-Bear Conflicts Workshop March 25-29. Stop in and see us!

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  • Rehrig Pacific Plastic Commercial Containers for Better Refuse Hauling

    They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. In the case of refuse hauling, that is sometimes literally true—trash pickup is as necessary to a functioning society as water or electricity.

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  • Collection Containers for Organic Waste

    Our very own Dennis Monestier was recently quoted in the Forester Daily News. Here’s what he had to say about how Rehrig Pacific was able to create raccoon- and bear-resistant containers that are helping municipalities throughout North America.

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  • What’s So Cool About Manufacturing

    Rehrig Pacific Erie Team recently partnered with 7th and 8th grade students at J.S. Wilson Middle School in a video contest focused on “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing”

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  • Rehrig Pacific Featured in Roadrunner Magazine

    We were recently mentioned in Roadrunner Magazine, a National Public Works publication for Central and Western Canada.

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  • Super Bowl Project to Score Zero Waste on Gameday – Here’s How

    Super Bowl LII will debut a collaborative effort aiming for zero waste at US Bank Stadium in Minnesota. Called Rush2Recycle, the project is a partnership among the NFL, PepsiCo, Aramark, US Bank Stadium, and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority to recover more than 90% of the waste generated during the game.

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  • You Don’t Know What You’re Missing Until You Know What You’re Missing

    The science behind route optimization has never been simpler. Our tracking software, Vision, does the heavy lifting so that you don’t have to.

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  • Rehrig Pacific Goes A-List

    We are proud to provide Kim Kardashian with the world’s most beautiful waste cart!

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  • Recycled Rocket Soars with Recycled Capsule

    SpaceX racked up another first on Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA.

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  • We Asked 7 Scientists What Their Favorite Discovery Of 2017 Was

    Gravitational waves, goodbye to Cassini, and a hidden underwater octopus city.

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  • Santa’s Supply Chain Goes Digital

    It’s no secret that Santa is the greatest supply chain success story of all time. Not only does Santa have a laser focus on his target market — children of all ages — but he has a near perfect order rating, a global distribution channel that spans the world in 24 hours, door to chimney delivery, and low turnover rates amongst the elves. Still not convinced? Santa’s supply chain was the very first to run “in the cloud.”

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  • Landfill To Use Geothermal Heat For Greenhouses

    New England Waste Services of Vermont wants to build a row of greenhouses powered by geothermal heat from decomposing waste at the state’s largest landfill.

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  • Rehrig Pacific Company and Orange County Public Schools recognized for recycling efforts

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection presented the Recycling Recognition award to Rehrig Pacific Company for their outstanding reuse efforts and commitment to Florida’s environment and recycling goals.

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  • Rehrig Pacific’s Recycling Capabilities

    Reduce, reuse, recycle. A very familiar phrase that isn’t often put into practice. Rehrig Pacific makes it easy to go by the three R’s because we design our products and logistics solutions around them from the very beginning.

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  • Going Green Without Going Into The Red

    It’s fair to say we find crates, pallets, bakery trays, beverage shells and other plastic containers much more exciting than the average person. So it may come as a surprise that supply chain plastic packaging is now at the center of a thriving criminal enterprise.

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  • With Vision, You’ll Never Fly Blind

    A good scientific solution is efficient, elegant and rigorously tested. And if you don’t think the supply chain can be all of those things at once, you haven’t worked with Rehrig Pacific yet.

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  • We’re Movers, Makers, and Medium Manufacturer of the Year

    We care a lot about supply chains, logistics, containers, and the physics behind them. We also care a lot about our customers, employees and community.

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  • Semi-Automated and REL Kickbar Compatible Containers for Urban Conditions

    At Rehrig Pacific, a container is never just a container. It’s an intriguing scientific challenge.

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  • Bear-Resistant, People-Friendly

    The Rehrig Pacific Bear-Resistant Roll-Out Cart is the only bear-resistant bin that works with fully-automated systems, is ANSI compliant, and certified by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee

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  • Salesforce IoT Explorer Lowers Barrier to IoT with Low-Code Interface, Proactive Data

    Salesforce unveiled Salesforce IoT Explorer Edition, a new platform that aims to remove the barriers for companies of all sizes to take advantage of the internet of things (IoT) and sensor data.

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  • News from the ISWA World Congress

    Waste management companies ready to use technology to develop new solutions are in for a busy future, according to several speakers at the 2017 Wastecon/ISWA World Congress.

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  • Rehrig Bear Resistant Roll Out Cart

    See how the 95 Gallon Fully Automated Bear Cart protects against relentless Bears.

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  • Closing the Loop with Recyclables

    Watch how Rehrig Pacific partners with waste companies to help communities reduce, reuse and recycle.

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  • Rehrig Raccoon Institute Video

    See how the EnviroGuard Organic Bin protects against relentless rodents.

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  • Rehrig Pacific Infuriates Bears Nationwide

    Rehrig Pacific Company, a leading solutions provider headquartered in Los Angeles, debuts its new Bear-Resistant Roll-Out Cart at WasteCon 2017. The cart, engineered to withstand the efforts of even the most determined bears, is designed to help communities that struggle with the animals getting into residents’ waste.

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