3 Questions About the Future of Business Waste & Recycling in 2023

3 Questions About the Future of Waste & Recycling

– Feb. 16, 2023 –   These days, every industry is full of unexpected turns. But, with new federal/state/local regulations and growing customer demands, how does one expect to keep tabs on it all while maintaining a profitable business?   Want to know something? Waste secretly runs our businesses – and partnering with a reputable…

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Austin Passes City Ordinance for Food Waste Recycling

In response to the food waste epidemic in the US, Austin, Texas is the first city in the state to pass a local ordinance that prevents restaurants from disposing of food waste in landfills. This landmark ordinance in the capitol city is yet another significant step in reducing food waste state-wide. New Food Waste Landfill…

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White Paper: "Environmental Law Changes Impact Collision Centers"

Environmental Whitepaper

The world of collision centers requires a lot of knowledge, hard work, problem-solving skills, and effective time management to produce positive outcomes—both for customers and facilities. These needs are even more apparent for collision centers, which take on some of the most difficult and complicated repair jobs. Fixing cars after major accidents means approaching each…

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Managing Auto Body Shops Bondo Sanding Debris

Auto Sanding

One aspect of body shops waste management has to deal with is sanding debris, namely bondo dust & debris. Bondo is a staple in automotive body repair and has been for years, but with changing environmental regulations it can be hard to stay on top of what is expected when it comes to disposal. Better…

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Mobile Fleet Services Challenges: Compliance

Mobile Fleet Compliance

With the flexibility of nimble, efficient, and on-demand maintenance available from the mobile fleet services industry providers – the days of fleet operations being tied to physical locations to have their vehicles serviced are coming to an end. The concept of mobile fleet services providers is a business model that is catching on with fleet…

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NFPA 96: Standard Fire Code for Vent Hood Cleaning

NFPA Fire Code 96

In the restaurant business, few regulatory codes are as important as the National Fire Prevention Association’s code 96. NFPA 96 is the standard code fire marshals follow to inspect commercial cooking operations, and one of the key components of the code is how the ventilation system is cleaned and maintained. At Quest, we understand that…

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Food Waste Landfill Ban: Recycling Food Waste, The Where and The How

Food waste landfill ban

Food waste is by no means a new issue. Concerns about access to nutrition and edible food being wasted stretch back centuries. The current food waste issue in the U.S. involves a focus on the scale of the problem and the environmental and financial drawbacks that come along with such a substantial level of waste. Organizations that generate a lot of food waste, from restaurants…

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Changes in Used Oil Filter Recycling

used oil filter recycling, regulations

In the automotive industry, products are continuously evolving and improving. Automakers release updated models every year with the latest advancements in technology and engineering. As the classic muscle cars of the 60’s evolved into the sleek, high-tech vehicles of today one constant remained relatively unchanged over the decades — metal encased oil filters. Filter media…

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