August 2021 Fire Report: EPA’s Report Proves It’s Time for Government Intervention
Conversations around lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) and fires in the waste and recycling industry are ramping up as more data becomes available and more reports are published. But what will it take [...]
Fires Continue On Historical Trend; Dive Into Landfill Fires
The waste and recycling industry continues to experience fire incidents that are in line with historical trends. Recognizing this problem, Fire Rover has released a new early detection, [...]
Is Sanitization Nation Responsible for the Post-Pandemic Surge in Facility Fires?
The good news is we didn’t have the worst month for fires ever, but the bad news is this June ranked second to June 2018 with regard to fire incidents at our waste and recycling facilities. The [...]
May 2021 Fire Report: Is the Pandemic Recovery Driving Record-high Fire Incidents?
The past three months have been the worst on record since I began reporting waste and recycling facility fire incidents in the beginning of 2016. In March, we incurred 31 reported fire incidents, [...]
April 2021 Fire Report: Worst Month for Fires Since 2016!
The past two months have been the worst on record since I began reporting waste and recycling facility fire incidents in 2016. In March, we incurred 31 reported fire incidents, which is still [...]
March 2021 Fires Up: A Conversation with the New Face of Scrap Metal, Brett “Dr. Hustle” Ekart
January, February and March are in the rear-view mirror, and although the first two months of the year were par for the course, in March, we incurred 31 reported fire incidents, the [...]