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New Way Customers Receive SWANA 2017 Excellence Awards

New Way Customers Receive SWANA 2017 Excellence Awards

SCRANTON, IOWA (August 2017) – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) recently named their 2017 Excellence Awards recipients. The awards, which are given out annually, honor programs and facilities in 13 municipal waste industry categories. Five customers of refuse-industry leader New Way® Trucks have been selected to receive

POWERING UP WASTE DISPOSAL

POWERING UP WASTE DISPOSAL

With the help of Volvo excavators, a waste-to-energy facility in Pennsylvania is undertaking significant site improvement efforts to lay the foundation for enhanced site safety and efficiency as well as establishing the infrastructure needed to manage increased waste capacity in the future.

On average, the United States generates 230 million tonnes

Residential Organics Recycling: Discard, Storage, and Set-Out

Residential Organics Recycling: Discard, Storage, and Set-Out

Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), municipalities are liable for hazardous waste contained in the municipal solid waste generated in their jurisdictions. Broadly, municipalities are “arrangers” under the law and “potentially responsible parties” for Superfund cleanup. (The most-cited case is B. F. Goodrich Company v. Murtha,

Project Profile: Emery Top 400

Project Profile: Emery Top 400

Cornerstone Construction Services, Inc. (CCS) is a concrete contractor with more than 25 years of experience working in Central Florida. Their concrete crews specialize in mass foundations, structural concrete, slab on grade, slab on metal deck, retaining walls, decorative concrete, hardscapes, concrete paving, tilt wall construction, metal buildings, precast erection,

Maximizing Efficiency and Safety at MRFs

Maximizing Efficiency and Safety at MRFs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) points out on its website that while recycling is good for the environment, it can be dangerous for workers. Certain materials in the wastestream directly pose hazards to workers. Additional hazards include vehicle traffic, moving machine parts, unexpected machine startup, lifting injuries, slips,

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA CEO Accepts PRECO Electronics’ 2016 Excellence in Safety Award
The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Executive Director and CEO, David Biderman, accepted PRECO Electronics’ Excellence in Safety Award at a ceremony at SWANA’s headquarters.

Tamara Humpherys, PRECO Electronics’ Marketing and Communications Manager, presented the award to Biderman and Jesse Maxwell, SWANA’s

SWANA News

SWANA’s Safety Ambassador Program Named “Safety Initiative of the Year” By Waste Dive

The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Safety Ambassador program has been named the winner of the 2016 Dive Awards: Safety Initiative of the Year by Waste Dive, a leading industry news publisher.

Across the waste and recycling industry,

Data Is the Missing Link in Municipal Waste Management

Data Is the Missing Link in Municipal Waste Management

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Today’s on-demand culture places pressure on businesses to deliver better services in less time, and for fewer dollars. While this is nothing new to the private sector, increasingly public services are being asked to do the same. Governments are responding by developing smart solutions that integrate

SWANA News

SWANA News

Savings to Make You Smile: SWANA’s Program of Preferred Providers
SWANA announced the debut of a new affinity program at WASTECON® 2016 in August, and since then, the program has grown rapidly with three vendors added in the last three months. This program offers a preferred provider lineup where members can take

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