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Waste is any substance which is discarded after primary use, or it is worthless, defective and of no use.

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial waste pick up is not just a matter of size. Though certainly larger than residential carts and waste cans, commercial containers come with additional features made necessary by the volume and weight of their waste loads. Commercial containers are made with different materials, often with reinforced structures to manage

Reader Profile: Angelique Giraud

Reader Profile: Angelique Giraud

In 1986, the Solid Waste Authority (SWA) officials of Palm Beach County, FL discovered federally-endangered snail kites on property earmarked for a landfill. The SWA took steps to preserve the active rookery, resulting in the development of the SWA Greenway System, offering visitors a natural respite amidst the SWA’s waste

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AMCS Group
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B-Tek Scales LLC
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Babcock & Wilcox
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Barton & Loguidice
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Blackhawk Technology Company
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Buffalo Turbine
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Bulk Handling Systems LLC
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Byers Scientific & Manufacturing
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Cambridge Companies
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Chevron Industrial
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ClearSpan Fabric Structures
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CP Group
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Cummins Westport Inc.
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Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America
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DuraTech Industries
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Eriez
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Freightliner/Daimler Trucks North America LLC
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Frutiger / Mobydick, Wheel Washing Systems
www.mobydick.com/mobydick-wheel-washing-systems/

G-S Products
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Global Sensor Systems Inc.
www.globalsensorsystems.com

Hallco Industries Inc.
www.hallcoindustries.com

ISCO Industries LLC
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Isuzu Trucks
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J&M Industries
www.jmicovers.com

Keith Mfg.
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LATICRETE International

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TY CUSHION TIRE
TY Cushion Tire has been producing tires for over 50 years and was the first to design, manufacture, and distribute the unique aperture structure, soft-riding solid tire. The production department has worked hard over the years to revolutionize the solid tire manufacturing process, illuminating the traditional problems seen

Guest Editorial: A Global WasteCon

Guest Editorial: A Global WasteCon

For much of the past year, SWANA’s hard working staff and leadership have been promoting the very unique WASTECON taking place in Baltimore on September 25–27. What makes it unique? We are co-hosting our big annual conference with the ISWA World Congress, for the first time in nearly 20 years.

Project Profile: Small-scale Biogas Technology for Alternative Vehicle Fuel

Project Profile: Small-scale Biogas Technology for Alternative Vehicle Fuel

New technology is being developed in response to a growing interest in lower-cost vehicle fuel alternatives. One example is the patent-pending BioCNG biogas conditioning system invented by Cornerstone, which economically converts methane produced from the decomposition of organic waste materials—or “biogas”—into a renewable natural gas (RNG) suitable for use in

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Announces Winners of the 2017 Safety Awards
SWANA is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 SWANA Safety Awards selected by SWANA’s Technical Divisions and the SWANA Safety Committee for their excellence in solid waste safety.

This year, SWANA expanded its Safety Awards program and selected winners based on SWANA’s 7

Safety: Safety in Numbers

Safety: Safety in Numbers

Any discussion of vehicle safety begins with a conundrum: new cars and trucks have never been safer, and yet the number of people who lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents went up for the first time in nearly a decade. Preliminary data from the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates

Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry

Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry

Not unlike other industries, the solid waste industry has, in recent years, embarked on a quest to include “smart technologies” in everyday processes and programs. The objective for most municipalities and private haulers is fulfill the mantra: providing services cheaper, quicker, and better to their customers.

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