If Food Waste Was Snow

| I’ve been seeing pictures on social media that friends from the Midwest have posted of snow. They’re shots of snow on the patio furniture, photos of their dogs playing in the snow, and my favorite, grilling steaks out in the snow. The pictures I don’t like are the ones in which someone is holding a ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces New Technical Policy for Measuring Recycling

| Promoting a Consistent Methodology to Use Across the Recycling Industry Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) International Board unanimously approved a new technical policy citing the need for entities to measure recycling progress and encouraging the development of a consistent methodology. Although the historic measure for recycling has been ... READ MORE

Mission: Possible Demo Day 2018

| Rotochopper’s Demo Day 2018 is just around the corner. This year Demo Day will feature the latest innovations that Rotochopper has to offer, including the recently launched, B-66 L Series, and Demo Day is your chance to see it in action. The New B-66 L Series is engineered to take on your toughest grinding applications ... READ MORE

Memphis Sanitation Workers Honored at WASTECON

| With over 50 years of service at the City of Memphis, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) honored Elmore Nickelberry and Cleophus Smith for their dedication to the solid waste industry during an awards ceremony at WASTECON. Employed at the Memphis Department of Public Works during the Memphis sanitation worker’s strike in 1968, ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces Professional Achievement Award Winners

| Winners honored at WASTECON® 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 SWANA Professional Achievement Awards, nominated by their peers for solid waste industry excellence and dedication. Prominent industry experts are honored with Professional Achievement Awards for their significant contributions to SWANA, ... READ MORE

SWANA Unveils New WASTECON® Logo and 2019 Theme

| Updated Logo and “Pathway to Innovation” Theme to Debut in Phoenix, Arizona  During the final day of WASTECON 2018, the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, SWANA unveiled its updated conference logo and the new theme for the 2019 event. The ... READ MORE

Meet Leachate and Wastewater Experts at WASTECON® 2018

| August 15, 2018 Managing landfill leachate is increasingly challenging and costly. SCS Engineers has arranged to provide you with the opportunity to meet with leachate and wastewater experts at the SCS Engineers booth 604 during WASTECON’s exhibit hours. The leachate treatment experts will provide you with the opportunity to discuss the issues and challenges at your landfill’s ... READ MORE

Scott Smith named Director of Municipal Sales for Big Truck Rental

| Tampa, FL, August 13, 2018 — Big Truck Rental, LLC. announced that Scott Smith will be taking on the role of Director of Municipal Sales.  Scott will be responsible for the strategy and execution of fleet management plans to support the needs of the municipal sector for both the United States and Canada. “I am ... READ MORE

New Report Analyzes Residential Yard Waste Collection Processes

| Silver Spring, MD – A new report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) documents the collection of yard waste, analyzing schedules, processes, and costs, while looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and mitigate risks. The report, “Service Options for the Curbside Collection of Residential Yard Waste,” used ... READ MORE

CP Group Breaks Ground on Fiberight Facility

| HAMPDEN, MAINE (August 14, 2018) – Earlier this summer, CP Group broke ground on the installation of the advanced material recovery facility that will be the front-end system for Fiberight’s waste processing and refining facility. This site will feature Fiberight’s first full-scale operation of its biofuels and biogas processing systems. Serving 115 municipalities, the 144,000-square-foot ... READ MORE

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