Toter’s I Can Cart Art Competition Promoted Sustainability at Breakaway Music Festival

| CHARLOTTE, N.C. [October 16, 2018] – Leading North American manufacturer of curbside refuse and recycling carts, Toter, hosted the I Can Cart Art Competition this weekend, which brought artists together to paint 96-gallon Toter carts with themes of recycling, sustainability, and the Breakaway Music Festival. The competition also challenged participants to create “I Can” pledges ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces WASTECON® 2018 Keynote Speaker Line-Up

| Exclusive Group of Industry Leaders, Designers and Creative Thinkers Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced the keynote speakers for WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities. WASTECON’s line-up of keynote speakers will offer insight on future policy, innovation trends, and technology, ... READ MORE

Top 5 Reasons to Attend #WASTECON 2018!

| Check out our “Top 5 Reasons” why you should head to Music City for a week of learning, networking, and fun at WASTECON® 2018 in Nashville, TN from August 20–23! This dynamic conference will feature “Sound Ideas” in waste management, speaking to the most pressing issues in our industry today. ... READ MORE

Doosan announces multi-year partnership with New York Yankees

| (SUWANEE, Ga. – May 2018) Doosan, a global leader in the Infrastructure Support Business, is proud to announce a multi-year partnership with the New York Yankees. The new partnership adds to Doosan’s existing sponsorship portfolio, which includes multi-year relationships with Major League Baseball® and The Open Championship. “We are excited to grow our overall commitment ... READ MORE

Chinese Government Suspends US Scrap Imports for One Month

| The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. (ISRI) learned that the US operations of the China Certification and Inspection Group North America (CCIC) have been suspended for one month, effective May 4 through June 4. As a result, no inspections can be arranged or certificates issued during this period. The PSI system has been temporarily ... READ MORE

VIDEO: SWANApalooza Highlights & Save The Date 2019

| SWANApalooza is SWANA’s second largest annual conference that features the latest in landfill, landfill gas, and zero waste research, policy, and technology. SWANApalooza 2018, held in Denver, Colorado, was a huge success, and we are looking forward to SWANApalooza 2019 in Boston next year. ... READ MORE

SWANA Reaches 10,000 Members

| We are excited to share that SWANA has reached an important milestone today — surpassing more than 10,000 members across the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean! We would like to thank all of our members for their enthusiastic engagement and continued support of our growing SWANA community. Click the video below for a message ... READ MORE

Collection Containers for Organic Waste

| At least five states have imposed bans prohibiting the disposal of organics in landfills. Some states and cities imposed mandatory organic waste recycling laws that target generators of anywhere from 1 ton of food waste per week to 104 tons of food waste or more per year. ... READ MORE

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Underground Waste Containers

| We have been conditioned to accept that traditional dumpsters are the one and only way to collect waste, especially at high-density sites. We have accepted that these dumpsters will be in various states of disrepair. We are resigned to paying large amounts for their maintenance and frequent pickups. And we have given up on trying ... READ MORE