Wilson!

| If you don’t remember the movie Cast Away, here’s a brief synopsis. Tom Hanks is stranded on an uninhabited tropical island following a plane crash. As he struggles to survive, a Wilson brand volleyball washes ashore. The castaway paints a face on the ball and names it “Wilson.” Wilson becomes a cherished friend. The castaway ... 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 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

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

Call for Media to Register for Environmental Conference

| WASTECON in Nashville to Attract Hundreds of Waste & Recycling Leaders The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), invites environmental media to participate in WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee from August 20-23, 2018. Members of the press receive exclusive ... READ MORE

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