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

Webinar Alert: On the Front Lines – Safety for Collections Workers

| Enroll here. Available August 7, 2018 11am PST, 2pm EST Collections workers are on the front lines of the waste management industry. They do a difficult and stressful job in the midst of heavy traffic and work with dangerous and heavy equipment all day. It’s no surprise that waste collection is ranked as the 5th most ... READ MORE

SWANA Launches Hauler Safety Toolkit

| Resources Developed to Provide Safety Messages Directly to Haulers Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has launched a Hauler Safety Toolkit to be handed out to solid waste haulers throughout North America, in order to ensure that safety resources are available to companies and municipalities of all sizes. The Toolkit ... 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

Stertil-Koni Distributor Southwest Lift & Equipment Showcases Latest Heavy Duty Vehicle Lifting Technology in San Bernardino, CA

| STEVENSVILLE, MD June 19, 2018 – Southwest Lift & Equipment Inc., an exclusive Stertil-Koni distributor located in San Bernardino, CA, recently showcased the very latest in heavy-duty (HD) vehicle lifting technology for industry leaders during an education and safety forum. Dean McDonald, president of the host company notes, “Stertil-Koni is at the forefront of technology ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces Winners of 2018 Safety Awards

| Awardees to be honored at WASTECON® 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 SWANA Safety Awards, selected by SWANA’s Technical Divisions and the SWANA Safety Committee for their excellence in solid waste safety. Winners were selected at the ... 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

AES Announces Passing of Jack Broughton, Marketing Director

| Applied Ecological Services announced that Jack Broughton, their Marketing Director, passed away on May 27, 2018, after a brief illness. Jack had a long career with AES. In 1996, he first partnered with Steve Apfelbaum, our founder, to create a company newsletter. In 1998, Jack joined AES full-time, splitting his time between marketing and managing ... READ MORE


| Novi, Michigan – Hino Trucks announced the winner of their Service Skills Competition during an awards ceremony at the University of Michigan celebrating the tenth annual event. This intense competition highlights the hard work and dedication of Hino’s Master Elite Technicians from across the country. “Hino Trucks will enter the Class 8 Market in 2019 ... READ MORE