Seemingly Out of Nowhere

| When the China Waste Ban went into effect, the recycling industry was turned almost completely upside down. That may be overstating it a bit, but let’s be honest, it was an extremely difficult pill to swallow. I declared that we needed to discover new ways of doing things and not just new markets for recyclables. ... READ MORE

City of Cheyenne Selects Burns & McDonnell to Complete Solid Waste Management Plan

| CHEYENNE, Wyoming — The City of Cheyenne has selected Burns & McDonnell to develop and support the implementation of an integrated solid waste management (ISWM) plan. The project will help guide future activities and support infrastructure, programs and policies needed to manage the city’s solid waste. “To provide the most effective, high-quality service to residents ... READ MORE

AMUT ECOTECH PRESENTS ADVANCED WASTE COLLECTION TECHNOLOGIES TO RUSSIA

| The ever-increasing awareness on the Russian territory of considering post-consume materials as a resource has lead AMUT ECOTECH, Green Division of AMUT GROUP, to take part to the “Waste Treatment Conference” organized by INVENTRA (CREON Group) on the 22nd of October, in Moscow.   Antonio Morona, AMUT ECOTECH Sales Manager, presented the topic “Waste collection integrated ... READ MORE

MSW Management Looks Ahead to 2019

| As we look forward in 2019, change is in the air. First, in case you missed it, MSW Management and our sister publications were acquired by Endeavor  Business Media last month.  We’re excited to be a part of the Endeavor Business Media family, and our team will continue to bring you the quality content and events ... READ MORE

MSW Management’s Best of 2018

| As we close the books on 2018, let’s revisit MSW Management’s top posts and stories for the year. These blog posts received more comments and views than any others from MSW Management in 2018. This Is No Laughing Matter One of my favorite cable TV stations is Comedy Central. Among the shows that I watch is “The ... READ MORE

Endeavor Business Media acquires Forester Media

| NASHVILLE, TN.  (December 19, 2018) – Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, based in Nashville, Tenn, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Forester Media for an undisclosed amount.  Forester Media is based in Santa Barbara, CA. The group includes the trade show StormCon, the Western Water Summit conference and six magazines and ... READ MORE

New Way Partner Reaches ROTO PAC® Production Milestone

| SCRANTON, Iowa (December 19, 2018) – New Way Trucks, global leader in refuse truck manufacturing, congratulates Ginove, Inc., Canadian based refuse truck manufacturer, on producing their 150th ROTO PAC® automated side-loading waste and recycling truck. ROTO PAC is the manufacturer’s best selling waste collection body. “We would like to congratulate Ginove, manufacturer of the revolutionary ... READ MORE

SWANA’s Response to BLS 2017 Industry Fatality Data

| Silver Spring, MD – Refuse and recyclable material collection remains the 5th deadliest job in the United States, a position it has held since 2013, according to just-released statistics. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released 2017 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries showing 30 fatalities in this occupation compared to 31 ... READ MORE

SWANA’s Response to BLS 2017 Industry Fatality Data

| Silver Spring, MD – Refuse and recyclable material collection remains the 5th deadliest job in the United States, a position it has held since 2013, according to just-released statistics. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released 2017 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries showing 30 fatalities in this occupation compared to 31 ... READ MORE

12 Days of Garbage

| The solid waste and recycling industry has dealt with a lot of serious issues this past year. But instead of recounting and summarizing the highlights and low-lights, I’m going to trust that you all have them under consideration as we head into the New Year. And as you know, I’m fond of showing you videos: ... READ MORE

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