Guess What Today Is

| The nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful has been around for decades. Its current mission is pretty simple. It is to “inspire and educate people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment.” When I hear the words “Keep America Beautiful,” I think of a crying Native American from a television public ... READ MORE

Number One Bricks

| You know how scientists are always making everyday items out of not so obvious used materials? Well, maybe not “always” now that I’m trying to remember some of those things. But if anyone asks you, “What’s the weirdest thing a scientist has ever made out of a not-so-obvious used material?” you can tell them this: ... READ MORE

There’s a Will, Here’s the Way

| The European Parliament is the lawmaking branch for the institutions of the European Union (EU). There are currently 751 members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The MEPs recently voted overwhelmingly to approve a complete ban on single-use plastics across the union. According to the BBC, the measure still faces some procedural obstacles, but it is ... READ MORE

You May Be At Risk

| Like most boys growing up, one of the chores my brother and I were tasked with was the weekly ritual of “taking out the garbage.” Back then, it would entail toting out black Hefty bags from the garage to the curb. More often than not, my brother and I would forget about garbage day until ... READ MORE

This Is No Laughing Matter

| One of my favorite cable TV stations is Comedy Central. Among the shows that I watch is “The Jim Jeffries Show.” I had it on the other day, but I wasn’t really watching because it was the time of day when everyone in my family is getting home from school or just finishing the work ... READ MORE

SWANA Celebrates America Recycles Day

| Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) encourages everyone to support recycling as they celebrate America Recycles Day on November 15. “It is important not only to recycle, but do it right,” said David Biderman, SWANA’s Executive Director and CEO. “Countless people recycle; however, many may not realize that they are ... READ MORE

Soft-Pak acquires FASTPace Trash Software

| Soft-Pak Software Solutions (“Soft-Pak”), an operational software solution for the waste and recycling industry announced its expansion by acquiring FASTPace Roll Off Software (“FASTPace”) on October 31, 2018. The acquisition includes all software, clients and employees related to FASTPace Software. This strategic acquisition will provide value to the existing FASTPace users, as Soft-Pak plans to ... READ MORE

Waste Management Phoenix Open Receives Highest International Award for Sustainability in Golf

| SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 8, 2018) – The 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open recently received the highest international award for sustainability in golf for its efforts to balance environmental impacts, conserve natural resources and benefit the local community as Scotland-based GEO Foundation (GEO) again named the event as a “GEO Certified® Tournament.” To become “GEO Certified®” ... READ MORE

Big Truck Rental

| Big Truck Rental, the nationwide leader in refuse rental trucks, announced today that it has been awarded a new contract starting November 1 to provide rental of new refuse trucks and purchase of premium pre-owned refuse trucks to the participants in the U.S. Communities national cooperative purchasing program.  Following a thorough evaluation by the lead ... READ MORE

Hallco Industries, Inc. Announces Several Organizational Changes as Part of its Continued Global Growth Plan

| TILLAMOOK, ORE. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 31, 2018 As Hallco Industries, Inc. continues its global expansion, we have appointed a new CEO Hallco Global, President of Hallco Industries and Vice President of Sales and Marketing. It is with great pride that Hallco Industries of Tillamook, Oregon announces the next phase of our expansion into Europe, Australia and Asia. ... READ MORE

B-66 L-Series Grinder Unveiled at Rotochopper Demo Day

| Rotochopper unveiled the NEW B-66 L-Series horizontal grinder, the latest addition to their line of horizontal grinders, at its annual Demo Day event in September. The B-66 L-Series horizontal grinder is the most advanced fiber processing system on the market, designed to meet the needs of grinding larger, more abrasive feedstock materials and engineered to ... READ MORE

Builtrite Holdings, LLC Announces its Investment in Lemco Hydraulics

| Builtrite Holdings, LLC announced the company acquired Lemco Hydraulics (Lemco) on October 12, 2018. Lemco, founded in 1967 by Dean Christensen has continuously served its long-term and valued customer base for 51 years. Dean’s son, Bruce Christensen, assumed ownership of the company in 1982, and will continue to serve as Lemco’s President. Lemco, located in ... READ MORE

Stertil-Koni Research Reveals 10 Top Tips to Raise Vehicle Lift Safety Ahead of Upcoming Winter Season

| STEVENSVILLE, MD October 18, 2018 – Following an in-depth review of bus and truck maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from the increased severity of weather events over the past decade, heavy duty (HD) vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni recommends 10 top tips to improve safety for the busy technicians working ... READ MORE