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Waste Pro Joins The Crime Fighting Team

They are the picker-uppers of rubbish, traversing all neighborhoods here in their forest-green compactor trucks. But Waste Pro’s trash haulers aren’t just ridding the city of putrid trash — they’re also helping police department by keeping an eye out for crime. “Who better knows our streets than they, because that’s what they do, they are … Read moreWaste Pro Joins The Crime Fighting Team

Be Safe Tuesday: Safety for Temporary Workers, Contractors and Customers

When you think about safety, you often focus on keeping front-line workers (drivers, helpers, heavy equipment operators, mechanics) safe and preventing them from being injured or killed in an accident.  Recent events have shown Waste Industry managers and supervisors also need to ensure the safety of their temporary workers, contractors and customers: 26 year old … Read moreBe Safe Tuesday: Safety for Temporary Workers, Contractors and Customers

Waste Provider supports Second Amendment

The combined waste industry workforce is one of the largest employers in the United States. The only other occupation that is in your community more than your waste provider is your Mailman. The local law enforcement agencies welcome assistance from local waste providers to help fight crime in the community and support concealed carry gun permits. … Read moreWaste Provider supports Second Amendment

Safety Tuesday: Backing Into Trouble

Backing is the most common type of accident involving our industry’s trucks and contributes to 25% of all traffic accidents.  What can you do to avoid the dangers of backing?   Avoid backing by planning ahead. Alert your supervisor or dispatch if a container or stop could be changed to eliminate or minimize backing. Use … Read moreSafety Tuesday: Backing Into Trouble

Little Jack Poulin, Chris is Jack’s Superhero on the back of the Rumpkee Garbage Truck

MILFORD, Ohio (Adam Clements) — Every Wednesday morning, between 6:15 and 6:30, two things are certain — the Rumpke garbage man will make his usual stop on Woodville Pike in Milford and little Jack Poulin will be there to greet him. Jason and Stacy Poulin say it started about a year ago. “He would run … Read moreLittle Jack Poulin, Chris is Jack’s Superhero on the back of the Rumpkee Garbage Truck

Breast Cancer Awareness – The Waste Industry Goes Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month…Kudos to the Waste Management Industry for spreading the word According to the American Cancer Society, in 2013 approximately 39,620 women were expected to die from Breast Cancer. Treatment for this terrible disease is most effective when discovered early through regular screenings which makes public reminders to schedule screenings so important. … Read moreBreast Cancer Awareness – The Waste Industry Goes Pink

Derf’s latest work, Sanitation Service Industry

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — John “Derf” Backderf, known simply as “Derf” to all, has cornered the market on writing about things most of us don’t care to think about, such as his last graphic novel, “My Friend Dahmer,” and his comic strip, “The City.” Derf’s latest work is another foray into a world that most of us … Read moreDerf’s latest work, Sanitation Service Industry

Allen County Refuse, Teaches Students The Theory Of “Taking Out The Trash”

DELPHOS — Growing up as children, I think it’s safe to say that most of us had our parents asking us to “take out the trash” as one of our unwanted chores. For St. John’s Lego students, trash has their undivided attention. The students of the St. John’s sixth- and seventh-grade Lego teams are registered … Read moreAllen County Refuse, Teaches Students The Theory Of “Taking Out The Trash”

NYC sanitation worker continues making artwork after losing hand in on-job accident.

PreviousNext “I was in tears when I did this,” Riaza, 44, said as he held up the picture of a disabled man. City Sanitation worker Anthony Riaza lost more than his left hand after it was crushed under a collection truck in a freak accident 10 months ago. He lost the ability to pursue his … Read moreNYC sanitation worker continues making artwork after losing hand in on-job accident.