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West Richland girl gets special gift from Garbage Collector

West Richland girl gets special gift from garbage collector. Gigi Campbell, 4, smiles as Fred Gomez with Ed’s Disposal brings his garbage collection truck by her West Richland home. She met the truck outside most Tuesdays for six months. Courtesy photo Jody Campbell GEOFF FOLSOM Each Tuesday morning, 4-year-old Gigi Campbell waited eagerly for the … Read moreWest Richland girl gets special gift from Garbage Collector

Niagara County Intoxicated Man Caught Stealing Garbage Can

Niagara County Intoxicated Man Caught Stealing Garbage Can WHEATFIELD — A 37-year-old Lockport man was charged with DWI following a traffic stop on Shawnee Road early Sunday morning. According to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, Shaun C. Harris, 6383 Robinson Road, was stopped for speeding around 1:38 a.m. He was determined to be intoxicated. “When … Read moreNiagara County Intoxicated Man Caught Stealing Garbage Can

Autumn Is Here! 3 Ways to Change with the Season

Autumn is here and it’s a time of change. Whether you’re in a part of the country that’s sunny and warm year-round or a place where you experience the beautiful leaf colors that Autumn brings, change is in the air. The idea of “Spring Cleaning” doesn’t have to be just for Spring! Use this opportunity of … Read moreAutumn Is Here! 3 Ways to Change with the Season

The City Of Roanoke Has A Hero, Meet Paul Ragland!

The City Of Roanoke Has A Hero, Meet Paul Ragland! On Thursday, Everlie, Grayson and Anthony lined up on the lawn in front of their grandfather’s house in Hollins, waiting for “Big Paul” to arrive in his garbage truck. Paul Ragland has developed close relationships with some of the families of the Roanoke County trash route … Read moreThe City Of Roanoke Has A Hero, Meet Paul Ragland!

Garbage Workers Face Four Times The Peril Than Firefighters

Garbage Workers Face Four Times The Peril Than Firefighters And Two Times More Dangerous Than Police Officers My heroes rolled into the neighborhood the other day, snatched up a menace to society, and quickly rolled out. They made some noise in the process, but as always, they moved with precision and no one was hurt … Read moreGarbage Workers Face Four Times The Peril Than Firefighters

Refuse Handling Could Be Done By Robots In The Near Future

Robot-Based Autonomous Refuse Handling     The effort to automate trash collection is underway. Volvo wants to make garbage pick-up quieter and less straining—and remove humans from the process almost entirely. The automaker on Wednesday said that it is collaboratingwith Chalmers University of Technology and Mälardalen University in Sweden, Penn State University in the United … Read moreRefuse Handling Could Be Done By Robots In The Near Future

Young California Boy Meets His Hero: The Garbage Man

Young California Boy Meets His Hero: The Garbage Man Allen James, or Bubbalou as he’s called by his family, goes to the window and waits. And at exactly 7:20 each Tuesday morning, something amazing happens. The garbage men come. “His love of the garbage truck started with his love of noises,” Cassandra Sales, Bubba’s mom, … Read moreYoung California Boy Meets His Hero: The Garbage Man

Puneet Bhasin, WM Former CIO Leads New Garbage Truck Technology

Puneet Bhasin, WM former CIO Leads New Garbage Truck Technology Waste Management’s Puneet Bhasin was promoted above the chief information officer role earlier this year without a successor named. He became Senior Vice President of Corporate Operations and President of Waste Management Recycle America. Two of the company’s vice presidents are jointly running IT, reporting to the chief financial … Read morePuneet Bhasin, WM Former CIO Leads New Garbage Truck Technology

Waste Industries Donates $10k to Veteran’s Life Center

Waste Industries is donating $10,000 to the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina – Cares (VLC) in support of its project to build the Veterans Life Center. Waste Industries will make the presentation to the Veterans Leadership Council at the Waste Industries Corporate office on September 15, 2015 at 10:30 AM, RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 14, 2015 … Read moreWaste Industries Donates $10k to Veteran’s Life Center

Alpine Waste & Recycling now has the capacity to take on new customers.

Alpine Waste and Recycling is a competitor of Waste Management throughout  Colorado. EXPAND Thanks to updated equipment, Alpine Waste and Recycling can now process much more recycling material. Alpine Waste and Recycling Alpine Waste and Recycling has invested in equipment that will allow for Styrofoam recycling and expanded the capacity of its Denver recycling plant, more … Read moreAlpine Waste & Recycling now has the capacity to take on new customers.