News & Updates

Clearwater Celebrates Its Solid Waste & Recycling Team

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Give your garbage man or woman a big high-five in celebration of National Solid Waste & Recycling Workers Week. These men and women play a vital role in keeping Clearwater bright and beautiful. Many people forget about their garbage once they throw it away, but the city would be a disgusting place … Read more

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2021 – Casella Waste

Over the last year, our people have worked harder than ever to protect the communities and customers we serve. We cannot thank them enough.

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If you’re looking to celebrate, here are five heartwarming stories about the unsung heroes right here:

1. Sanitation worker saves child from being crushed Earlier this year, Hillsborough County sanitation worker Waldo Fidele was hailed a hero for jumping into action to save 7-year-old Elias Quezada, who had climbed into a garbage can while playing hide and seek. He was still in the can when it was picked up and had its … Read more

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week Stamps

Waste and Recycling Workers Week Commemorative Stamps

Recognizing the Waste Industry With every celebration and proclamation issued by a city, state or company, we see hundreds of individuals in the waste and recycling industry recognized for their hard work and contribution to society. Without these valuable sanitation and recycling services, we would not enjoy clean streets, litter-free streams, or safety from diseases … Read more

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A Message from Paul Ross – American Waste Control

Vice President at American Waste Control I just want to take a moment to recognize all of the dedicated employees here at American Waste Control, especially our drivers and helpers. If you see a trash hauler or know of one in the Tulsa metro area, I can promise you they’re the salt-of-the-earth type. These guys … Read more

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Prince William Board of County Supervisors Proclaim June 13 – 19 as National Waste and Recycling Workers Week

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently proclaimed June 13 through 19 as National Waste and Recycling Workers Week. Without the men and women who work in the private recycling and refuse collection and hauling industry, the community would appear less clean and tidy. Through their work, refuse haulers contribute to the health and … Read more

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A Message from Mayor Copenhaver about National Waste and Recycling Workers Week

June 17 is National Waste and Recycling Workers Day, which makes this whole week a celebration of what waste management workers do for us! Mayor Copenhaver explains more about it in this video and how you can show appreciation by thanking men and women of our own Sanitation Department at 870-932-7520

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Salt Lake City Thanks Frontline Waste & Recycling Staff in Celebration of Waste & Recycling Workers Week

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is thanking its frontline waste & recycling staff this week in honor of Waste & Recycling Workers Week which occurs annually the week of June 17. Salt Lake City employs 55 men and women who are responsible for collecting the refuse from 42,000 homes and businesses every week. Their essential … Read more

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Celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week in Your Area!

Georgia and Michigan Release Proclamations Joining many states, cities and municipalities around the nation, the Governors of both Georgia and Michigan recently released proclamations declaring the celebration of Waste and Recycling Workers Week for the week of June 17th! View the Georgia Governor’s proclamation here. View the Michigan Governor’s proclamation here.  Don’t miss where SWANA … Read more

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City of Corpus Christi – #WRWW

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