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Russell County Kentucky Proclaims June 17th as Waste and Recycling Workers Week!

Proclamations from Across the Country Gary Robertson, County Judge Executive of Russell County Kentucky recently made Waste and Recycling Workers Week official on June 17th in recognition of their local garbage collection workers and Morgan Sanitation’s dedicated service to keeping their community safe and clean. Read the official proclamation here. Let Us Know How You’re … Read more

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2016 Truck Show Winners | The Hauler Magazine

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Truck Show! Many thanks to The Hauler Magazine for their support of the 2016 Waste and Recycling Workers Week Truck Show. We also want to thank everyone who submitted their trucks! There were so many good choices from private haulers to municipalities to truck manufacturers, it was extremely … Read more

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Connecticut Waste Disposal Information

What happens to the debris I throw in the dumpster? The State of Connecticut has implemented an integrated Solid Waste Management Plan that all private haulers must abide by. This program reinforces source reduction, recycling, composting, and energy source recovery. The use of landfills and incinerators are a last resort, and sometimes the only option, depending … Read more

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Garbage Man Saves Boys Life

Hero truckie saves boy A 12-year-old boy in Mount Isa who slept in an industrial bin is alive and was unharmed thanks to the driver of the garbage truck who emptied it. The boy had been sleeping in the bin early on May 29 as the driver was doing his collection rounds in the outback … Read more

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Let the week of celebration begin…Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2016 is here!

All year the men and women of the waste management industry are hard at work collecting, processing, filtering, and recycling over 250 million tons of garbage to keep our environment safe and clean. The week of June 17th is the time for us to come together to collectively show our appreciation. Why do we celebrate … Read more

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A Hero With Papillion Sanitation Workers

For most people, the garbage goes out at night and the next morning, it’s gone. By Eric Taylor / Times Associate Editor Photo by Eric Taylor Blake Kendall stops his truck to pick up four totes during a recent May route. Seems like a simple process, but the day in the life of a garbage … Read more

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Be Safe Tuesday: International Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 29th Annual 3-day International Roadcheck June 7-9, 2016 Safety Tips Pre-inspect the condition of your vehicle. Be sure your mirrors are properly adjusted and clean. Maintain a safe following distance. Make only safe and necessary lane changes. Focus on your driving and avoid or minimize in-truck distractions. Never drive … Read more

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Dick’s Sanitation Service, Inc.

50 Years in the Making It all started in 1966. After working for my father’s sanitation company – Chet’s Sanitation – for 6 years, I decided to start my own business. With some help from my father, I bought a route and one truck from Chet’s Sanitation. With this, Dick’s Sanitation was born. My wife Mary … Read more

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week | Are You Ready To Celebrate? | Store

The week of June 17th and Waste and Recycling Workers Week will be here before you know it! Are you ready to celebrate? This year it’s easier than ever to get your very own Waste & Recycling Workers Week items through the Waste & Recycling Workers Week Store and Store Specials pages. The clock is … Read more

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Environmental Benefits Behind Portable Sanitation

Aside from the convenience of having clean portable restrooms at outdoor events, remote events, or large events where the indoor toilets cannot keep up with the demand—there are also many environmental benefits of portable sanitation. Portable toilets can be rented both short-term and long-term, and cleaning and maintenance is often included. Whether speaking of a … Read more

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