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3 Ways to Appreciate Your Garbage Man During the Holidays

The Holidays are a busy time for everyone, and it can be easy to overlook those who serve year round. Always prepared, consistently there, in heat or snow, your Garbage Workers makes it their job (literally) to dispose of your disposables. Why not show your appreciation to them this season? 1. Give a Gift Card. … Read more

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Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority Celebrated Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Liz Swafford: Monday is Garbage Man Appreciation Day By Liz [email protected] Garbage truck drivers and collectors, recycling workers, landfill operators and attendants, sanitation workers and anyone who performs the jobs that help keep our communities clean and safe should be celebrated on Monday. Monday marks Waste and Recycling Workers Week, a grassroots initiative to highlight … Read more

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3 Practical Ways to Celebrate Recycling in Your Local Area

Happy America Recycles Day – November 15 It’s never too late to begin recycling in your local community.  Here are three easy and practical ways to celebrate recycling: 1. Start today The hardest part about keeping America beautiful is taking the first step to do so!  Start by recycling what you see on the ground in … Read more

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What 4-Year-Old Joe The Garbage Man Has Learned From His First Job

Guest post by Jill Jarvis who blogs at BigKidSmallCity.com When our son was 4 years old, we decided to start a Garbage Can Curbside Service where Joe could his neighbors trashcans out and back in on trash day for 25¢ per can. The business was started in lieu of an allowance, as a way to teach … Read more

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Christian Garbage Collectors Help Clean-up Cave Church

Garbage City and the Cave Church They are called the untouchables. There are almost 50,000 of them, they are almost entirely Christian, and they literally live in the dumps. In Cairo, for one reason or another, the Muslims will not work as trash collectors. Perhaps it has to do with their religious beliefs or maybe … Read more

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Celebrating A Dirty Job In Vestal, NY On June 17th

Celebrating A Dirty Job In Vestal, NY On June 17th http://www.wbng.com/video/Celebrating-a-dirty-job-211843531.html Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) It’s a day to celebrate the men and women who wake up at the crack of dawn to pickup your trash throughout the week. Most would agree it’s a dirty, but necessary job. Taylor Garbage has been doing it for … Read more

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A California Garbage Man Has Big Impact On Boy With Autism

A California Garbage Man Has Big Impact On Boy With Autism Dear Frank, You have no idea the impact you have on a Wednesday. What you don’t know is that your presence has been a calming and reassuring force in our week for years now. No matter how good or how bad our week was, … Read more

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Waste & Recycling Workers Week recognizes the first female Hispanic owned waste removal company in the United States!

Waste & Recycling Workers Week recognizes the first female Hispanic owned waste removal company in the United States! Maria Rios is the proud President and CEO of Nation Waste, Inc., the first female Hispanic owned waste removal company in the United States.  Maria’s dedication to providing the highest caliber of customer service has allowed Nation … Read more

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First Waste and Recycling Workers Week

There are many people involved in the maintenance and stability of an individual’s everyday life: the work conducted by some professions is more readily appreciated in society while the hard work and contributions by other professions tend to fall through the cracks of appreciation. Doctors have Doctor Appreciation Day, teachers have their own week of … Read more

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The first annual Waste and Recycling Workers Week was celebrated by Mayor Alvin Brown and City of Jacksonville Public Works Director Jim Robinson

City of Jacksonville -The first annual Waste and Recycling Workers Week was celebrated in Jacksonville, Florida Shared publicly  –  8:57 AM   In honor of Waste and Recycling Workers Week and the men and women who work in the solid waste industry, Mayor Alvin Brown and City of Jacksonville Public Works Director Jim Robinson assisted a solid … Read more

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