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A Kindness Mission for Garbage Collectors! We Salute Waste and Recycling Workers Week, Week of June17th

A Kindness Mission for Garbage Collectors! We Salute Waste and Recycling Workers Week, Week of June17th What do you think the most thankless job in America is? I had my own idea but decided to take an informal poll among friends, family, and of course Facebook. It turns out, garbage collectors won by a landslide. … Read more

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The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Invites the Community to Recognize our own Solid Waste Program team for keeping you and the environment safe.

Love Your Garbage Man!   By Les Benedict, Assistant Director, Environment Division Love Your Garbage Man! Waste and Recycling Workers Week In celebration of Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2014 on Ohiarí:ha/June 17, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe invites the community to recognize our own Solid Waste Program team for keeping you and the environment … Read more

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Garbage Workers picking up trash run an average of 20 miles a day behind a garbage truck!

In some states, workers picking up trash run an average of 20 miles a day behind a garbage truck   By David Tuller, M.P.H.   Garbage collector David Richard was on his usual pickup route in Boca Raton, Florida, when a fluke accident ended his life. No one knows what happened, but Richards was standing … Read more

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On June 17 the Prince William County Solid Waste Division will celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Celebrate Your Garbage Person! June 15-June 21 On June 17 the Prince William County Solid Waste Division will celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week at the Prince William County Landfill. Residents are encourage to show your support and appreciation for the people doing these dirty, dangerous jobs during the week of June 15. According to U.S. … Read more

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It’s almost here! – Waste & Recycling Workers Week – Week of June 17th

The week of celebrating Waste and Recycling Workers Week is only one month away! Celebrate the week of June 17th Show some appreciation to your Garbage Workers for all they do! Show your love and Buy the Tshirt Help us spread the word about the week of June 17th celebrating Waste & Recycling Workers Week Visit the Garbage … Read more

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Prince William County Solid Waste Division (SWD) garbage persons to be recognized and appreciated on June 17

Prince William County Solid Waste Division (SWD) garbage persons to be recognized and appreciated on June 17 Important role of garbage persons to be recognized and appreciated on June 17 05/12/14 / Health & Safety / Local Government / “Just imagine what our communities would be like without dependable collection and processing of unwanted, discarded waste and recyclables.  Think 14th … Read more

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Monroe County Mississippi Grants Proclamation For Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Monroe County Mississippi Grants Proclamation For Waste and Recycling Workers Week by Ray Van Dusen | 4:00 am | June 13, 2013 | News By CAROLYN PARSON For the Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – During its June 4 meeting, the board of aldermen approved a pole rental rate increase for Metrocast. The cable company currently pays an annual rate of $8 per pole … Read more

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Garbage Man Proves Al Gore Wrong: Global Warming Or Global Cooling?

Garbage Man Proves Al Gore Wrong: Global Warming Or Global Cooling? It is now several months into 2014 and what has become of the North Pole? Surely it is all slush and water by now, right? According to John D. Arwood, President of Arwood Waste, “Not only is there still ice at the North Pole … Read more

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Garbage Man Proves Al Gore Wrong

While half of the United States is just beginning to thaw out from one of the coldest winters in recent history the other half of the country remains in winter’s icy grasp. It seems like just yesterday we were being told how the polar ice caps would be melted, hurricanes would be raging out of … Read more

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2014 Waste & Recycling Workers Week

There are many key evolutions throughout our history that can easily be identified as important to modern life. The ancient Egyptians using irrigation to produce crops, 11th-century China discovering movable type technology, or Louis Pasteur unlocking the principles of vaccination are common markers most of us would point to if we were asked to list … Read more

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