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WASTE AND RECYCLE WORKERS SUPPORT FUND

#TrashDayThanks Learn more at Glad.com Thank You Sanitation Workers Solid waste and recycling collection is a critical and essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The men and women working in the waste and recycling collection industry are on the front lines of protecting human health and the environment. SWANA is collaborating with Glad to support … Read more WASTE AND RECYCLE WORKERS SUPPORT FUND

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Refresh your memory with SWANA’s Summer Safety Tips!

  The solid waste and recycling industry is an essential service every season. However, summer brings extreme heat and challenges that make it harder to work, especially during this difficult time. SWANA encourages you to refresh your memory and check out SWANA’s Summer Safety Tip videos. SWANA gives tips on various topics such as extreme … Read more Refresh your memory with SWANA’s Summer Safety Tips!

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Thank You for Supporting Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020!

Proclamations were issued, thank you notes were written, parties were held and gifts were wrapped. From coast to coast, organizations and individuals came out to thank their waste and recycling workers and support personnel. Thank you to each and every one of you for joining us in celebrating Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020! It … Read more Thank You for Supporting Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020!

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Save Lives with One Easy Choice

Slow Down to Get Around It sounds so simple, but many drivers fail to do it. When you’re driving behind a recycling or garbage truck performing curbside collection services, slow down. Leave a little extra space to accommodate frequent stops and slow down before passing. We understand drivers are often in a hurry. So many … Read more Save Lives with One Easy Choice

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Slow Down to Get Around

A Campaign to Save Lives Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA) is SWANA’s national safety campaign. The campaign reminds motorists to drive more carefully when near waste and recycling collection vehicles. By slowing down, drivers protect themselves, the waste and recycling collection workers and other motorists. Being struck by a motor vehicle is a leading … Read more Slow Down to Get Around

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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 Waste and Recycling Workers Week Commemorative Stamps

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Thank you Waste & Recycling Workers! #GreenBlog

These sanitation staff play an essential role in any city. Waste management supports public health, and these services are critical to protecting the environment. Salt Lake City’s Waste & Recycling Division works diligently to provide these services – even during times of crisis – but their efforts are not always recognized. That’s why we’re inviting you to … Read more Thank you Waste & Recycling Workers! #GreenBlog

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SWANA Encourages All to Celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Waste and Recycling Workers Week takes place annually the week of June 17 The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) emphasizes the importance of recognizing and appreciating solid waste and recycling workers for their valuable contributions to protect human health and the environment. The week of June 17, Waste and Recycling Workers Week reminds … Read more SWANA Encourages All to Celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week

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Let the Week-Long Celebration Begin…Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020 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. They do this to keep our environment clean and our communities safe. The week of June 17th is our time to come together and collectively show our appreciation. Why … Read more Let the Week-Long Celebration Begin…Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020 is Here!

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020 is Almost 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 and collectively show our appreciation. Need Ideas On How … Read more Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2020 is Almost Here!

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