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Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management – #WRWW

The Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) is proud to recognize the dedication, hard work and professionalism of its waste services staff and recycling contractors during this year’s National Waste and Recycling Workers Week, June 13-19. Originally recognized as National Garbage Man Day, 2021 is the second year that an entire week is … Read more

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SWANA Florida -Waste and Recycling Workers Week

During this special week of celebration for Waste and Recycling Workers Week, we join together to thank the women and men who work daily to keep our neighborhoods and streets safe and clean! Congratulations Marc Bex! Operations Manager, Waste Management Inc. of Florida “Marc Bex has done a phenomenal job at not compromising safety, problem … Read more

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Let the Week-Long Celebration Begin…Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2021 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

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State of Michigan Waste and Recycling Workers Week Proclamation

ON BEHALF OF THE PEOPLE OF MICHIGAN, I, Gretchen Whitmer, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim June 17 – June 23, 2021 as WASTE AND RECYCLING WORKERS WEEK WHEREAS, the citizens of Michigan recognize the often thankless job of waste and recycling workers; and, WHEREAS, John Arwood, second-generation owner of Arwood Waste Collection Services, began the annual … Read more

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State of Georgia Waste and Recycling Workers Week Proclamation

BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, A PROCLAMATION: WASTE AND RECYCLING WORKERS WEEK WHEREAS: The nation celebrates the week of June 17th as National Professional Waste and Recycling Workers Week; and WHEREAS: The earliest garbage regulation efforts began in 3000 B.C. when the first landfill was developed in Crete, where large holes were … Read more

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To date, Republic Services has provided $11 million in gift cards to frontline employees

Celebrate Waste & Recycling Workers Week June 10, 2021 Mark your calendars – the week of June 17th is Waste and Recycling Workers Week! This special occasion serves as a wonderful reminder to thank our essential waste and recycling collection providers, and all those who work in the industry!  At Republic Services, we strive to prioritize … Read more

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Slow-Down-to-Get-Around

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

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Waste and Recycling Workers Week 2021 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

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How Will Your Company Celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week? | Waste & Recycling Workers Week

How Will Your Company Celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week?

Cookouts and Cakes Flip the script. Waste and Recycling Workers Week is a great time to show your appreciation by serving those who serve our communities. It doesn’t take much and a simple cookout goes a long way. Taking the time to serve lunch to your employees says a lot about how much you value … Read more

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Is your Facebook account ready for Waste and Recycling Workers Week?

We take pride in celebrating the waste and recycling workers who work hard every day to keep our communities clean and safe. Show your friends how much you appreciate your friendly, neighborhood waste and recycling worker by updating your Facebook profile picture for Waste and Recycling Workers Week. We Make Celebrating Easy We created a … Read more

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