Washington, DC Waste and Recycling Workers Week Proclamation

Proclamation Waste and Recycling Workers Week June 12-19, 2022 WHEREAS, on June 17, 2012, the second-generation Arwood Site Services owner John Arwood Founded National Garbage Man Day, which became Waste and Recycling Workers Week in 2020; and WHEREAS, there is a direct correlation between the eradication of many diseases in the Western World and improved … Read more

Proclamation Reminder: Bring Waste and Recycling Workers Week to Your Community!

Don’t forget to submit your Proclamation Requests or follow up on them if they have already been submitted. Would you like to see your town, city or state celebrate Waste and Recycling Workers Week this year? Now is the time to ask your Mayor, City Council and Governor to issue a proclamation recognizing June 17 as … Read more

Happy Earth Day from Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Time to Celebrate Earth Day with Us! | Earth Day 2022

Mr. Squirrel wants to say “Happy Earth Day!” Waste and Recycling Workers Week supports Earth Day! Let’s do our part and contribute to the global effort to make our world more sustainable. We believe that our children and the generations to come deserve to live in a healthy world. Be Environmentally friendly To help you … Read more

4 Ways to Save a Life

Saving a life may be easier than you think. With a few simple choices on the road, you can keep your neighbors, family and fellow commuters safe. These simple choice also make a big difference in workplace safety for our waste and recycling workers. Slow Down Speed plays a big roll in your ability to … Read more

Custom Truck Beds with Endless Possibilities

Order a Custom Truck Bed Is your child a garbage truck fan? Are you looking for an extra special bed for your kid? When the standard, mass-produced options just won’t cut it, you need a custom built, handcrafted truck bed. Family owned and operated and specializing in custom garbage truck beds, these handmade beds are … Read more

Celebrate a Small Business Owner on National Mom & Pop Business Owners Day

March 29th is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day! Are you a small business owner? Now, more than ever we celebrate and applaud you for your long hours, hard work and dedication! You are a vital part of our communities and economy and we support you. Show your support to a small business today by shopping … Read more

Order Your Handcrafted Garbage Truck Bed

Featuring tool-free assembly, cabinet-grade wood and low to no VOC paints, these children’s garbage truck beds are custom designs and made by hand. Each bed is customized to the individual child’s style. With a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, lights, and sirens, the only limit is your imagination. Labor of Love These custom truck beds … Read more

Save a Life, Slow Down to Get Around!

Slow Down to Get Around When you are driving behind a garbage or recycling truck collecting household waste from curbside bins, slow down. Reducing your speed and leaving a little extra space to accommodate frequent stops could prevent an accident and save a life. And always slow down before passing a recycling or garbage truck. … Read more

The Role of Sanitation Workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic | Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Thanking Our Sanitation Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

It has been two years since our world came to a sudden halt. No one could have predicted just how long and difficult 2020 and 2021 would be for us all. Through these difficult and  uncertain times, we have discovered a new-found appreciation for some of the most dedicated workers in our communities. From nurses … Read more

Waste Expo 2022 Registration Promo for Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Don’t Miss This Special Offer from WasteExpo 2022

Join 14,500 of your peers, over 600 exhibitors and 60+ educational sessions in Las Vegas at WasteExpo 2022. It doesn’t get any bigger or better or smarter than this. And this year, friends of Waste and Recycling Workers Week get special special pricing with promo code VP40.  Innovate, Learn and Celebrate at WasteExpo 2022 Over … Read more