Bring Waste and Recycling Workers Week to Your Community

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 Waste and Recycling Workers Week. Make It Official We encourage everyone to participate in recognizing their solid waste … Read more

WasteExpo 2022

WasteExpo is your best bet to get the education and training you need to hone your skills and affect positive change on how you do business and improve job performance in the waste industry. Better Than Ever in 2022 For 50+ years, WasteExpo has provided the industry with comradery, opportunity, technology, and the most comprehensive … Read more

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Membership

SWANA and Safety The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is the organization behind the Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA) campaign that is saving lives across the country. Thanks to their hard work to promote the safety of recycling and garbage workers, 25 states have passed laws requiring drivers to slow down and … Read more

WasteExpo 2022: Special Savings for You!

Come 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 … Read more

List Your Equipment for Sale on Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Expanding your services and need affordable equipment now? Looking to sell your fleet of curbside collection trucks? Waste & Recycling Workers Week now offers a forum for companies and individuals to buy and sell used trucks, dumpsters and other equipment. Whether you are buying or selling, our goal is to provide a place for our … Read more

Girls Like Garbage Trucks Too!

Unicorns, mermaids and princesses are great. But sometimes garbage trucks are better! If your little princess’s chariot of choice is big and loud, then a handcrafted custom garbage truck bed is what you need! Custom Truck Beds These beds are made from only the highest quality materials. By working closely with parents on new designs … Read more

Waste and Recycling Workers Week - Presidents' Day

Happy Birthday, President Washington! From Waste & Recycling Workers Week

Presidents’ Day is a day of patriotic celebration, ceremonies, reenactments and remembrance. On Presidents’ Day we honor the presidents that have led our great country and celebrate the birthday of George Washington who founded our nation. Without him and his leadership, there would be no Presidents’ Day and no USA. Honoring Leadership and Service Just like Washington … Read more

Introducing Waste Industry Job Listings

Waste & Recycling Workers Week is helping employers in the waste industry find the right people for the job with our new Waste Industry Job Listings. Employers can submit information about open positions using the Post a Job form. These positions are then shared on the Waste & Recycling Workers Week website for job seekers … Read more

Custom Beds to Thrill Your Littlest Garbage Truck Fan

Each bed is customized to the individual child with style, size, color, lights, text, sirens, personalized license plate and just about anything else you can come up with. Made from cabinet grade wood and painted with low to no VOC paints these custom beds are easy to setup and require no tools. There are no … Read more


Remembering Dr. King’s Legacy | For Freedom and Peace

Those of us at Waste and Recycling Workers Week take this time to commemorate the history of Martin Luther King Jr., and the work that he did towards creating equality in America. We appreciate each and every one of you, and wish freedom and peace be yours. “Peace is not merely a distant goal that … Read more