Mailout

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

WRWW-MLK Day Post

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

Tips for Winter WRWW

3 (non)Wasteful Tips for Winter

1. Enjoy the Weather Some things are out of our control. When dangerous weather conditions cause interruptions in garbage service, know that we are doing our best and will be back on schedule as soon as we can. Take this time to enjoy the wonder of winter weather. 2. Spread the Warmth Your waste and … Read more

Slow Down to Get Around: A Campaign to Save Lives

What is SDTGA?

SDTGA is an acronym for Slow Down to Get Around, an important movement to protect our waste and recycling workers while they are out on the road. A Campaign to Save Lives Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA) is SWANA’s national safety campaign. The campaign aims to remind motorists to drive with extra caution around … Read more

Tis the Season for Giving and Gratitude

The hustle and bustle of the holidays are upon us. As you make your list and check it twice, don’t forget those who serve the community all year long. The men and women providing curbside service and citywide sanitation services are always there when we need them. Rain or shine, oppressive heat or frigid cold, … Read more

SWANA Membership for Small Businesses

SWANA for Small Business The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has a growing network of over 10,000 members in 46 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. While those members include some big names you are sure to recognize, many of those members represent small companies. As a small business, it is important … Read more