City of Piqua Proclamation, Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Proclamation – Waste and Recycling Workers Week

Piqua, Ohio


WHEREAS, the nation celebrates the Week of June 17 as Waste and Recycling Workers Week; and

WHEREAS, according to the Center for Disease Control, the eradication of many diseases in the Western World is due in large part to higher public sanitation standards resulting from effective garbage disposal; and

WHEREAS, the men and women employed by the City of Piqua make significant contributions to the safety, health, and welfare of citizens; and

WHEREAS, The proper collection and disposal of waste and recyclables is vital to preventing disease, litter and dump heaps; and

WHEREAS, refuse haulers contribute to a tidy and clean community; and

WHEREAS, the City of Piqua values and celebrates the trash collectors, dumpster haulers, sewage workers, street cleaners, and all others employed in the sanitation industry to serve residents and local businesses;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, KATHRYN B. HINDS, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of Piqua, do hereby proclaim the Week of June 17 as Waste and Recycling Workers Week and encourage all citizens and local businesses to participate in opportunities to thank the men and women in the sanitation industry.