News & Updates

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

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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

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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

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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

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Northern Waste, Loves its Communities

NORTHERN WASTE A PROUD MEMBER OF OUR ALASKAN COMMUNITY

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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

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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

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Glen E. Elliott, Founder & Chairman of Elliott Equipment Company passes away

Obituary Glen Eugene Elliott was born July 5, 1928 in Oelwein, Iowa to Joe and Ethel Elliott. Glen’s mother passed away in child birth when Glen was 5 years old. Glen’s grandparents raised him on the farm with his brothers and sister for four years. The family was reunited when Glen’s father remarried, but family … Read more

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Trucks & Parts Names Matt McLeish As Chief Operating Officer

Trucks & Parts (Tampa, FL / Philadelphia, PA / Dallas, TX) recently appointed Matt McLeish to the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer for their network of truck dealerships. Scott Dols, CEO of Trucks & Parts said, “Trucks & Parts is committed to hiring the very best people at every level of our organization. Because of … Read more

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Nisly Brothers Trash Services – A Great Company

We were asked to do a Touch-a-Truck at an elementary school in Hutchinson. Jonathan, one of our drivers who services a lot of towns, gladly agreed to do this. He showed the children how he empties the carts, and they loved it! The children asked questions about the truck and how it works. They also … Read more

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