Industry Watch

Industry Watch
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The solid waste industry continues to press forward in efforts to improve driver safety. Full Story

The City of Phoenix has issued a Call for Innovators (CFI) and a RFP to assist in transforming trash into resources. Details

RSS recently developed a new mobile app. Full Story

Gershman, Brickner & Bratton recently announced the City of Allentown, Pennsylvania, published two Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) for the privatization of the city’s waste-related and recycling needs. Details

Prince William County announced the opening of its new HHW facility at the Prince William County Landfill. Full Story

SWANA Member Marc J. Rogoff recently had an article on EPR published in Waste Advantage. Read it here

Aria Energy’s Pine Tree Acres facility received an award for its safety and health management system from MIOSHA. Full Story

SCS Engineers was contracted by the City of Long Beach for On-Call safety and industrial hygiene services. Details

Peace Regional Waste Management Company announced Mike Atkinson as its new manager of the Peace Regional Eco Centre. Full Story

The Carton Council received the “Trashies” award from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and Smithers Pira. Details

Gershman, Brickner & Bratton will assist the Greater Amman Municipality in its procurement of an operator for a 2,000 tons per day municipal WTE processing facility. Details

Keep America Beautiful is now accepting applications for its National Youth Advisory Council. Details

SCS Engineers joined the Renewable Natural Gas Coalition (RNG).

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) will hold its annual Awards Luncheon and Conference at National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on April 23, 2015. Details

Oregon Metro Parks and and Environmental Services is soliciting responses from firms qualified to implement options for managing municipal solid waste. Responses are due by May 15th. Details.

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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is an organization of more than 10,000 public and private sector professionals committed to advancing from solid waste management to resource management through their shared emphasis on education, advocacy and research. For close to 60 years, SWANA has been the leading association in the solid waste management field. SWANA serves industry professionals through technical conferences, certifications, publications and a large offering of technical training courses.

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