Industry Watch - November 2016

New Events | Announcements | RFQs

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) held its annual “Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup” (GCSC) where they cleaned up litter along the Etobicoke Creek in Mississauga, Ontario. Read More.

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County invites proposal submission for a construction project for the Department of Public Works. Read More.

Preco Electronics is accepting nominations for its 2016 Safety in Motion Award. Read More.

Registration is open (and 25% off for SWANA Members with code: SWANA16) for the November 21st Product Stewardship Institute Webinar: How Does Packaging EPR Impact Cost of Goods and Product Design? Read More.

The Region of Peel launched Mercury Roundup, a program that encourages the proper disposal of products containing mercury and diverting mercury from landfills. Read More.

Families are invited to the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County's Education Center to celebrate America Recycles Day on November 19, 2017. Read More.

Waste Pro and the New Orleans Saints announce a multi-year partnership where Waste Pro will be the official partner of the team. Read More.


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