Collection Still the Most Dangerous Aspect of Solid Waste Management 2019-08-13 15:15:06 SWANA Records 30 Solid Waste Worker Fatalities So Far in 2019 The Solid Waste Association of North America has identified at least 30 worker fatalities industry so far this year in the United States and Canada. read more ... City of San Antonio and Lakeshore Recycling Systems Honoured for Safety Measures 2019-08-02 13:22:01 SWANA Awards for Innovation & Improvements to Safety in the Waste Industry The Solid Waste Association of North America’s Safety Committee has named the winners of the 2019 SWANA Safety Awards, including two organisations with the Biggest Safety Improvement Award and the Best Safety Innovation Award. read more ... Better Recycling Systemts for Li-Ion Batteries Could Cut Fires at Waste Facilities 2019-06-28 11:42:16 SWANA Backs Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Legislation in California SWANA has voiced its support for legislation to create a recycling program for lithium-ion batteries in California under AB 1509, the Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Prevention Act. read more ... Shocking Rise in Fatal Accidents in Waste & Recycling Industry 2019-06-11 12:34:28 REGIONAL FOCUS: North America Waste Collection Fatalities It’s well known that working in the waste industry is statistically among the most dangerous occupations going. SWANA recently highlighted some shocking statistics showing a dramatic increase in fatalities, largely from waste collections. read more ... Service Options for the Kerbside Collection of Residential Yard Waste 2018-08-16 12:55:05 SWANA Report on Kerbside Yard Waste Collections SWANA's Applied Research Foundation has published a new report documenting the collection of yard waste and analysing schedules, processes, and costs, while looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and mitigate risks. read more ... Outreach Events to be Held to Reduce Deaths & Injurues 2018-06-27 13:22:55 Hauler Kits from SWANA to Improve Driver Safety in Waste Industry A Hauler Safety Toolkit developed by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is to be handed out to solid waste haulers throughout North America, in order to ensure that safety resources are available to companies and municipalities of all sizes. read more ... Material Recycling Facility Upgraded with Robotics & More in Nine Days 2018-06-06 15:01:46 BHS’s Max AI Helps Penn Waste Secure SWANA Excellence Award for Recycling Systems A locally owned Pennsylvania based waste and recycling firm, Penn Waste, is to be awarded the Solid Waste Association of North America Silver Excellence Award in the Recycling Systems category. read more ...
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