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 ... Solid Waste Association of North America Supports Commitment to Worker Safety 2018-05-10 17:33:49 ‘Slow Down To Get Around’ Bill Signed Into Law in Maryland Maryland Governor Hogan is to sign a bill, Operation When Approaching Vehicle with Visual Signals, into law, making it the 18th state to pass the legislation. read more ... Diversion Rates as Low as 20% Without Energy Recovery 2018-02-06 13:23:01 SWANA Report on Lessons from European Mechanical Biological Treatment of Wastes The US waste industry could learn valuable lessons from the implementation and operation of MB) facilities in Europe, according to a new report from SWANA's Applied Research Foundation. read more ... Extraordinary Restrictions Adversely Impacting Recycling Programs 2018-01-16 13:43:20 SWANA Disappointed as Chinese Government Finalises Waste Import Restrictions SWANA has expressed disappointment with China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) decision to finalise a quality standard of 0.5% for certain imported recyclables. read more ... Solid Waste Association of North America’s Latest Safety Tips 2017-11-28 14:42:41 SWANA’s Five to Stay Alive for Waste to Energy Workers SWANA has released the latest instalment to its ‘Five to Stay Alive’ series, featuring safety tips for employees at waste to energy plants. read more ... SWANA Responds to BLS 2016 Industry Injury & Illness Data 2017-11-17 12:23:29 Waste Collection Injury Rate Declines, while Landfill & MRF Injuries Rise The frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees in the US has declined, but for workers at landfills and MRF they've risen, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. read more ...
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