December 20 Weekly Wrap-Up


SWANA's weekly wrap-up will keep you up-to-date with everything that is happening in SWANA and the solid waste industry.

Industry Watch

SWANA responds to BLS 2018 industry fatality data. Read More

BLS: collection worker fatalities up dramatically in 2018. Read More

Chicago area recycling industry struggles after China bans waste imports. Read More

How many curbside recycling programs have actually been cut? Read More

Heroic city workers help save man's lift at Lompoc Landfill. Read More

New Jersey Assembly passes organics diversion mandate without landfill exemption. Read More

New York bottle bill expansion could boost glass container recycling by 65%. Read More

New law creates statewide paint recycling program in New York. Read More

Plastics Industry Association: applause for introduction of RECOVER Act. Read More

Recycling Rethink: What to do with trash now that China won't take it. Read More 

How recycling has changed in all 50 states. Read More

Can Loop actually disrupt society's packaging habit? Inside TerraCycle's grand experiment. Read More

Waste industry sees increase in fatalities, data shows. Read More

Waste and Recycling Industry sees jump in fatalities. Read More

Ten major dates in garbage man history. Read More

When a trash can becomes a roadway hazard. Read More