Month: December 2019

SWANA Responds to BLS 2018 Industry Fatality Data

Solid Waste Collection Sees Large Increase in Fatalities Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the 2018 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries showing refuse and recyclable material collection remains the fifth deadliest job in the United States. By industry category, solid waste collection workers (NAICS 562111)…
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SWANA Awarded Organization of the Year

Will Continue Providing Leadership, Education and Advocacy Silver Spring, MD – December 9, 2019 – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has been awarded the Organization of the Year by Waste Dive, one of the leading trade publications covering the solid waste and recycling industry. The honor is one of Waste Dive’s annual…
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