Month: February 2020

New Report: Highest Shortage of Truck Drivers in a Decade Uniquely Impacts Waste Collection Industry

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation identifies causes and solutions including the recruitment of female drivers Silver Spring, MD – February 10, 2020 – Latest trucking statistics show that the shortage of over-the-road (OTR) truck drivers in the U.S. is at the highest level it has been in 15 years–a driver shortage mirrored in the waste collection…
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Solid Waste and Resource Management Industry Lauds Congressional Hearings on Recycling Programs

National Organization Urges Congressional Action on Proposed Legislation Silver Spring, MD – February 5, 2020 – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for holding a hearing today on “Strengthening Community Recycling Programs: Challenges and Opportunities.” The February 5 hearing held by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior,…
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