Month: May 2023

Braille Labels Available for Garbage and Recycling Carts for the Visually Impaired in Broken Arrow, OK

Taking out the trash and recyclables is getting a little bit easier for the City’s blind or visually impaired customers who read Braille. Beginning June 5, the City of Broken Arrow will be the first municipality in the area to offer recycling and garbage labels for each cart written in Braille. “We pride ourselves in…
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New SWANA Report Presents Guidance on Landfill Odor Control

SWANA’s Applied Research Foundation’s report provides solid waste managers with up-to-date information and guidance on materials and strategies that can be used to control offensive odors emanating from the working face of landfills. Silver Spring, MD – Landfills are one of the major sources of nuisance odors in their host communities and can cause vociferous…
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Congratulations 2023 Road-E-O Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 SWANA FL Road-E-O! The first and second place winners will represent our chapter at the International Road-E-O in Denver in October. TRUCKS TRACTOR TRAILOR1st – Joe Marshall, City of Clearwater2nd – Ricky Palmer, City of Clearwater3rd – Michael New, Lee County SIDE LOADER1st – John Garakop, City of…
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