Fleet Maintenance and Best Management Practices in the Solid Waste Industry


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The History of the Automated Side Loader – How One Small City Changed The Industry Forever


The modern refuse truck operator has it pretty easy today compared to his peers of yesteryear. Gone are the days of the “Vic Tanney” bodies and the driver lugging around 55 gallon drums on their backs. For haulers and drivers who collected trash for the majority of their lives, they were lucky if they could … More The History of the Automated Side Loader – How One Small City Changed The Industry Forever

How Banning Food Waste from Landfills Affects the Industry


As a way to reduce the amount of waste sent to its landfills, Maine legislators have begun looking for ways to require composting for food and other organic wastes. Originally included in LD 1578, sponsored by Sen. Tom Saviello, (R-Wilton), a mandate required those producing more than one ton of food waste to divert it from … More How Banning Food Waste from Landfills Affects the Industry

Five Commandments for Down Recycling Commodity Markets


The accumulated wisdom of scrap recycling veterans leads to five important rules to help cope with difficult market conditions. By Brian Taylor, Editor – Recycling Today       Illustration: Matt Collins   Scrap recycling company owners and managers live in a workday world in which changes can occur suddenly or, conversely, in which a … More Five Commandments for Down Recycling Commodity Markets