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2014-09-09 12:20:50

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Truck Rental, LLC. announced that Jeanie Dubinski will take over the role of Vice President of Business Development. Additionally, Ms. Dubinski will serve on Big Truck Rental's Board of Directors. Dubinski will oversee Big Truck Rental's business operations including sales, marketing, communications, and business development. "Jeanie has been a leader in the solid waste industry for the past six (6) years," said Scott Dols, President...

2014-07-31 23:00:49

The BOMAG BC472RB refuse compactor offers the performance and durability of the company's larger machines, but in a more compact package. Kewanee, Illinois (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The BC472RB refuse compactor from BOMAG offers the performance and durability of the company’s larger machines, but in a more compact package. Ideal for smaller landfills, the 52,900-pound compactor offers a sealed frame design, outstanding operator comfort, easy maintenance access and superior compaction...

2014-07-10 23:05:42

Record breaking donations bring in 170 tons of non-perishable food for Coloradans who are food insecure. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Arc Thrift Stores, Denver 7, and Volunteers of America have a good deal to celebrate with the closing of their 14th annual “Feed Colorado” event. The food drive raised over 170 tons of edibles, topping their previous record set last year of 150 tons. “This unbelievable amount of food will last the Volunteers of America an entire year,” said Jim...

2014-06-26 08:20:57

DUBLIN, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pfwm92/refuse_truck_body) has announced the addition of the "Refuse Truck Body Manufacturing in North America" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 All refuse collection vehicles essentially perform the same function - collecting and transporting residential, commercial and industrial waste to a landfill or waste treatment or recycling facility. The...

2014-06-17 04:20:41

BANGALORE, India and WARREN, New Jersey, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud-based platform to improve the working condition of waste pickers and integrate them into mainstream economy Mindtree [http://www.mindtree.com ], a global technology services company, today announced the launch of 'I Got Garbage' (IGG - http://www.igotgarbage.com), a cloud-based platform aimed to simplify waste management and transform every waste picker in...

2014-06-16 20:21:20

SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being announced by Rotary International: WHO: Benjamin Rasmus, RFH program director, and Heather Hoffman, community activist, will pedal 3,500+ miles from Washington State to Washington, DC calling attention to hunger, food waste and gleaning in America. WHAT: Send the team off and even join them on their first leg as they depart from Pyramid Alehouse across to Safeco Field, down First Avenue South onto the Green...

2014-05-22 23:05:00

The Ethics in Business Awards are a Golden Rotary Club tradition of honoring two local organizations, one for-profit and one non-profit, for leading the way in business ethics. These organizations demonstrate the highest standard of ethical business practice, integrity, and civic and social responsibility. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Arc Thrift Stores was nominated among 17 other organizations for this prestigious award. Students from the School of Mines collect all of the...

2014-05-13 23:02:18

Wastequip Unveils 265IP Precision Series Compactor Model that’s Ideal for Walk-up or Ground-fed Applications Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Wastequip, the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, announces the launch of the 265IP Precision Series Compactor. The 265IP model is ideal for walk-up or ground-fed applications, and is the second self-contained model to be offered in the game-changing Precision Series compactor line. Like the 265XP model...

2014-04-29 08:39:15

Trimble CCS900 Compaction Control System Helps Reach Target Density Faster and with Less Machine Wear ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today a new GNSS-based machine control solution to improve efficiency of bulk earthworks and landfill compaction operations. Installed on a four-drum soil or landfill compactor, the Trimble(®) CCS900 Compaction Control System allows a machine operator to make more uniform and efficient passes, report compaction...

2014-04-21 16:22:59

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curbside recycling is available to more than half of American adults, but the public could benefit from additional education on what can be recycled, according to a recent national survey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/DC21142LOGO The survey, commissioned ahead of Earth Day by the National Waste & Recycling Association (Waste & Recycling) and conducted online by Harris Poll among more than 2,000 U.S....


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