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Diversity has continued to evolve over the years, expanding its focus to include not only race and gender but also generation, sex, diversity of thought and more. With multiple dimensions, it’s important that companies in the waste and recycling industry consider all aspects of diversity when creating and executing a diversity and inclusion strategy.
The arrival of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, caused many business sectors to act quickly—implementing new safety measures, making changes to operations and securing access to personal protective equipment (PPE). For the waste and recycling industry, which has been dubbed an essential service by the Department of Homeland Security, the pandemic brought a vast variety of new challenges, especially as waste industry employees continued to work on the frontlines to protect human health and the environment.
During a recent webinar hosted by the National Waste & Recycling Association, Bruce Love, a program analyst for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) Office of Small Business Assistance, discussed OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program, which offers no-cost and confidential occupational safety and health services to small- and medium-sized businesses in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several U.S. territories, with priority given to high-hazard worksites.
During a recent webinar hosted by the National Waste & Recycling Association, Theresa Rowlett and Catterson Oh of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provided an overview of the FMCSA Crash Preventability Determination Program (CPDP).
The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) initiated a survey to learn how the industry has been affected and how it has dealt with the new challenges.
Michael R. Schmidt of BioHiTech Global discusses his career, advancements in technology and how BioHiTech is working to reduce food waste and turn MSW into alternative fuel.
During a call on April 9, company leaders discussed how the coronavirus is impacting the business.
During a webinar hosted by NWRA, Dave Malter of Malter Associates discussed how workers can stay safe on the job during the coronavirus pandemic.
Waste360 sits down with Michael E. Hoffman of Stifel to discuss stock markets, M&A activity, labor, commercial and residential recycling, safety and more.
NWRA remains engaged with Congress and the administration to lift restrictions that would allow waste haulers to properly respond to COVID-19.
The much-anticipated merger was slated to close in Q1 but is now delayed due to COVID-19.
The National Waste & Recycling Association and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation discuss internship opportunities and benefits.