1. Enjoy the Weather Some things are out of our control. When dangerous weather conditions cause interruptions in garbage service, know that we are doing our best and will be back on schedule as soon as we can. Take this time to enjoy the wonder of weather. 2. Spread the Warmth Your garbage men and … Read more3 (non)Wasteful Tips for Winter
Those of us at National Garbage Man Day take this time to commemorate the history of Martin Luther King Jr., and the work that he did towards creating equality in America. We appreciate each and every one of you, and wish freedom and peace be yours. “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we … Read moreRemembering Dr. King’s Legacy | For Freedom and Peace
Did you know this respected profession goes back to at least 3000 B.C.? This holiday season, we want to remember the impact that garbage workers have had on our history. Here are 10 milestones in garbage history: 1350 A.D. – The first garbage men got their jobs when England passed a law requiring front yards to … Read more10 Major Dates in Garbage Man History
The hustle and bustle of the holidays are upon us. As you make your list and check it twice, don’t forget those who serve the community all year long. The men and women providing curbside service and citywide sanitation services are always there when we need them. Rain or shine, oppressive heat or frigid cold, … Read moreTis the Season for Giving and Gratitude
Happy America Recycles Day – November 15 There is no better time than today to start recycling! According to America Recycles Day, 75,496 people have signed the #BeRecycled pledge. If you sign the pledge, here is what you will be committing to do: Learn – I will find out what materials are collected for recycling … Read moreReduce – Reuse – Recycle! America Recycles Day is November 15th
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Every year, individuals and organizations go pink to show their support and raise awareness for breast cancer. By “going pink” we honor breast cancer survivors, remember those we have lost, and support the progress being made to defeat breast cancer. In addition to supporting research to cure breast cancer, raising … Read moreKicking Breast Cancer to the Curb
Happy World Space Week October 4th-10th is the official UN declared World Space Week which is recognized annually. This year’s theme is “Space Unites the World”. The week is dedicated to celebrating the role of space in unifying our world. An international event that includes space-related activities sponsored by various agencies including space agencies, aerospace … Read moreWorld Space Week 2018 | What Better Way to Unite?
Fall means different things across the country. For some it means vibrant landscapes, trips to orchards for apple picking and preparation for the winter months ahead. For others it means a break from the summer heat and tourists vacating local beaches to return home. No matter what climate you live in, Autumn is a time … Read moreHello Fall! 4 Ways to Change with the Season
Proclamations were issued, thank you notes were written, parties were held and gifts were wrapped. From coast to coast, organizations and individuals came out to thank their sanitation workers and support personnel. Thank you to each and every one of you for joining us in celebrating National Garbage Man Day 2018. It means so much when … Read moreThank You for Supporting National Garbage Man Day 2018!
All year, the men and women of the waste management industry are hard at work collecting, processing, filtering, and recycling over 250 million tons of garbage. They do this to keep our environment clean and our communities safe. The week of June 17th is our time to come together and collectively show our appreciation. Why … Read moreLet the Week-Long Celebration Begin…National Garbage Man Day 2018 is Here!