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Upcoming Events

2014 MWMA Fall Summit
October 15 - 17 (Wednesday - Friday)
The Westgate Hotel
San Diego, CA

The Fall Summit will bring together public sector leaders with private sector executives to discuss trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in solid waste, recycling, fleet management, product stewardship, sustainability, disaster preparedness and other issues.


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Past
Events

Five Driver Behaviors That Might Contribute to Collisions - And How to Address Them: RePlay the Webinar NOW

There are any number of factors that can contribute to collisions in your solid waste fleet - some of them beyond your control. You can, however, monitor driver behavior, and provide coaching to reduce behavior-related collisions. In this session you'll learn about the five driver behaviors that most frequently contribute to collisions, and also learn strategies for addressing those behaviors.

To play the webinar, click on the “RePlay!” link above, or cut and paste this URL into your web browser: http://bcove.me/z6e7a3qp


10 Things You Should Do in the New Year to Improve Safety


Despite significant safety improvements, solid waste collection continues to be one of America's most dangerous jobs. This presentation covers some of the most effective strategies you can implement in your department to increase safety, and save long-term costs as well.


Presenter: David Biderman, General Counsel and Director, Safety, NSWMA
View David's presentation

Single Stream Recycling - or, The Carted Dream

So many cities are moving toward "single stream" as a cost-effective way to collect and process a city's recyclables. But with the costs of carts and equipment conversion, among other considerations, it often becomes a distant goal for many municipalities. In this session, learned how two cities made the switch, and made it work for them financially.  They also heard from the private sector about ways to achieve conversion cost-effectively. Take a look at presentations by:


Five Cost-Saving Solutions to Cut $1 Million from Your Solid Waste Budget

This presentation by Orlando solid waste manager and MWMA Past President Mike Carroll includes common-sense ideas to trim - and maximize - the municipal solid waste budget.

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2013 MWMA Fall Summit
October 14 - 16, 2013
Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
Tampa, FL

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For information please contact:

Judy Sheahan
Assistant Executive Director,
The U.S. Conference of Mayors
(202) 861-6775
jsheahan@usmayors.org

Jubi Headley
Managing Director
Municipal Waste Management Association
(202) 861-6798
jheadley@usmayors.org