Waste Advantage Magazine

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  • Zero accident culture: disrespectful today…employer of choice tomorrow

    Zero accident culture: disrespectful today…employer of choice tomorrow

    Solid waste collection is #7 of the top ten most dangerous jobs in the U.S. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This directly impacts the cost of workers’ compensation, automobile and general liability insurance, which indirectly ...

    John Wayhart

  • Spec’ing the right suspension for your truck

    Spec’ing the right suspension for your truck

    Trucks are expensive. As with any piece of expensive equipment, priority should be taken when spec’ing components that have an effect on the performance of the vehicle, the life of the vehicle, the frequency of maintenance, component lifecycle ...

  • Landfill gas, canola and biodiesel: working towards a sustainable system

    Landfill gas, canola and biodiesel: working towards a sustainable system

    Snohomish County in western Washington State began converting its vehicle fleet to a blend of biodiesel in 2005. As prices for biodiesel rose due to increased demand for this cleaner-burning fuel, Snohomish County looked to its farmers to ...

    Terrill Chang, Deanna Carveth