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Garbage truck driver saves toddler after near drowning

As reported in the Miami Herald and CBS4 Highlights: *A 1-year-old boy was found without a pulse in a pool in Miramar *A garbage truck driver heard children screaming for help *He performed CPR on the child, who remains in critical condition Miramar police say a 1-year-old boy remains in critical condition after he was … Continued

Waste Pro Partners with Winter Park Businesses for Recycling

LONGWOOD, FL – November 17th – Epoch Residential and Rollins College owned Samuel Lawrence Center and Sun Trust have implemented commercial recycling programs with Waste Pro in Winter Park. Once per week Waste Pro collects recyclables from the business locations for materials to be sorted and baled. Items typically recycled include aluminum, steel, plastic, glass, … Continued

Waste Pro Announces Arrival of New Service Equipment to Asheville

Asheville, NC – August 28, 2015 – Waste Pro has received five (5) new Chevy 3500 all-wheel drive pick-up trucks specially modified with mechanical can tippers. Valued at $65,000 each the new service vehicles allow Waste Pro drivers to navigate the narrow and steep roads located in rural residential service areas more easily. The new … Continued

Waste Pro To Present Garbage Truck Museum During WASTECON

LONGWOOD, FL – August 3rd – Waste Pro will be exhibiting at Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)’s 53rd Annual WASTECON at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL between August 24th and August 27th. On Monday the 24th, Waste Pro will be presenting a Historical Garbage Truck Museum Tour from … Continued

Waste Pro Acquires Three Haulers in Georgia/North Carolina

Waste Pro Acquires Three Haulers in Georgia/North Carolina   LONGWOOD, FL – July 8th – Waste Pro has acquired Waste Away Services, LLC, a full service hauling company serving approximately 1,850 customers in Elberton, GA.  The operations will become part of Waste Pro’s existing Athens, GA location adding both staff and equipment. Waste Away Services … Continued

Waste Pro’s Fanning Springs Driver Receives $10,000 Safety Award

FANNING SPRINGS, FL – June 24th – In an industry where more than 6,000 accidents involving a solid waste truck occur every year, safety is paramount.  In an effort to reduce the number of such accidents and reward employees for responsible behaviors, Waste Pro instituted a high profile Safety                          Award Program in 2004. Waste Pro’s … Continued

Waste Pro Adds to Jacksonville CNG Fleet

LONGWOOD, FL – June 9th – Waste Pro of Jacksonville, FL continues to expand its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fleet with the arrival of a new grapple truck and two new front-load trucks. The addition brings the total number for the Jacksonville fleet to 37 trucks serving the City of Jacksonville and the surrounding area.  … Continued

Waste Pro’s Palm Coast Facility Honored with Beautification Award

BUNNELL, FL – June 5th – Waste Pro’s Palm Coast facility was presented with the beautification award at the Bunnell City Meeting. This award is presented quarterly in recognition of the exceptional maintenance and cleanliness of a business location. Waste Pro’s Bunnell facility has been serving the residents and businesses of the Palm Coast area … Continued

Grayson and the garbage truck – a birthday tale

As reported in the Port St. Joe Star By Special to The Star Published: Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 09:33 AM. Grayson Price has been obsessed with everything garbage since he was old enough to walk. At age 1 he began dragging out his family’s trash from the kitchen to the large trash can outside, … Continued

Waste Pro Opens First Garbage Truck Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Facility in Jacksonville, FL

JACKSONVILLE, FL–April 30, 2015— Waste Pro has opened a new state-of-the-art compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in Jacksonville, FL.  The grand opening was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on April 23rd, with Jacksonville Council members John Crescimbeni and Matt Schellenberg, along with other City staff, in attendance The new fueling facility has … Continued

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