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Industry Sees Recycling Changes Worldwide

Because of highly restrictive policies enacted by China in 2017, more and more recycling is ending up in landfills. The Chinese government has drastically cut down what kinds of recyclable materials it will import, and slashed the contamination (trash mixed in with recycling) limit to just 0.3%. In the United States, the limit is two … Continued

Trash Talk Newsletter, Spring 2018

TrashTalk is Waste Pro’s semi-annual newsletter informing employees of the latest news and events within the company, as well as celebrating those who live up to the Waste Pro Way. Read the latest issue here:

Waste Pro Employee Unanimously Appointed to Pinellas County Solid Waste Committee

For Immediate Release                                      Media Contact: Ron Pecora Chief Marketing Officer 407-937-2653 rpecora@wasteprousa.com   PINELLAS COUNTY, FL – JUNE 8, 2018 – Waste Pro is proud to announce Municipal Marketing Manager Tracy Meehan has been selected for a committee of the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners. The Board announced on Tuesday it unanimously approved Tracy … Continued

Charlotte Selects Waste Pro to Service 127,000 multi-family Residences

For Immediate Release                                      Media Contact: Ron Pecora Chief Marketing Officer 407-937-2653 rpecora@wasteprousa.com   Charlotte, NC – JUNE 6, 2018 – The City of Charlotte has selected Waste Pro to provide waste and recycling collection services to 127,000 multi-family residential units, beginning July 1, 2018. Under Waste Pro’s new three-year contract, services include solid waste and … Continued

Waste Pro Drivers Save Life in Ormond Beach

The City of Ormond Beach recognized Waste Pro drivers Eric Thomas and Ladarius Gardiner for a heroic act while on their route. In late April, the two were on their garbage route when they smelled smoke. Thomas says he asked a neighbor about it, and she told him a nearby home was on fire and … Continued

Keep Pinellas Beautiful Wins Award of Excellence

Waste Pro Employee Serves as Board President Waste Pro is excited to announce one of our very own is part of a national organization receiving an award for its environmental efforts! Tracy Meehan, Municipal Marketing Manager of our Southwest Florida Region, is Board President of Keep Pinellas Beautiful, local affiliate of the national organization Keep … Continued

Waste Pro Driver
Goes the Extra Mile

What would you do if you thought no one was looking? For one Waste Pro Driver, the answer was go above and beyond. A resident of Asheville, North Carolina recorded video last week of Waste Pro Driver Heather Williams on her route. Williams arrived at one stop that, according to the man who recorded the … Continued

Future Waste Pros!

Here at Waste Pro, we always love getting an opportunity to connect with our customers—especially the little ones! Recently, a mom in Fort Myers reached out to us and told us how excited her two sons get when our drivers go down their street on Thursdays and Fridays—they always wave and sometimes even bring the … Continued

Waste Pro Drivers Mark Three 100% Safe Months

For Immediate Release                                      Media Contact: Ron Pecora Chief Marketing Officer 407-937-2653 rpecora@wasteprousa.com HILTON HEAD, SC – MAY 14, 2018 – Waste Pro is recognizing the Hilton Head, South Carolina Division for an outstanding safety accomplishment: the team has not had an accident since February 19, 2018. Last week, the team was treated to a steak … Continued

Waste Pro Driver Earns $10,000 Safety Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Ron Pecora Chief Marketing Officer 407-937-2653 rpecora@wasteprousa.com LONGWOOD, FL – April 5th, 2018 –At a ceremony held on March 22nd at Waste Pro’s Orlando, Florida facility, the company recognized Osley Castillo for his excellence in service by presenting him with his $10,000 Safety Award. With Waste Pro since 2014, Castillo … Continued

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