Waste, Recycling Employment Hits Record

Waste, Recycling Employment Hits Record

Employment in waste and recycling reached a record high in July, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

The BLS reported that employment for the waste management and remediation services industry increased by 1,200 employees to 382,500 workers, or a 0.3 percent increase from the June levels.  

“The BLS data reflect a general improvement in current economic con

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