Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Exploring Underground Trash Collection (WasteExpo 2022)

June 6, 2022

Many people don’t think about what happens to their waste and recyclables when the items leave the curb. This mindset has led some municipalities to implement underground collection systems, which aim to increase collection efficiency; maintain beautification efforts; combat potential overflowing bins, fires, odors and pest problems; save on space; and prevent issues that may arise during weather events like hurricanes and snowstorms. Learn about the systems currently in place in the U.S. and how these systems have evolved over time.

Bryant Johnson, Assistant Director, Solid Waste/General Services, City of Clearwater
Filip Minasyan, General Manager, EFE Industries & Trade Co.
Jay Wheeler, CEO and President, Underground Refuse Systems
Riley Casey (Moderator), National Sales Manager, VConsyst (by Van Dyk Recycling Solutions)

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