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Safety University: Stay Out Of The NO Zone

No-Zones are danger areas around trucks and buses where crashes are more likely to occur. Some of those No-Zones are actual blind spots where your car “disappears” from the view of the truck or bus driver. These safety tips will help you safely share the road with these large vehicles by staying out of the […]

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The Action Environmental Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of J. Pyskaty Disposal, Inc.

Teaneck, NJ December 17, 2018 – The Action Environmental Group, provider of non-hazardous waste management and recycling services for New York City, Northern New Jersey, Rockland and Orange County, New York; today announced the completion of its acquisition of J. Pyskaty Disposal, a Hudson County, New Jersey-based waste management company. With this transaction, The Action […]

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Safety University: Be Aware Of Surroundings

In a business like ours, there are a lot of moving parts and we use some pretty heavy duty equipment. So operating safely while at work is paramount to our operation. One tip to keep everyone safe is to ALWAYS be aware of your surroundings while on the job. For more safety tips check out […]

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Free NYSDOT Mock Truck Safety Session

Attention All Waste Industry Professionals! In partnership with the NWRA, you are invited to a free mock DOT Inspection safety session. A NYSDOT Inspector will be doing a hands-on mock inspection session with some additional folks from his unit. The session will be held at Interstate Waste Services/Action Chester depot. Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 […]

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Action’s 2018 Holiday Toy and Clothing Drive

The holidays are synonymous with toys and gift giving. It is a joyous time for most. But, for struggling families it is a time of stress and anxiety. Parents want their children to experience the joy and excitement of receiving the toys of their dreams. Thankfully, holiday toy drives help fill the need. Every year […]

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Waste Industry Associations Oppose New York City’s Proposal For Commercial Waste Zones

WASTE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS OPPOSE NEW YORK CITY’S PROPOSAL FOR COMMERCIAL WASTE ZONES Better Options Available to Pursue City’s New Goals By: Kendall Christiansen, Executive Director New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management and Steve Changaris Northeast Chapter Manager National Waste & Recycling Association Two leading waste industry associations – New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management and […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Company Benefits

At Action, our open enrollment is coming up January 1st. Open enrollment is the one time of year when you can make changes to your benefits, enroll in new plans, add dependents to your coverage, and much more. To make sure you get the most out of your company benefits, here are some things to […]

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Safety University: Halloween Safety Tips

As children take to the streets on Halloween to trick-or-treat, their risk of being injured by motorists increases greatly. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also estimates that children are […]

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Front Line Manager Safety Training

Earlier this month we invited our front line Managers to attend our first Front Line Manager Training session. Here we had a meaningful discussion on Safety here at Action. The discussion was lead by Ross Sandler, a Law Professor at NewYork Law School. Ross also has had a very successful career as a Safety Consultant […]

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Safety University: Driving With Sun Glare

This past Sunday we said goodbye to Summer and hello to the Fall. With the cooler temps and changing leaves, comes the added risk of driving hazards due to sun glare. It might sound counterintuitive, but sun glare is actually worse in the fall. Why? This has mostly to do with the sun moving closer […]

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