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Hope and Heroes Patient Story: Emerson Riter

           Patient Stories Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Emerson Riter Giving you an up-close look at the impact that the Hope and Heroes organization and Columbia University Medical Center has on the children it treats in the tri-state. Emerson Riter was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia when she was two years old. She […]

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Action Teams Up With Hope & Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month We are proud to partner with Hope & Heroes in helping local children and their families in their fight against cancer. Hope and Heroes funds the life-saving work on childhood cancer and blood disorders at Columbia University Medical Center. With donations and support they are able to fund cutting-edge […]

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Autism Speaks – Maria Ferraris

On Sunday October 2, 2016, Maria Ferraris and with her family and friends will be at Jones Beach for the Autism Speaks walk.  I got to sit down with Maria a few days ago and she shared with me the importance of what this walk means to her and her family. David, Maria’s youngest son, […]

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NYPD 41st Precinct National Night Out

Thanks so much to the NYPD 41st Precinct for hosting last night’s National Night Out event! Everyone who attended had such an amazing night. Guests were treated to music from a live DJ, BBQ food cooked by NYPD officers, games, a bouncy house and even a dance number from the Police Athletic League (PAL) kids. […]

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Crain’s New York Event Business Of Garbage

This past Wednesday our CEO Ron Bergamini was asked to speak on the panel for the Crain’s New York Business of Garbage event with other industry leaders such as NYC Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, Chaz Miller the NWRA Director and Tom Outerbridge Sims Municipal Recycling GM. Moderator Erik Engquist, Assistant Managing Editor at Crain’s New […]

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Volunteering in Nicaragua

Rob Staada and his son Tyler went on a special trip earlier this year to Nicaragua to help those in need. Tyler, a senior at Don Bosco Prep High School, was part of a group of 23 seniors that teamed up with Mama Margarita Foundation to help build a home, bring medical supplies, and volunteer. […]

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We Celebrate Our Own for National Garbage Man Day

Like most people you’ve probably never really stopped and thought about all of the people that work hard behind the scenes to remove your waste and recycling from your home or business every week. You simply put your waste and recycling toter out on the curb, you throw your cardboard in your compactor, or throw […]

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A Very Happy Father’s Day To Our Action Dads

This Sunday is Father’s Day and to celebrate we highlight the dads we have working here at Action! Frank Rizzo, NYC Sales I have 3 beautiful kids that make me proud in their own way every day. Nicole is my princess and has accomplished everything she wanted from being an all American cheerleader, 4 year […]

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The Conklin Scholarship Fund

The Conklin Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by Derek Conklin as a way to honor the lives of Derek’s brothers, Chris and Ryan, both of whom passed away.  Two $2000 scholarships are awarded annually to a deserving male and female student, both who excel in academics and athleticism, much like Chris and Ryan once […]

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RoboRocks Science and Technology Team Wins Award Designed After Our MRF

Last September members of the RoboRocks FIRST Science and Technology program visited our material recovery facility (MRF) in the Bronx. While there, they were given a tour and got an up-close look at how our recycling and waste management equipment works. (See all photos of their field trip here) RoboRocks consists of six 3rd-graders from […]

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