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Summer Safety Tips Around Service Trucks

Summer means more and more people will be outside playing, riding bikes, and enjoying the weather. While the summer is a time to relax, enjoy some barbeque and have fun, unfortunately, accidents can still happen. Here at Action Environmental and Interstate Waste Services safety is our priority. So to make sure you and your family […]

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Happy Mother’s Day To Our Action Moms

This Sunday is Mother’s Day and to celebrate we highlight the moms we have working here at Action! Allison Trabb, Dispatcher Mackenzie, she 3.5 years old, she just started playing soccer and loves playing it, she think she runs the field. Joanne Watson, Collector Natalie and Emilia. Having 2 girls has been the happiest moment […]

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Earth Week 2016

Today marks a very important day for us as a recycling company, as a business, and as residents of this planet. It’s Earth Day! Each year on April 22 we celebrate the anniversary of an environmental movement that began over 45 years ago. History of Earth Day The idea for a national day to focus […]

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Action CEO Ron Bergamini Presents at Green Festival NYC

This past weekend our CEO Ron Bergamini spoke to the crowd at the 2016 Green Festival at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The topic was “The State Of Recycling” and how the industry is changing. Ron highlighted the ever changing markets and how that can affect how we as a society recycle […]

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Our Long & Interesting History With NYC’s Starrett-Lehigh Building

The Starrett-Lehigh building is one of Manhattan’s largest and premier landmark properties with a history of attracting world-class creative companies and elite brands. If you were to walk through the 2.3 million square foot building today you would see their A-list collection of tenants from internationally renowned designers, to multimedia agencies, to upcoming photographers and […]

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Action Revisits With I.S. 151 Environmental Club

To celebrate the start of Spring, we stopped by I.S. 151 in the Bronx to meet with their environmental club. Action sales rep Vincenzo spoke with the environmental club about the importance of recycling and how it effects the planet. He also explained in detail the steps recycling goes through from its collection at the […]

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Pace University Environmental Students Visits the Action Environmental MRF

Yesterday, Professor Dupuis and her Environmental Studies and Science students from Pace University stopped by our material recycling facility in the Bronx. Students were given an up-close look at how recycling works in such a heavily populated area like New York City. Director of Recycling Operations, Chris Morgan showed students how the Optical Sorters onsite […]

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Skid in Oil Prices Pulls the Recycling Industry Down With It

The New York Times published an article today discussing the effects that lower oil prices are having on the recycling industry. Author David Gelles explains, NEWARK — In a cavernous recycling facility crisscrossed with conveyor belts, enormous bales of crumpled plastic bottles are stacked one atop another, waiting to be sold to the highest bidder. […]

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