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Action Wins The 2016 Corporate Culture Award

We were named one of the winners of the 2016 New Jersey Corporate Culture Award winners by the SmartCEO magazine.

The Corporate Culture Awards program honors companies that foster a creative, collaborative workplace culture to enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage. Smart leaders understand that culture is a company’s greatest asset, driving performance and growth. What’s more, a successful culture is actively and intentionally cultivated and developed.

Corporate Culture Awards winners will have championed for a positive, productive culture in their organization, and will have worked with employees to develop successful cultural practices. The final roster of winners will be chosen by an independent committee of local business leaders, profiled in the November/December issue of SmartCEOmagazine, and celebrated at a high-energy awards event.

Find out more about the awards here!


WSJ: Cleaning Up the City Is All in a Night’s Work

Today we were featured in the prestigious Wall Street Journal. Reporter Ralph Gardner Jr. writes about his experience during a ride along with members of our Action team (Bryce Pointer, Luis Suarez and Lamont Mays).

Read the full article here!


The Action Environmental Group Announces Acquisition of Pequannock Disposal Company

Teaneck, NJ July 25, 2016 – 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 Pequannock Disposal Company, a Morris County, New Jersey based waste management company.

With this transaction, The Action Environmental Group, through its subsidiary Interstate Waste Services, has acquired operations and assets of the Riverdale NJ company. The acquired business assets include residential, commercial, and demolition waste and recycling collection, equipment, and vehicles.

“We are pleased with the acquisition of Pequannock Disposal Service, to complement our north New Jersey operations.  We are particularly pleased with the quality of employees who have now joined our team. This further allows us to continue to level of services, the customers have come to accept” said Ron Bergamini, Action CEO.

Pequannock owner John Di Marco shared his thoughts on the acquisition “coming from a company that’s been a family run business for over two generations, we are happy to join a team who has similar deep-rooted family values.”

For more information on The Action Environmental Group, visit www.actioncarting.com. Follow us on Twitter for up-to-date information @actioncarting.


Ron Bergamini Nominated For 2016 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

Our CEO Ron Bergamini was a finalist for the 2016 New Jersey EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award. The awards program is celebrating its 30th year in 2016, recognizing entrepreneurs for excellence and extraordinary success.

See the full list of finalist and winners here.


Action Sponsors First Ever NYC Waste & Recycling Safety Symposium

On June 16, 2016 top industry leaders in the waste and recycling industry gathered together to share the keys to success in moving the needle on safety in the waste and recycling collection business.

Action sponsored the event along with SWANA and the NWRA. Our Director of Safety Ken Levine spoke on the panel “The 10 things drivers need to know to improve safety” while our CEO Ron Bergamini acted as a moderator for “Safety culture: everyone has one, but how do you make it an innovative and good one?”

Watch event highlights here.


CEO Ron Bergamini Speaks at Green Festival NYC

Our CEO Ron Bergamini was invited to speek 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 waste.

Read the full article here.