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Community Happenings

Garbage Men & Women Doing Good in the Community 

Here you will find a selection of our stories from the communities we serve and the environmental heroes who are part of the Meridian Waste team. 

Meridian Waste’s Gifting of the Turkeys Strengthens Community Ties
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Meridian Waste gifted 127 turkeys equaling approximately 2,667 lbs. of Thanksgiving’s main course to neighbors contiguous or impacted by the company’s disposal operations at its six landfills throughout its six state footprint.

Turkey Season Has Begun!
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Meridian Waste’s Annual Gifting of the Turkeys commenced this Saturday, Nov. 11th, with Riverside C&D Landfill located in Knoxville, TN delivering over a dozen 18-20 lb turkeys to residential neighbors beside and near the landfill.
Meridian Waste was an Silver Sponsor at the East Wake Education Foundation Pearl Gala
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Meridian Waste was proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the East Wake Education Foundation Pearl Gala which raised $85,000 for early childhood programming in eastern Wake County.

Career Day at Callahan Elementary School
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It was Career Day today at Callahan Elementary School (Nassau County, FL) and the Meridian Waste crew was happy to participate and instruct the student on becoming environmental heroes.

The Fall Fun Fest Keeps Giving!
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Below are photos of the winners receiving their random drawing give-aways following the 2023 Lunenburg Landfill Fall Fun Fest help on Saturday, October 28th.

Meridian Waste’s Lunenburg Landfill hosts more than 300 community members at Third Annual Fall Fun Fest
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Meridian Waste Virginia welcomed more than 300 community members including elected officials, County staff, neighbors, students, and families to the Third Annual Fall Fun Fest on Saturday, October 28. 

Touch-A-Truck Event WOWS 600 Students
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Today started off with a bang at Lyman Elementary School in Lyman, SC when 600+ students got to learn all about the mechanical aspects of Meridian Waste’s rear load garbage truck during the Touch-A-Truck event.

Meridian Waste was an All-Star sponsor for the 2023 Southern Alamance High School Athletics William David Vaugh Scholarship Golf Tournament
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The William David Vaughn scholarship provides two scholarships of $1,500 to two students from Southern Alamance High School (1 athlete and 1 non-athlete).

Meridian Waste’s Shotwell Environmental Park Annual Charity Pumpkin Patch Attracts More than 400 Neighbors at Recent Event
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Guests enjoyed pumpkin painting, inflatable slides, obstacle courses, face painting, and a free BBQ lunch. The main attraction was the pumpkin patch where guests picked a pumpkin and made a charitable donation which Meridian Waste generously matched. This year’s donation recipients are East Wake Education Foundation and Good Hope Baptist Church.

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Meridian Waste launched its second residential collection contract today for the City of Jacksonville, FL, representing the first time the City has granted two residential contracts to one single hauler since consolidation.


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