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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. 

Surprise!! Pizza's on US!
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Nothing like a drive-thru SURPRISE PIZZA at Blue Ridge Hauling Company’s MRF on Friday, July 16.
What's in your Dossier?
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What's in your dossier? We've unlocked our potential with Dossier Software at our Knoxville, Tenn. facilities. 

Shotwell Landfill's Newest Addition: A Butterfly Garden
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Butterflies are flying wonders. Observing them dancing with the plant-partners you’ve provided as hosts will bring endless satisfaction, as will the contribution you are making to your region’s ecosystem. 

To us, PPE is more than just a face mask
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PPE has been a hot term nationally since early 2020, but it’s used daily in the environmental services industry. To us, PPE is more than just a face mask.

National Waste & Recycling Workers Week Celebrations 2021
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Meridian Waste celebrated its frontline workers during Waste & Recycling Workers Week, celebrated during National Safety Month in June. 

Meridian Waste has over 400 employees and operates in seven states with 23 facilities. Essential services provided by the Company range from residential waste and recycling hauling and operating transfer stations and landfills.

Seat belts seem like a no-brainer, but we take seat belt safety seriously.
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All employees who drive a vehicle for, or on behalf of, Meridian Waste are required to comply with federal and local laws and will utilize the seat belt assembly installed in their vehicle. 

National Safety Month 2021 - A word from our CEO
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At Meridian Waste, the word SAFETY is a verb. Much to the mortification of my elementary school English teacher, I want all of our team members to embrace SAFETY as an action—something we DO every day with every task to ensure you protect your body, your health, and those of your peers, customers, and the greater community.

New truck for Knoxville
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Meridian Waste Knoxville gets a new truck. 

Leachate tank construction at Lunenburg Landfill
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Leachate tank construction at Lunenburg Landfill.  The tanks are expected to be completed and operational by the end of May.

Our Fleet, Our People and our Sites: Photo Submissions
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We asked, and WOW, did we get answered! Meridian Waste asked their employees for their on-the-job photos, and here are some of the top submissions!


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