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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.
ECO Waste (a Meridian Waste Company) drivers Brantley “BJ” Thompson and William Gantt, Sr. along with General Manager John Prochak became BIG STARS today as they hosted a Touch-A-Truck event among 20+ young students at Great Adventures Learning Academy in Easley, SC.
On Friday, September 15th, Kimberly Sulecki, the director of E. M. Holt Elementary School’s Backpack Program, extended a warm welcome to Meridian Waste and expressed her heartfelt appreciation for the food donation, emphasizing how much it means to the program and the children it serves.
Meridian Waste North Carolina, LLC, hosted a groundbreaking on September 6 for its Shotwell Environmental Park’s state-of-the-art materials recovery facility, a first of its kind in the greater Triangle marketplace.
Meridian Waste North Carolina, LLC announced the acquisition of two related companies located in Liberty, NC with Coble’s Sandrock, Inc. a permitted construction and demolition debris (C&D) landfill along with the assets of Coble’s Container Service, LLC, a roll off collection company.
Meridian Waste held a team member hiring event at its hauling operations facility located at 2078 Lane Avenue North in Jacksonville, FL on Saturday, August 26 with 122 candidates for commercial driver's license (CDL) drivers, helpers, mechanics, and dispatch positions.
Meridian Waste celebrated its third annual Summer Splash Bash at its Shotwell Environmental Park on Saturday, August 19 with 617 guests from the surrounding areas of Wake and Johnston Counties.
Meridian Waste has provided financial and employee training with $15,700 and 113 hours, respectively, to upgrade and protect its team members with the installation and personnel training of automated external defibrillator (AED) equipment and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) first aid training in all company operating locations. Meridian Waste places great importance on the safety and health of the company's most vital assets, its people.
An afternoon summer squall approaches Meridian Waste’s Lunenburg Landfill in July as crews near the end of dirt placement in preparation of laying the geo-grid which provides structural integrity to the soil to prevent settlement prior to laying the geo-textile membrane that will protect the ground water from the waste placed within Lunenburg Landfill.
In total, EcoWaste supplied 25 standard restrooms, 3 ADA restrooms, and 5 hand wash stations. We can guarantee that these portable restrooms and hand washing stations were well received by the City and its Jazz Fest guests in their “moments of need!"
Meridian Waste announces the promotion of Cooper Tharp to site manager at Shotwell Environmental Park. Tharp’s three years with Meridian Waste have progressively increased with site responsibility and compliance knowledge, first as a heavy equipment operator to landfill supervisor, and most recently to site manager.
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