Recycling 101: Moving the needle on campus waste with digital

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Campus recycling programs across North America are experiencing a resurgence. To meet new waste challenges presented by the pandemic, forward-looking colleges and universities are making important program pivots and relying on digital technologies to help them communicate with students about sustainability initiatives. The University of Michigan is a leader in terms of waste and diversion […]

City of Waterloo Recoups $13,600 Per Month, Wins Award With Routeware

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The City of Waterloo, Iowa had long experienced ongoing problems reconciling its billing and inventory systems with the reality of carts in the field. When resident disposal behaviors changed drastically due to stay-at-home orders in March 2020, the City’s waste issues only compounded. Public Works Director Randy Bennett and Sanitation Director Scott Brunson knew their […]

Making Waste and Recycling Operations Safer With Tech

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According to the newest report from SWANA, the number of fatalities in solid waste collection has significantly decreased: In 2021, deaths on the job were nearly half of what they were in 2020. Yet waste collection still ranks among the top 10 most deadly professions in the United States, and the story is much the […]

Smart Truck Tools: Building The Business Case

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You know you need to automate and manage routes with technology to be more efficient and effective, but how do you build the business case for an investment in the smart truck tools you need? Oftentimes, pointing to time and associated cost savings can be enough to tip the scales. With inflation taken into consideration, […]

3 Reasons Phone Calls Are Worse For Operations Than You Think

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If the people you serve are still calling you when they think you’ve missed collecting their trash or recycling — or to find out when collection day is, schedule special collections, or ask what’s recyclable – chances are you’re well positioned to make significant gains in efficiency, effectiveness, and cost savings by taking the next […]

November Waste Industry Update

November Waste Industry Update

Welcome back to Haul Good, your source for waste and recycling industry news and education with a focus on smart tech that moves the needle.

Invest in Success – November 2022

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As you read on, we hope you find some quality information that can help you both today and in the future. We will be updating this post monthly, to bring you all the best resources to assist you in your efforts to succeed and grow.

Let’s Talk Smart Trucks: Visit With Routeware at WasteCon

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Come see us in San Diego! Routeware is exhibiting at WasteCon, Dec. 5-8 in sunny California. At Routeware Booth #322 you can take a test drive of our solutions — including the popular Waste Sorting Game, powered by ReCollect — and have all your questions answered about smart truck features, from video and photo capabilities […]

Media Release: Routeware Celebrates Billionth Recycling Reminder

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PORTLAND (November 10, 2022) — Just in time for America Recycles Day, Routeware Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for waste and recycling, is celebrating sending one billion customer notifications. “Our mobile apps and website tools have reminded people to take out the trash and recycling over a billion times, which means more waste […]