Working Through the Labor Shortage

Gain Solutions to the Current Labor Shortage in Solid Waste Collection Services

Includes Recommendations in Response to Continuing Impact of COVID Pandemic

solid waste collection workers standing by a garbage truck

The hiring and retention of drivers and helpers to provide solid waste and recycling collection services is a growing challenge for public sector and private sector service providers. SWANA analyzes the current worker shortage and proposes short and long-term solutions in this new, two-page paper responding to the impact of COVID-19.

The two-page paper, Let's Work Together: Addressing the Labor Shortage in Solid Waste Collection Services can be downloaded after filling out the Contact Form.