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  • Presidential Proclamation — America Recycles Day, 2015

    America Recycles Day 2015 By The President Of The United States of America A Proclamation Every American has a role to play in preserving our planet for future generations. Being good stewards of our environment and protecting our natural resources are imperative tasks for ensuring our children and grandchildren live in a clean ...

    Posted at November 18, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on Presidential Proclamation — America Recycles Day, 2015
  • DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back – Saturday, September 26th

    The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has announced that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place on September 26th from 10 am-2 pm. As with the previous nine Take-Back events, sites will be set up throughout communities nationwide so local residents can return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Collection sites in every local community can be found by going to www.dea.gov . This site will be continuously updated with ...

    Posted at September 8, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on DEA Announces 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back – Saturday, September 26th
  • Karen Rozmus Presented WCCSWA GreenQuality Achievement Award

    The 1st recipient of the WCCSWA GreenQuality Achievement Award was presented to Karen Rozmus from the Village of Oak Park.   Karen who also serves as a WCCSWA Board of Director was presented the award at the April 22, 2015 Full Membership Meeting by Chairman Michael Garvey. The GreenQuality Achievement Award is presented to an individual who has shown a commitment to promoting environmental improvements and the regional quality of life. Congratulations Karen!!

    Posted at April 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on Karen Rozmus Presented WCCSWA GreenQuality Achievement Award
  • 2015-2016 WCCSWA Board of Directors (Executive Committee) Approved by Full Membership

    At the April 22, 2015 WCCSWA Full Membership Meeting, the 2015-2016 WCCSWA Board of Directors (Executive Committee) were nominated and approved.   The 2015-2016 Officers and Board are: Michael Garvey, Brookfield - Chairman Guy Belmonte, North Riverside - Vice Chairman Jerry Strazzante, Willow Springs - Treasurer Emilio Cundari, Cicero - Director Joseph Pisano, Hillside - Director Anthony Abbruzo, Melrose Park - Director Karen Rozmus, Oak Park - Director Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Board of Directors! 

    Posted at April 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on 2015-2016 WCCSWA Board of Directors (Executive Committee) Approved by Full Membership
  • WCCSWA Appoints New Board of Director Member

    At its April 1, 2015 meeting, the WCCSWA Board of Directors voted on and approved the appointment of Joseph Pisano of Hillside as a member of the Board.   It was ratified and approved at the April 22, 2015 Full Membership Meeting.

    Posted at April 23, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on WCCSWA Appoints New Board of Director Member
  • WCCSWA appoints new Executive Director Neil C. James

    The West Cook County Solid Waste Agency (WCCSWA) Board of Directors voted on January 14, 2015 to appoint Neil C. James to serve as its new executive director. The Full Membership of WCCSWA approved and ratified that vote at its meeting on January 28, 2015. WCCSWA is an intergovernmental agency that delivers waste hauling and a host of recycling and educational programs to residents in thirty-eight (38) west suburban Cook county communities. WCCSWA Mission is to ...

    Posted at February 25, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on WCCSWA appoints new Executive Director Neil C. James
  • WCCSWA selects new Board of Director Members

    At its January 14, 2015 meeting, the WCCSWA Board of Directors voted on and approved the appointment of Jerry Strazzante of Willow Springs as WCCSWA Treasurer and Emilio Cundari of Cicero and Anthony Abbruzzo of Melrose Park as members of the Board.   It was ratified and approved at the January 28, 2015 Full Membership Meeting.

    Posted at February 2, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on WCCSWA selects new Board of Director Members