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The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a regional public transportation authority that operates bus, subway/elevated rail line, commuter and light rail line, and electric trolleybus services to nearly 4 million people in five counties in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It also manages projects that maintain, replace and expand its infrastructure, facilities and vehicles.




Waste Management is a leading provider of comprehensive environmental solutions services in North America, serving more than 21 million customers in the U.S. and Canada. As part of our strategy, we are committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste.


For more than 10 years, Recyclebank has been working toward a waste-free future by focusing on the real-world impact of inspiring and motivating individuals. As the first rewards-for-recycling program of its kind, it introduced the principles of a circular economy to a mainstream audience. By partnering with communities and a variety of brands, Recyclebank leverages its Marketing-as-a-Service (MaaS) Platform utilizing data, education and incentives to encourage more than 4 million members to make better purchasing and disposal habits. Recyclebank has been named One of World’s Most Innovative Company by Fast Company, Top Ten Clean-Tech Company by The Wall Street Journal and Outstanding Excellence in Public/Private Partnerships by U.S. Conference of Mayors.  A certified B Corporation, Recyclebank is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit


MSW Consultants is a management consulting firm specializing in the waste and recycling industry. We are especially focused on characterizing material streams to identify recycling, diversion, composting, energy recovery, and other opportunities to reduce waste disposal. Our staff are highly experienced, with over 100 years of combined experience as senior public and private sector managers. Our firm is completely independent: we do not endorse any individual waste industry service providers, processing and recovery technologies, equipment vendors or software product vendors, nor do we maintain an engineering practice. We provide common sense solutions focusing on quantifying impacts to mission-critical metrics such as cost savings, employment, recycling and capture rate, operational productivity, carbon emissions, and others important to your bottom line.

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ACV Enviro offers a broad range of environmental services from industrial cleaning and emergency response to large scale site remediation projects. Our offices are strategically located in MA, CT, NJ, PA, DE and MD enabling us to serve both power generation utility companies as well as the refining industry along the northeast coast.



BigBelly® Solar Powered Trash Compactor is a trash can-sized, solar-powered, automatic waste compactor designed to replace standard outdoor cans at high traffic, high trash volume public sites. The innovative BigBelly® compacts trash by a factor of 5:1, bringing the well-understood operational and economic benefits of compaction to the source, the public trash can:

  • compacting 150-250 gallons of trash into a single trash-can-sized receptacle
  • cutting frequency of emptying and related costs by 80%
  • reducing overflow, resulting litter and clean-up time
  • eliminating pests attracted to trash by containing trash
  • minimizing waste handling during peak hours
  • reducing emissions and traffic associated with vehicle-based collection

Covanta is an internationally recognized owner and operator of large-scale Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects and a recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta's Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using that municipal solid waste to generate clean, renewable energy.

Republic Services, Inc. is a leading provider of environmental services including solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services. Republic's local operating divisions provide solid waste services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers.


Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, ReCommunity is a leading resource recovery company that is focused on significantly reducing the volume of land-filled waste through the most advanced recycling programs and technology. We are committed to “Leading the Recovery RevolutionTM”  With 27 Material Recovery facilities in 14 states, and over 1,400 employees, we are the largest pure-play residential recycling company in the United States.  With a strong community-focused mission/ culture and innovative intellectual property, we enable our community partners to maximize the value of their own resources.

ReCommunity has an excellent history delivering high quality service to municipalities and our contracts are rooted in sustainable economics and sound partnerships.  We are committed to producing high quality materials to our end markets.  Our history and expertise in MRF operations and material marketing is unparalleled.  Our plant productivity and more importantly our plant worker safety is a direct result of this extensive experience.  ReCommunity understands what it takes to operate a safe, productive Material Recovery Facility that produces a high quality end product. 


eForce Compliance is a metro-Philadelphia area recycling firm specializing in developing solutions for difficult to recycle items such as universal waste, office equipment and furniture, paint, carpeting and just about anything generated in a facility.



Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup™ is the nation's largest annual community improvement program. More than 32,000 clean-up, green-up and fix-up events take place in over 30,000 communities between March 1, and May 31, involving over 3 million volunteers and participants. Activities include litter and illegal dumpsite cleanups, waterway cleanups, environmental education programs, community gardens, vacant lot restoration, public art, graffiti prevention and removal, local recycling programs, planting trees, creating/restoring parks and playgrounds, and beautifying public lands. Founded in 1953, KAB is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

Additional Partners

PMBC (Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee)

Philadelphia Recycling Office