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Numerous businesses and industries across America are feeling the ravaging effects of the Coronavirus. Industries critical to America’s infrastructure such as servers, data centers, battery backup systems and telecommunications, have seen staff reduction and/or partial or full quarantine. Smelters in quarantined states have shut down operations indefinitely and exports are limited, if not halted completely at some ports. Commodity prices have seen great volatility in recent weeks and continue to slide downward.

SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America) has urged elected officials and leaders such as US Governors and Mayors to consider solid waste collection, processing and disposal as an essential public service exempt from local and state-wide Coronavirus quarantines. FEAD (European Federation of Waste Management and Environmental Services) has called on it’s member countries to recognize the importance of recycling and waste management for the economy during the Coronavirus pandemic. Both organizations stressed that the proper usage of equipment, safety materials and procedures throughout this time is paramount.



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