Palm Beach County, Florida, seeking debris removal monitors

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September 13, 2017
Recycling Today Staff
C&D Municipal Solid Waste

The Solid Waste Authority (SWA) of Palm Beach County, Florida’s debris management consultant, Thompson Consulting Services, is looking to hire hurricane debris removal monitors. A special hiring event is Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6248 High Ridge Rd. in Lake Worth, Florida. Look for the big Thompson sign.

If those interested in working as a debris monitor are not able to make this hiring event, they can also complete the form at www.stormjob.com.

The Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County is a dependent special district that was created by the Florida Legislature in 1975. Since then, the SWA has developed an award-winning integrated solid waste management system to handle the county’s waste and recyclables. We call ourselves AWAY: whether you throw it, recycle it or flush it AWAY, we put your waste to work. Each year, SWA:

process approximately 90,000 tons of recyclables;
burns approximately 1.8 million tons of trash each year to generate electricity at renewable energy facilities;
produces enough electricity to power approximately 74,000 homes;
recycles 150,000 tons of wastewater treatment residuals;
safely disposes of more than 3.6 million pounds of home hazards; and
collects water off of the roofs of Renewable Energy Facility 2 and store it in a 2 million gallon cistern, which is used as part of the energy making process.