Welcome to WASTEC Online

WASTEC is the trade association representing companies that design, build, distribute, service and consult with respect to the equipment and technology systems that are used to collect, contain, transport, store, process, recycle, treat and dispose of the world’s solid wastes and recyclable materials.

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We are committed to the promotion of the use of technology and innovation in meeting the needs of the waste services industry in a safe and responsible manner. Likewise, we are committed to providing WASTEC members with information that will enable them to operate their business more effectively in today’s highly competitive environment.

Whether you are a WASTEC member or someone just interested in the products and services available to meet your solid waste and recycling equipment needs, we hope that you find this website informative and user-friendly.

WASTEC Sponsored Programs

WASTEC Employment Center

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APPI Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications Cost Reduction Programs

The APPI Savings Solutions program identifies and implements options that reduce the costs of each member’s energy, utility, and telecommunications services. Members pay no upfront, hourly, or retainer fees. APPI is only compensated when it demonstrates and delivers savings and/or refunds.


WASTEC Directory & Online Buyer’s Guide

WASTEC members are the leaders in innovative technologies and services for the solid waste and recycling industry. The most current information about WASTEC members and their products and services can be found in the WASTEC Online Directory & Buyer’s Guide.

2020 WASTEC Products & Services Directory

The WASTEC Products & Services Directory is the annual “Yellow Pages” of solid waste and recycling equipment, OEM and aftermarket suppliers, and suppliers of technology and services for the solid waste industry provided by WASTEC members. Copies are available free upon request to specifiers and procurement personnel.

WASTEC Listing of Rated Stationary Compactors

The Listing of Rated Stationary Compactors is an authoritative reference document prepared by industry engineers and technical personnel to be used by purchasing agents or anyone needing to accurately compare one unit to another.

Current News from Industry Trade Publications

News from Waste Age, Waste News and Solid Waste Digest.

Spotlight on Mobile Refuse Transportation Equipment

There are nearly 180,000 refuse trucks on the road in North America today. From open-top mobile dumpsters to high tech automated marvels, refuse trucks are purpose-built tools that perform an absolutely essential function in communities across the country.

GPS: The Great Equalizer

GPS is the great equalizer, a tool that makes every person capable of knowing where the customer is located, see the surrounding streets and roads, and be able to know, yes know, how long it will take the driver to reach the location or which stop should be first or last. To learn more about the use of GPS, read on.

Association and Industry News


The Environmental Industry Associations, National Solid Wastes Management Association and Waste Equipment Technology Association are proud to be sponsors of WasteExpo, the solid waste industry’s premier trade show, and education event. Members of EIA, NSWMA, and WASTEC receive discounted exhibit space and credits toward membership dues. Mark your calendars for WasteExpo 2020 in Atlanta, GA on May 7-10.

WASTEC Welcomes New Member: HexArmor Company

HexArmor is a new WASTEC member as a supplier of personal protective equipment. HexArmor® provides revolutionary protection with highly cut, puncture, needlestick, and abrasion-resistant gloves, arm guards, sleeves, and aprons.

Upcoming WASTEC Co-Sponsored Webinars

WASTEC in conjunction with the Association Education Alliance is presenting a series of webinars on topics useful to solid waste equipment manufacturers and distributors.

Economist Jeff Dietrich to Present at Winter Conference

Dr. D. Jeffrey Dietrich is a senior analyst for the Institute for Trend Research. At the Institute, Dr. Dietrich provides insight, analysis, and support for companies throughout the US and Canada, assisting the companies through the phases of the business cycle so companies can improve their performance and profits. His economic forecasts are noted for there 98% accuracy.

Register Now For The Next WASTEC Co-Sponsored Don Buttrey Training Seminar

WASTEC is again co-sponsoring The Habit of Selling TM, a 2½ day, interactive training seminar conducted by Don Buttrey, President of Sales Professional Training, Inc. The seminar will be conducted on March 20-22 in Dayton, OH. Class size is limited to 30 persons, so register early to be sure to get a slot.

New WASTEC Member – Redwood Reliance Sales Company

WASTEC welcomes Redwood Reliance Sales Company, a distributor member for Reliance heavy-duty aluminum and steel transfer trailers.

Legislative, Regulatory & Legal Issues

Legal Decisions of Interest to the Solid Waste and Recycling Equipment Manufacturers
WASTEC Antitrust Compliance Guidelines
More Legislative, Regulatory & Legal Issues]

Export Trade Events
Export.gov – U.S. Government Export Portal
Look at the listing of upcoming trade missions, trade fairs, and international catalog exhibitions. They are opportunities for solid waste equipment manufacturers to tap into the export market.

Information for Your Business

WASTEC’s e-mail newsletter distributed 8-10 times per year with information about business issues, trade opportunities, legislation and regulations affecting the solid waste and recycling equipment and technology industry.

Safety Information for Your Business
Safety is an important consideration in the solid waste equipment industry. Information to help WASTEC members with the management of safety programs is provided from articles and relevant websites.