Solid waste collection automation in the United States

  title={Solid waste collection automation in the United States},
  author={M. Rogoff},
  journal={Waste Management & Research},
  pages={1031 - 1033}
  • M. Rogoff
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Waste Management & Research
  • Some of my summer jobs during high school were labourer positions with our local regional parks authority where I was part of a beach clean-up crew responsible for trash collection. This was my introduction to the field of waste collection using manual, rear-loader packer trucks, the most common collection practice in the United States at the time (mid-20th Century). It was backbreaking work and resulted in numerous muscle strains, abrasions, and cuts, let alone carrying around the inevitable… CONTINUE READING
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