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Safety Director Jim Mangas Honored for Life-Saving CPR

In the Fall of 2019, Safety Director Jim Mangas was out to eat with his family when he heard a commotion from the next booth. A man requested his help, his mother was in distress and her face was turning blue. Jim couldn’t find a pulse and she wasn’t breathing. As onlookers called 911, he […]

Int’l Women’s Week Spotlight – Mary Linn Leonards

Mary Linn Leonards National Sales Director When did you start at Heritage (or previously acquired companies) and what was your first position? 2005, Account Representative Define a great leader—what are some traits you think great leaders possess? Great leaders are honest, confident and committed to helping their teams learn and develop. They also spend as […]

Int’l Women’s Week Spotlight – Yanet Montanez

Yanet Montanez Vice President, International Operations When did you start at Heritage (or previously acquired companies) and what was your first position? 2006, Project Manager Define a great leader—what are some traits you think great leaders possess? A great leader has the ability to show empathy, respect and care of his/her team. He/she makes sure […]

February Safety Theme – Burn Prevention

Burns—even minor ones—can be very painful, and can happen anywhere. From working with tools or machinery that generate heat, or simply cooking at home with your family, evaluating the risks in any situation and taking precautions to prevent them are important.   A minor burn may heal within several days, while a more serious burn […]

January Safety Theme – Slips, Trips, & Falls

Slips, trips, and falls are frequent causes of incidents both on and off the job. According to OSHA, slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry incidents and result in back injuries, strains and sprains, contusions, and fractures. Additionally, they cause 15% of all incidental deaths and are second only to motor vehicles […]

Adapting Services During COVID-19

Like many companies, “business as usual” changed significantly for Heritage with the arrival of COVID-19. Our Interactive team developed some new solutions to save customers money and efficiently provide services due to these changes. One of our customers in the oil and gas industry had a very large upcoming project. During a more normal time, […]

General Recycling – The Basics

This blog breaks down recycling basics, outlining general topics to think about when evaluating a recycling program or starting to recycle a new material. The “rules” outlined below will fluctuate slightly based on the specific services provided by each contracted recycler. General Practices  Education/Vendor Requirements – An essential aspect to a recycling program is a […]