August 2018 This month Belize’s cayes, Miami’s shores and other Caribbean countries have seen an unprecedented accumulation of sargassum seaweed—including Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker (in Belize)— such that many are calling it a new kind of natural disaster.

Summertime is here … and we are experiencing a heat wave. Now is the time to beat the heat with hot fun in the summertime and sit back, relax and unwind! 

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is under way and will last until Nov. 30. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is asking Floridians to include the Florida 511 Traveler Information System in their hurricane planning efforts.

Mark Hammond, Executive Director of the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, has been honored with the highest accolade awarded by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). In recognition of Mr. Hammond’s contributions to the field of municipal solid waste management, he received the Robert L. Lawrence Distinguished Service Award on Aug. 22 at SWANA’s WASTECON® in Nashville, TN.

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