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3rd Eye Featured In Waste & Recycling Magazine

3rd Eye Integrated Cameras and Fleet Management technology provide solutions for the solid waste industry. Waste haulers have historically encountered numerous challenges in optimizing safety, productivity and customer service—all crucial elements for maintaining profitability in a highly competitive industry. Monitoring driver activity, tracking truck locations on routes, knowing the service status for customer inquiries, defending […]

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3rd Eye Expands Positive Service Verification

3rd Eye Expands Verif-Eye for Residential Waste Applications Further Connecting Fleets to Their Customers While Keeping Operators Connected to Their Trucks Extends Positive Service Verification and Asset Management Suite for Refuse Collection Vehicles to Broaden Fleet’s Access to Automated Customer Service and Real-Time Service Validation Solutions DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — 3rd Eye®, part of Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) and Dover (NYSE: DOV), […]

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Environmental Solutions Group to Participate in WasteExpo

Leading Waste Industry equipment and technology company to be involved in the industry’s largest event, showcasing their newest innovations to participants from around the globe. Chattanooga, TN (April 24, 2023) – Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), part of Dover (NYSE: DOV) and the leading integrated provider of refuse collection vehicles and equipment, digital fleet technology solutions, waste hauler software, […]

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Environmental Solutions Group to Showcase Latest Innovations at Waste Expo in New Orleans

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., April 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), part of Dover (NYSE: DOV) and the leading integrated provider of refuse collection vehicles and equipment, digital fleet technology solutions, waste hauler software, and compaction and recycling solutions, announced its participation in WasteExpo. Taking place from May 1-4, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana, WasteExpo […]

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Environmental Solutions Group Hosts Grand Opening of New Headquarters in Downtown Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN (February 22, 2023) – Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) today announced that it will host a Grand Opening celebration for its new corporate headquarters in Chattanooga on Thursday, March 23, 2023, from 4 to 7 p.m. The new ESG headquarters is located at 201 W. Main Street, Suite 300 in downtown Chattanooga, and has been a […]

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3rd Eye Introduces Positive Service Verification for Rear Loaders

3rd Eye Introduces Positive Service Verification for Rear Loaders – Connecting Fleets to their Customers While Keeping Operators Connected to Their Truck Positive Service Verification and Asset Management Tools for Rear Load Refuse Collection Vehicles Help Fleet Owners Provide Automated Customer Service and Route Service Validation in Real-Time DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., August 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ […]

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3rd Eye Digital System Donated For EREF Auction

3rd Eye Digital System Donated For EREF Auction Join us in supporting students, sustainability, and science! We’re excited to donate a 3rd Eye® Digital 6-Camera System with IRIS Collision Warning Radar to the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) Annual Charitable Auction this year. Revenue from EREF’s Auction supports their mission of advancing scientific research […]

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3rd Eye Gives Commercial Recycling Haulers an Extra Set of Eyes With Waste Hauler Contamination

Newest 3rd Eye Connected Collections SaaS module helps fleets recoup contamination fees, reduce recycling contamination and protect the environment DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — 3rd Eye, part of the Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), a Dover (NYSE: DOV) company, is proud to announce the release of waste fleet Contamination Detection, its latest SaaS offering. With garbage truck […]

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3rd Eye Predictive & Prescriptive Vehicle Health and Maintenance

THE CROSSROADS WHERE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND PRODUCTIVITY MEET Commercial vehicles are becoming more complex at a time when qualified vocational vehicle mechanics are increasingly harder to find. In fact, if you talk to the largest waste haulers in the country – it’s nearing an epidemic. The fallout from the lack of trained vehicle technicians substantially […]

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3rd Eye Launches New Next Generation Data Interface

Provides Unparalleled User Experience for Fleet Owners DOWNER GROVE, Ill., July 7, 2021 – 3rd Eye, part of Environmental Solutions Group and Dover (NYSE: DOV), announced the launch of the new Eye-Site™ next-generation data interface, powered by Eye-Site Business Intelligence (“BI”). “The next generation Eye-Site user interface provides a completely new experience for Eye-Site BI […]

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Waste Connections Driver Stacy Gillispie Presented With 3rd Eye Shield Award

At a recent 3rd Eye® Virtual Users Group Conference, 3rd Eye was proud to award Hero Shield Awards for activities that saved lives. An award was presented to Waste Connections employee Stacy Gillispie, who while on his normal route, intervened in a situation involving an attack by a dog on a small family. Gillispie immediately assessed […]

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Waste Connections Driver Waldo Fidele Presented With 3rd Eye Shield Award

At a recent 3rd Eye® Virtual Users Group Conference, 3rd Eye was proud to award two Hero Shield Awards for activities that saved lives. The first award was presented to Waste Connections Florida employee Waldo Fidele – who saved the life of a small child that was playing inside a garbage can when it was dumped […]

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3rd Eye Introduces Positive Service Verification for Rear Loaders

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., August 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ Connecting Fleets to their Customers While Keeping Operators Connected to Their Truck Positive Service Verification and Asset Management Tools for Rear Load Refuse Collection Vehicles Help Fleet Owners Provide Automated Customer Service and Route Service Validation in Real-Time 3rd Eye, part of Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) and Dover […]

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3rd Eye Introduces Positive Service Verification For Refuse Trucks

3rd Eye Introduces Verif-Eye – Connecting Fleets to Their Customers While Keeping Drivers Connected to the Truck Positive Service Verification and Asset Management Tools Help Fleet Owners Provide Customer Service and Route Service Validation in Real-Time DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., November 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – 3rd Eye, part of Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) and Dover, today […]

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Environmental Solutions Group Launches ESG Virtual Trade Show

Starting 9/8/2020 Digital Venue Offers “Show Floor” Experience for Visitors and Includes Virtual Live Events Chattanooga, TN (August 31, 2020) ­– Environmental Solutions Group (“ESG”) is excited to announce the dates for their Virtual Trade Show – which will allow attendees to visit all ESG company displays, view products – as well as register for […]

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3rd Eye Introduces Fleet Health And Maintenance Software

Predictive and Proactive Automated Maintenance Module Provides Next-Generation Tools to Streamline Vehicle Maintenance and Accurately Forecast Preventative Maintenance DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 20, 2020  — 3rd Eye, part of Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) and Dover (NYSE: DOV), today announced the release of Optim-Eyes®, its automated fleet maintenance module, as part of the broader Connected Collections® fleet data strategy. While vehicle technologies have grown […]

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Environmental Solutions Group Launches Connected Collections

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ Comprehensive Fleet Asset Data Collection and Sharing Strategy Helps Haulers Make Better Decisions Faster Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), part of Dover (NYSE: DOV), today announced the launch of Connected Collections®, its comprehensive fleet asset data gathering, analytics and reporting system, which connects Heil® refuse bodies, 3rd Eye® cameras, […]

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NWRA Announces 2020 Industry Leadership Awards

NWRA Announces 2020 Iindustry Leadership Awards Arlington, VA – The National Waste and Recycling Association announced its 2020 membership award recipients across three categories for their contributions in support of the waste and recycling industry and the association. The 2020 honorees are: Services Member of the Year Award: Bruce Schmucker, Ecotech Waste Logistics; Suppliers Member […]

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ESG Acquires Soft-Pak Refuse Fleet Software Company

Soft-Pak Company The Latest To Join The ESG Family Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) is happy to announce that their family of companies is expanding with the addition of Soft-Pak®, located in San Diego, California. Soft-Pak specializes in cutting-edge software solutions for waste haulers – that provides both vehicle in-cab waste route solutions as well as […]

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3rd Eye Digital Tools Provide Critical Safety and Operational Support to Towing Industry

Camera Systems with Digital Backroom Protects against Fraud While Improving Safety Katy, TX (April 3, 2019) ¬– 3rd Eye cameras and their robust backroom cloud-based software analytics are beginning to make their presence known in the towing industry, and according to Carolina Towing owner Frank Mishoe, it couldn’t happen fast enough. The North Augusta, South […]

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3rd Eye Products Now Available Through Sourcewell

Katy, TX (October 04, 2018) – 3rd Eye is excited to be awarded a part of Heil’s Sourcewell contract. Sourcewell – where more than 50,000 government, education, and nonprofit organizations pool their collective purchasing power to reduce the costs associated with purchasing goods. Now, municipalities that need vehicle-mounted safety cameras, collision avoidance radar, or fleet […]

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Environmental Solutions Group Announces Investment and Partnership with Compology

Compology’s Image-Based Container Sensors Bring Visibility and Efficiency to Waste and Recycling Services CHATTANOOGA, TN (April 23, 2018) — Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) has made a strategic investment in San Francisco, California-based Compology. This partnership paves the road for collaboration between complementary waste technology solutions. ESG’s video-based truck monitoring (3rd Eye) and Compology’s image-based container […]

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3rd Eye Amps Up The Power Of Their Nationwide Service Network

Katy, TX (March 13, 2018) – The creative spark that led to the generation of 3rd Eye’s innovative suite of products is now fueling expansion of the company’s vast service network — and leaving the competition in the rearview mirror. “As 3rd Eye continues to enhance our product offerings and customer outreach, we’re boosting our […]

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3rd Eye’s Hurricane Gateway Provides Seamless Integration with Air-Weigh® BinMaxx Scale Systems

Katy, TX (Feb. 6, 2018) – 3rd Eye Mobile, a pioneer in vehicle safety systems, is teaming up with Air-Weigh, a leader in electronic, on-board weighing technologies, to provide a pathway for on-route bin weight data to communicate with third party route-management software. “At 3rd Eye, we rely on over 100 years of severe-duty automotive […]

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Action Environmental Group Adding 3rd Eye Camera Systems To Entire Fleet

Action Environmental Group’s commitment to safety is getting a year-end bonus. Action began a pilot program in 2016 using 3rd Eye technology in one of its divisions. The systems have proven so beneficial in reducing risky behavior and improving safety that Action plans to equip its entire fleet – more than 300 trucks – with […]

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Leck Waste Services Looks to 3rd Eye Vehicle Data Suite to Deliver Lowest Cost of Ownership to Growing Fleet

3rd Eye, the industry leader in vehicle safety camera and radar solutions, will provide real time information on fleet management, route efficiencies, to asset management and predictive maintenance VYLAND, Pa., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leck Waste Systems, a prominent waste hauler servicing commercial customers throughout Bucks County, Montgomery County, Northeast Philadelphia and Southern Lehigh […]

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Solid Waste Services Industry Distracted Driving Guidelines

The solid waste services industry employs more than 150,000 drivers on specialized commercial trucks. Ensuring their safety on the road is a number one priority for the industry. This document provides details on the definition of distracted driving, highlights state requirements that commercial trucking companies must follow, and offers guidance on training drivers to avoid […]

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Don’t Get Complacent on the Job

Many managers and supervisors say that one of their biggest safety challengesis preventing experienced drivers and other front-line workers who getcomplacent after years on the route or at a landfill from having accidents orgetting hurt. After driving the same route or assembling truck bodies for five or10 years without an accident, it may be human […]

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Slow Down To Get Around

With motorists rushing or distracted by their cell phones while driving, solid waste collection workers and vehicles need to be safety aware all the time on the route. In Wisconsin, a driver servicing a residential customer on a recent Saturday morning was struck by a car and pinned to his truck. The 21 year old […]

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What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?

We’ve all heard the claims that running tires underinflated hurts fuel economy (1 to 1.5% for every 10% under, they say), increases tire wear and wrecks casings. So what is underinflated? By definition, it’s any pressure less than the minimum recommended for the tire load. For example, a steer tire with a load of 6,000 […]

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Cold, Cold, Cold

Most companies have plans in place for managing summer heat – OSHA even has a Campaign toPrevent Heat Illness – but most organizations do not have programs for managing the cold. Employersare required to perform a job hazard analysis, including identifying cold weather-related hazards.Companies should also train employees to identify symptoms related to cold weather […]

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NWRA ANSI Standards

The ANSI Z245 Standards are national industry standards for waste and recycling equipment, facilities, and operations. Some safety procedures and practices to keep in mind as you and your employees begin their workday: For a full list of employee safety responsibilities, ask your safety director for the ANSI Z245.1 Mobile Waste and Recyclable materials collection, […]

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3rd Eye Official Sponsor of SWANA’s Safety Ambassador Initiative

SWANA Launches Safety Ambassador Initiative at Chapter Level Silver Spring, MD – As part of the expansion of its safety program, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased to announce the launch of its Safety Ambassador initiative at its 45 chapters in the United States and Canada. Under this new program, SWANA […]

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Sky High Ideas – SWANA Safety Ambassador Initiative

*A message written by David Biderman: During the return flight from attending a SWANA chapter meeting in the Midwest last month, I found myself reflecting on the many conversations with SWANA members about how to best advance industry safety awareness, especially at the local level. At 35,000 feet, the idea came to me–Chapter Safety Ambassadors. […]

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NWRA Releases Camera Proximity Sensor Guidelines

Association leading industry effort to commit to guidelines that improve safety for workers WASHINGTON, DC—January 19, 2016—The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) today released new camera proximity sensor guidelines to make waste and recycling haulers aware of the technologies available to them in creating a safer work environment. As a result of a year-long […]

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Environmental Solutions Group Acquires Alliance Wireless Technologies Inc.

Media Contact:Miriam EscobarDirector of MarketingEnvironmental Solutions Groupmescobar@doveresg.com Chattanooga, TN. (Sept. 26, 2016) — Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) has announced the acquisition of Alliance Wireless Technologies, Inc. (AWTI) of Houston, TX. Details of the acquisition have not been disclosed. AWTI, with its industry leading brand 3rd Eye Cam, provides state-of-the-art mobile and facility vision technology that […]

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Waste And Recycling Companies Across The Country Prepare To Address Fatality And Accident Rates By Participating In National Safety Stand Down

(WASHINGTON, DC)—January 19, 2017—The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) today announced the participation of scores of leading companies and independent waste and recycling organizations nationwide in the fourth in a series of national collaborations on improving safety in the waste and recycling industry. The 2017 NWRA Safety Stand Down on Vehicle Backing launches on […]

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3rd Eye Teams Up with Gorilla Safety to Offer Electronic Logging Device Technology to Growing Product Offering

3rd Eye, a pioneer in the development of vehicle safety cameras and radar, and Gorilla Safety, provider of innovative software solutions that automate fleet and safety management, announced today the companies have entered into an agreement to provide 3rd Eye an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution that easily integrates into 3rd Eye’s fleet management platform. […]

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