Mario Cuomo Joins Protests Against Upper East Side Garbage Station

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Sometimes it helps when a big name personality joins a land use fight. In the Big Apple, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo has come out against plans to build a garbage transfer station next to an athletic field on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, a proposal supported by New York mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio, according to The Daily News. … Read More

Keep Your Waste Contract after You Win It: Solid Waste & Recyling

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Due diligence is the first step in developing a renewal strategy for waste companies that already hold municipal contracts, write Jay Vincent and Jesse McKnight, two Saint Consulting senior managers, in a Canadian magazine for the waste industry. Solid Waste & Recycling magazine has published their feature on the importance of a long-term strategy and due diligence to build and … Read More

Jay Vincent To Speak at Waste Expo on Community Engagement

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A new kind of conversation with communities is required to overcome opposition to waste and recycling projects, and Jay Vincent will speak at the Waste Expo, May 20, in New Orleans on authentic community engagement: opportunities to win permits and contracts. Jay is chief business development officer and waste sector practice leader for The Saint Consulting Group. He will address … Read More

Join Jay Vincent in SWANA eLearning on Engaging the Public, Feb 13

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Join Jay Vincent in a SWANA eLearning seminar on Wednesday, Feb 13, at 1.45 pm ET to discuss “Engaging the Public through the Lens of the Advocacy Pyramid, his first in a program of eLearning topics brought to the waste industry by the Solid Waste Association of North America to help industry executives earn Continuing Education Units (CEU). Click here … Read More

Mike Saint To Speak on Community Views Impacting the Waste Industry

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Mike Saint, chief executive officer of The Saint Consulting Group, will give the keynote address on public views affecting recycling and waste to the Maryland-Delaware Solid Waste Association in Annapolis on January 25, 2013. The founder of the nation’s largest land use political consultancy will talk about community viewpoints impacting the recycling and waste industry, looking at public perceptions through … Read More

Waste Age Publishes “Bridging The Passion Gap” by Jay Vincent

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In today’s permitting environment, waste and recycling projects need vocal advocates that mobilize to say yes to the project. These projects need supporters to get off of the couch and engage the opposition head on. They need to be as vocal and passionate as those who oppose. Waste Age has published a feature written by Jay Vincent, senior vice president … Read More

Sign Up for Saint Consulting Learning Lunches in October – Free, Informative, Useful

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Today is a great time to sign up for one or more of our free one-hour lunches scheduled in October, beginning with the Energy Learning Lunch we will hold on Thursday, October 4, at 12 noon CDT with the topic, Managing Communications with Your Leaseholds. It’s easy to register.

Jay Vincent in Waste & Recycling News, Part 2 – Winning Community Support

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Jay Vincent’s series on winning community support for waste projects continues in Waste & Recycling News with Part Two, An Approach. Jay, who leads the Saint Consulting Group’s business practice for the waste and landfill industry, writes that we have developed a simple approach to devising a campaign to win community support. It is represented by four words: Identify, Engage, Harness and Mobilize. Waste … Read More

Read Saint on Winning Support for Landfills in Waste & Recycling News

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A three-part series on how to win support for landfills, written by Jay Vincent of The Saint Consulting Group, is appearing in the Waste & Recycling News online. Jay, who leads the business practice for the waste and landfill industry at Saint, writes that winning support is a step-by-step process, and that arguably the political landscape has turned even more … Read More

Jay Vincent in Waste & Recycling Video – Taking on NIMBYs and Winning

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Waste & Recycling News asked Jay Vincent, Saint Consulting’s business practice leader for the waste industry, to talk in a video about overcoming community opposition and generating positive support for waste and landfill projects. John Campanelli, editor of Waste & Recycling News, met Jay at Wastecon in Washington, DC earlier this month, where Jay gave a presentation on Engaging the … Read More