SWS Spring 2019 Newsletter

Outstanding Service The service department at SWS is not your typical service department. We take great pride in offering outstanding customer service that goes above and beyond. Our certified technicians take excellent care of your equipment and you. They have a wealth of knowledge and are happy to share it with our customers. Not only … Continued

SWS 2018 Fall Newsletter

New Sales Rep for Oregon SWS would like to introduce our new Oregon sales representative, Shane Gutridge. He is an Oregon native and lives in Wilsonville, Oregon, with his wife of 19 years and 2 kids. His daughter is a senior in high school and his son is a 7th grader. When Shane is not … Continued

SWS 2018 Summer Newsletter

SWS Announces New Vendor SWS is pleased to announce as of May 1st, 2018, we are the Washington, Idaho and Or­egon dealer for SEWER EQUIPMENT. SEWER EQUIPMENT designs and manufactures sewer cleaning and vacuum excavation equipment. They pride themselves on custom­er-focused culture, blue-collar attitude and design simplicity of their products. SEWER EQUIPMENT continues to introduce … Continued

SWS Winter 2018 Newsletter

Exceeding the Vision 2017 As the year winds down, we want to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers, vendors and employees for making SWS a success. We have had an eventful year, full of growth and fine-tuning.  Over the past year we have expanded the amount of employees at both the Spokane … Continued

SWS Fall 2017 Newsletter

Featured Employee Rafael has been with SWS for over 3 years as a Western Washington Service Technician. Before moving to the Seattle area, Rafael lived in Tuscan, Arizona where he was a Service Technician with a local company for 12 years. Rafael is from a beautiful little town called Esperanza, Mexico. The Spanish word Esperanza … Continued

SWS Summer 2017 Newsletter

Featured Employee Brandy Wood has been with SWS for almost two years. She is responsible for processing all payments, invoicing, collections and handling customers’ questions. Brandy is one of the first faces you see when visiting our office in Spokane. Raised in Sonoma, California, Brandy moved to Spokane, WA in September of 2015 with 3 … Continued

SWS Spring 2017 Newsletter

Vac-Con Territory Expands SWS is proud to announce our territory for the Vac-Con line has expanded into northern Idaho and Northwestern Montana. Located in Green  Cove Springs, Florida, Vac-Con manufactures trucks for the sewer industry including combination machines, industrial vacuum loaders, hydro-excavators and hot shot jet rodders for the public and private markets worldwide. Vac-Con … Continued

SWS Fall 2016 Newsletter

NEW & DEMO TRUCKS Are you looking to buy a truck? Would you like to try it out before you buy it? SWS has a huge variety of trucks to demo and sell. Our large inventory of new and used demo trucks enables you to put your future truck through the paces before making your … Continued

SWS Spring 2016 Newsletter

NEW WEBSITE DESIGN! SWS is pleased to announce the launch of our newly de­signed website! After many months of hard work, we have a website design with a fresh new look, a user-friendly navi­gation and updated daily with the latest information about our products and service. Our new website’s user-friendly navigation makes it easy to … Continued

SWS Winter 2015 Newsletter

Order Parts Online!  What’s in it for you? SWS just made your life a whole lot easier when it comes to ordering parts!  We understand ordering parts can be time consuming.  Now you can order parts online through the SWS website.   All you have to do is go to swsequipment.com, click on “Parts” and then … Continued

SWS Fall 2015 Newsletter

Our Fantastic AP Specialist! Miranda Remington joined SWS in December of 2014 as our Accounts Payable and Job Costing Specialist. Her attention to detail and affinity for numbers has made her a huge asset.  Miranda is a US Army Veteran and is currently finishing her BA in Accounting with a minor in Sociology. Before coming … Continued

25 Years and Going Strong

A humble beginning is an understatement.  25 years ago, with a desk and a file cabinet, Paul Cochran started Solid Waste Systems on May 9th, 1990. In the beginning, his product line consisted of compactors and vertical balers.  Paul was a one-man operation. He not only sold the compactors, he installed them as well. After … Continued

Western Washington Service is Expanding!

Solid Waste Systems has been in business 25 years and 15 years in Western Washington.  Our workload has grown to the point that using two sub–contractors for most of our compactor and baler service, as well as installations, is not enough. We have put together our own Service Team and facility in Tacoma WA to … Continued

Labrie Factory Training at SWS, January 13th, 2015

SWS is offering a FREE Labrie Technical Service Training Class,  January 13th to January 15th, 2015 Reserve your spot today! This event will provide the Technician with vital information needed to service the Labrie Automizer and Expert units (as well as the Right Hand and Helping Hand automated arms), and the Wittke Starlight and SuperDuty … Continued

Tracy’s Journey

Tracy (our office manager) is a breast cancer survivor. She is one of more than 2.9 million women who have either survived breast cancer or are undergoing treatment. To put this in perspective, a women living in the US has a 1 in 8 chance that, in her lifetime, she will be diagnosed with breast … Continued

New WRRA VP of Associate Members

Skyler Sharpe, an employee of SWS for over 7 years, has been chosen as the 2015 WRRA Vice President of Associate Members.   The Washington Refuse and Recycling Association (WRRA) is a group of waste haulers and recyclers throughout Washington State that have assembled to promote the private solid waste and recycling industries. Skyler’s main responsibilities … Continued

Heard of Fugitive Dust?  Sounds Scary!

What do you think of when you hear Fugitive Dust?  Sounds scary?  Fugitive Dust is a combination of soil minerals (oxides of silicon, aluminum, calcium, and iron), sea salt, pollen, spores, tire particles and other particles. This dust can get blown around and create pollution in the environment. Regular cleaning of the roads and parking … Continued

SWS are Now Distributing RapidView IBAK Sewer Inspection Vans!

SWS recently added RapidView IBAK to its expansive line of equipment offered for sale and rent.  RapidView IBAK is the world’s largest and oldest manufacturer of pipeline inspection and rehabilitation equipment.Our commitment is evident in the purchase of a new RapidView IBAK Sewer Inspection Van.  Impressive with the amount of equipment and tools this truck … Continued