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Sept 26 - Association Insight1

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WEEKLY EDITION SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 Nuts and Bolts Educational Conference 2018: The Site Visit What's to learn from Largo's Wastewater Reclamation Facility? By GR Anderson Jr, PSAI Communications Director Seems safe to say that one of the key issues of our time is the growing concern – is it a crisis yet? – over water. Will we run out? What about our oceans? What is the condition of water supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence? What will water use and re-use look like in the future, or even as soon as tomorrow? It's pretty obvious that these questions trickle down to the portable sanitation industry. In fact, it comes up often in the conversations I've had with Members in my short time on the job. "We're trying to grow awareness and change perception of the industry," Michael Zeltner of Five Peaks told me about a month ago. "Sanitation is what we do, but water is the issue, and water ecology." Tips for Making Money in the Portable Sanitation and Rental Biz It's a broad topic, but some of these hints may help your business By Karleen Kos, PSAI Executive Director A popular discussion at PSAI events is always, "How can I make more money?" This, of course, is a broad topic. If you think about it, the question covers several areas, any one of which could fill an entire book. These include strategies for: • Finding new business opportunities • Retaining existing customers • Effectively managing costs • Increasing profit margins • Deciding whether to expand into complementary business lines While that won't all fit in one newsletter, here are some tips to think about. You may already be doing some of them … but perhaps you'll find a few ideas worth thinking about as this season winds down and you start planning for next year. CONTINUED ON PAGE 7 CONTINUED ON PAGE 2

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