Career Recognition

We don't hear "Job well done" enough! That's why Waste and Recycling Workers Week is proud to celebrate your accomplishments with you. We know you're working hard each day to do your job safely and with pride. And while you don't work to get a pat on the back, it sure is nice when one comes along. Let us know when good things happen for you so we can all say "Good job!"

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Congratulations to Nathan Binnie of Advanced Disposal: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations Nathan Binnie! Nathan accomplished Good Samaritan Act Company Advanced Disposal Details of the Recognition In late 2014, Advanced Disposal garbage truck driver Nathan Binnie of Johnstown, PA, was collecting trash from a bin when he saw a small pair of eyes looking up at him. Those eyes belonged to a Collie-lab mix, now known … Read moreCongratulations to Nathan Binnie of Advanced Disposal: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations to Andy Perez Garcia of Waste Pro USA: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations Andy Perez Garcia! Andy accomplished Good Samaritan Act Company Waste Pro USA Details of the Recognition Andy Perez Garcia, a truck driver for Waste Pro USA, heard screaming while on his service route in Miramar, FL in December and quickly jumped to investigate what was happening. What Garcia found was a one-year-old boy named … Read moreCongratulations to Andy Perez Garcia of Waste Pro USA: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations to Micah Speir of Waste Management-Seattle: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations Micah Speir! Micah accomplished Good Samaritan Act Company Waste Management-Seattle Details of the Recognition Micah Speir, a Seattle-area garbage truck driver for Waste Management with a sharp eye, noticed a bank bag in a pile of trash while on his service route in November. Inside the bag was $12,000 in checks — and a … Read moreCongratulations to Micah Speir of Waste Management-Seattle: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations to Harvey Corrigan of Advanced Disposal – Ferguson Township: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations Harvey Corrigan! Harvey accomplished Good Samaritan Act Company Advanced Disposal – Ferguson Township Details of the Recognition Harvey Corrigan, a truck driver for Advanced Disposal in Ferguson Township, PA, was picking up trash from a local Subway when he found a pickup truck stopped in the trafficway. Inside the truck, Corrigan found an unresponsive … Read moreCongratulations to Harvey Corrigan of Advanced Disposal – Ferguson Township: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations to John Connerton of Republic Services: Job Advancement

Congratulations John Connerton! John accomplished Job Advancement Company Republic Services Details of the Recognition John Connerton — Operations Manager John has over 25 years of Solid Waste Industry experience in all lines of business, Commercial, Residential and Industrial Roll Off and Transfer Station Operations in Florida at Browning Ferris Industries (BFI) and Waste Management Inc., … Read moreCongratulations to John Connerton of Republic Services: Job Advancement

Congratulations to Kris Spilsbury of Waste Management: Other

Congratulations Kris Spilsbury! Kris accomplished Other Company Waste Management Details of the Recognition Earlier this month, Farmington police Officer Greg Ericksen and Kris Spilsbury, who works with Waste Management Corporate Security, trained 19 garbage truck drivers and two managers about how to identify suspicious behaviors, what type of activities to look for while traveling routes … Read moreCongratulations to Kris Spilsbury of Waste Management: Other

Congratulations to George Roby Dempster of Dempster: Other

Congratulations George Roby Dempster! George accomplished Other Company Dempster Details of the Recognition According to this history, garbage trucks began with horses pulling cars of stuff around. Then came modified versions of things like Ford Model Ts, which had only been around since 1908. These were way better than horses, but they were still little … Read moreCongratulations to George Roby Dempster of Dempster: Other

Congratulations to David Leach of Leach Garbage Truck: Other

Congratulations David Leach! John accomplished Other Company Leach Garbage Truck Details of the Recognition 1963 was to be a solemn year for Leach, with the passing of Onnie Leach on June 12. Cancer had claimed The 67 year old owner and president, who had been with the company since 1914. Onnie Leach was there for … Read moreCongratulations to David Leach of Leach Garbage Truck: Other

Congratulations to Gregory Curry of Rumpke: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations Gregory Curry! Gregory accomplished Good Samaritan Act Company Rumpke Details of the Recognition LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Rumpke truck driver is a hero after saving two tiny lives Wednesday morning. Gregory Curry was on his normal route when he found a box of four puppies behind a dumpster. He said the box was … Read moreCongratulations to Gregory Curry of Rumpke: Good Samaritan Act

Congratulations to Kimberly Scott of Charleston Refuse Department: 20 Years of Service

Congratulations Kimberly Scott! Kimberly accomplished 20 Years of Service Company Charleston Refuse Department Details of the Recognition Charleston Refuse Department, first woman to work as a garbage collector retires Kimberly Scott (right) is hugged by her niece, Mechy Martin, during a retirement party for her Friday night at the Charleston Civic Center. Scott is stepping … Read moreCongratulations to Kimberly Scott of Charleston Refuse Department: 20 Years of Service

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