In Loving Memory

Whether driving routes on garbage trucks, delivering portable sanitation units, or working in the offices and repair shops, the men and women of our industry serve important roles and are very special people. Together, let's honor the memory of those fallen heros who have served the waste industry by our side. If someone in your company has passed away and you would like to honor them, please fill out the form below. The sanitation community joins you in honoring the employees and co-workers of your company who have passed before us.

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In Loving Memory of Fred Kemp of Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Fred Kemp Company: Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Years of Service: 16 Comments: Fred had been currently employed at Cassella Waste Systems, where he was a driver for many years. He loved going to fairs and carnivals with his family. He especially loved riding roller coasters and the Gravitron with his daughters. He also enjoyed going … Read more

In Loving Memory of Arthur Hirsch of Leck Waste Services

Arthur Hirsch Company: Leck Waste Services Years of Service: 13 Comments: It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have to share the loss of one of our most valued employees, Arthur Hirsch. Art was one of the anchors of our front load division at Leck Waste Services. We would like to share our … Read more

In Loving Memory of Gerald Burger of BFI

Gerald Burger Company: BFI Years of Service: 30 Comments: Gerald Burger, age 65, entered into rest on March 23, 2018 in Houston, Texas. He was born June 18, 1952 in Gonzales, Texas to Mr. & Mrs. Jeff D. Burger. He enjoyed golf, live music, musicals and friendly games of poker with his long-time Cinco Ranch … Read more

In Loving Memory of Wayne Huizenga of Waste Management

Wayne Huizenga Company: Waste Management Years of Service: 50 Comments: Wayne Huizenga died last night at age 80. In Fort Lauderdale, he started a garbage hauling business, as his grandfather had done in Chicago in 1894. Beginning with a single garbage truck in 1968, and pursuing customers in an aggressive manner, he created Waste Management, … Read more

In Loving Memory of Wayne Huizenga of Waste Management

Wayne Huizenga Company: Waste Management Years of Service: 50 Comments: Wayne Huizenga died last night at age 80. In Fort Lauderdale, he started a garbage hauling business, as his grandfather had done in Chicago in 1894.[2] Beginning with a single garbage truck in 1968, and pursuing customers in an aggressive manner, he created Waste Management, … Read more

In Loving Memory of Wayne Huizenga of Waste Management

Wayne Huizenga Company: Waste Management Years of Service: 50 Comments: Wayne Huizenga died last night at age 80. In Fort Lauderdale, he started a garbage hauling business, as his grandfather had done in Chicago in 1894.[2] Beginning with a single garbage truck in 1968, and pursuing customers in an aggressive manner, he created Waste Management, … Read more

In Loving Memory of David Dietrich of Basin Disposal, Inc.

David Dietrich Company: Basin Disposal, Inc. Years of Service: 42 Comments: David Dietrich loved his job. He started working with his father 42 years ago, hanging off of the back of a garbage truck and tossing the cans inside. “The biggest part of his life was his work,” his brother Bob Dietrich said. “He worried … Read more

In Loving Memory of Joseph Russo of Mr. T Carting, Corporation

Joseph Russo Company: Mr. T Carting, Corporation Years of Service: 63 Comments: It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Joseph Russo, lovingly known to all as Uncle Joe. Uncle Joe was one of the first driver’s for Mr. T Carting, he was there from the beginning when the company was formed … Read more

In Loving Memory of Tom Jones of Advanced Disposal

Tom Jones Company: Advanced Disposal Years of Service: 21 Comments: RIP We will not forget you, Tom Jones. Together, let’s honor the memory of the men and women who have served by our side. Whether on the garbage trucks, delivering portable sanitation units, or working in the offices and repair shops, the employees of our … Read more

In Loving Memory of Jeremy Gordon of Recology Sunset Scavenger

Jeremy Gordon Company: Recology Sunset Scavenger Years of Service: 12 Comments: RIp We will not forget you, Jeremy Gordon. Together, let’s honor the memory of the men and women who have served by our side. Whether on the garbage trucks, delivering portable sanitation units, or working in the offices and repair shops, the employees of … Read more