Robert G. Banfield
Robert Banfield has been a part of the solid waste industry for 45 years owning successful hauling operations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, two landfills, and several transfer stations. He currently serves as vice president of the Detachable Container Association. Banfield was recognized by the City of Boston for providing “service above and beyond the call of duty” when he collected both waste and snow during the blizzard of 1978. During his career, he was active with NSWMA on safety issues including development of national safety standards. Banfield played a key role in founding NSWMA’s first chapter in Massachusetts in the 1970s.