Change Makers

Companies that Make a Difference

We are excited to announce the Waste & Recycling Workers Week - Change Makers! Here we celebrate the companies, large and small, making a difference and providing an excellent service at the local level. These waste management providers, serving our communities day in and day out, deserve to be recognized and thanked for their contribution to keeping our world clean.

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George Fink – Volvo Construction Equipment of North America

George Fink George Fink retired in 2014 after 41 years with Volvo Construction Equipment of North America. George started in the business at the age of 14 picking up trash at the local drive-in movie theater. With that early job, the seeds were planted for George’s career interest in waste management, and, of course, having … Read more

A Leader That Has Paved New Ways In The Way We Recycle Today- Anthony Lomangino

  A leader that has paved new ways in the way we Recycle today-  Anthony Lomangino -John Arwood- Protecting resources in the delicate ecosystem of South Florida is no easy task, but it’s one that Southern Waste Systems (SWS), based in Davie, Florida, has taken on full steam across multiple waste and recycling streams. The … Read more

Keeping Neighborhoods Clean & Green Since 1932. Rumpke’s History Dates Back To The 1930s!

Keeping Neighborhoods Clean & Green Since 1932. Rumpke’s History Dates Back To The 1930s! Rumpke’s history dates back to the1930s when founder William F. Rumpke ran a junkyard and coal delivery business in Cincinnati. His customers often bartered sheep, chickens and old cars and trucks as payment for his services.  One day, he was paid … Read more

Bay Disposal & Recycling Provides, Services For Communities Day In And Day Out!

 Bay Disposal & Recycling Bay Disposal & Recycling is a locally owned and locally operated solid waste collection, disposal and recycling company serving the entire Hampton Roads area. Bay Disposal & Recycling was Incorporated in the spring of 2000 to provide area governments, businesses, apartment and condominium communities and construction companies with a full-service trash collection company … Read more