Congratulations Nelson Molina!
Nelson accomplished Outstanding Leadership
New York City Department of Sanitation
Details of the Recognition
"I love this job. It's one of the greatest jobs in the world," Molina says. He didn't just hold his nose and toss bags into the Department of Sanitation truck. He became an expert at finding "treasures" in the trash.
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Molina salvaged over 50,000 items from the garbage and put them on display in what he calls a "secret museum" in Manhattan. He hopes the city will turn it into a real museum soon.
Waste and Recycling Workers Week would like to say "Thank you!" for the excellent leadership you've given for the men and women in the waste industry. Through your support we are able to reach new heights.