This program honors those drivers who operate their trucks in a safe and responsible manner, have outstanding performance records, and whose contributions have enhanced the overall safety and image of the solid waste industry. This competition is a great way to recognize your best and safest drivers.
Each year, NWRA celebrates the best and safest drivers in the industry. Drivers are involved in their communities and provide the backbone of our industry. Apply Here.
Large Commercial – Javier Verduzco, Republic Services
Large Industrial – Jesse Pena, Republic Services
Large Residential – Rick Thomas, Waste Connections
Large Industrial – Mark Rutkowski, Waste Management
Regional Commercial – Halsey Wolford, Rumpke
Regional Industrial – Greg Figueroa, WCA
Regional Residential – Terry Russell, Rumpke
Medium Company – Derrick Belin, All Waste, Inc.
Small Company – Bill Kuhlman, Walters Recycling and Refuse
Public Sector – Rhonda Kitchen, Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling
Private Sector – Jimmy Freeman, Arwood Waste