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Republic Services Driver and Landfill Operator Selected for National Driver of the Year and Operator of the Year Industry Awards
"Safety is the number one priority at
For more than 25 years, the NWRA Driver of the Year and Operator of the Year programs have honored drivers and operators who uphold the field of recycling and waste collection as an honorable occupation, and have conducted themselves and the vehicles and equipment they operate in a safe and responsible manner. Mike and Roberto were honored by the industry and their peers during an awards program at the 2019 WasteExpo, which is the largest annual waste industry trade show in
2019 National Commercial Driver of the Year:
Mike takes great pride in the communities he serves, and is willing to go above and beyond for the Company. Mike is part of
When he is not driving a collection truck, Mike volunteers at the local food bank, teaches Sunday school, and serves as a deacon in his church.
2019 Landfill Operator of the Year: Roberto Hernandez
For 25 years,
Roberto is a model employee and takes great pride in his profession. He is a selfless leader and has mentored countless employees, inspiring team members to approach each day with a willingness to go above and beyond for customers. He is admired company-wide for his commitment to excellence.
A devoted family man, Roberto and his wife have four children. He is dedicated to his family, his faith and serving his community.
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