NSWMA solicits applications for 2011 Drivers of the Year

The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) is accepting applications for its prestigious 2011 Drivers of the Year awards. The program honors those drivers who have upheld the field of solid waste management as an honorable occupation and who have conducted themselves and operated their vehicles in a safe and responsible manner.

Individual Drivers of the Year prizes are awarded in different categories that include small company residential, small company commercial, small company industrial, large company residential, large company commercial, large company industrial, and the public sector. All nominees receive a gift package and certificate of appreciation. Finalists also receive a personalized plaque. The winner in each category will be honored in person at the May 2011 WasteExpo, in Dallas, Texas, and receives a commemorative gift and $1,000 cash prize.

Eligible drivers must be a full-time employee at the time of nomination and at the time of winner selection and award presentation. Complete nominations are due by December 3, 2010. The supervisor of the winning driver in each category will be notified via e-mail by February 12, 2011.