Press release from National Solid Wastes Management Association’s (NSWMA):
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Tuesday, May 1, Cortlandt resident Andy Moss of Progressive Waste Solutions, received the National Solid Wastes Management Association’s (NSWMA) Special Governor’s Award for his years of service to NSWMA’s New York City Chapter. The award was presented at a special ceremony in Las Vegas.
NSWMA is the trade association representing for-profit companies in North America that provide solid, hazardous and medical waste collection, recycling and disposal services, and companies that provide professional and consulting services to the waste services industry. Progressive Waste Solutions (www.bficanada.com) is the third largest non-hazardous solid waste management company in North America, serving the needs of commercial, industrial and residential customers.
“We are honored to present Andy with this award,” said Bruce J. Parker, NSWMA’s President and CEO. “He has been an active member of NSWMA, playing a lead role in advocating for the industry and its technological and environmental achievements. His work has helped to foster a better understanding of proper solid waste management’s integral role in the community.”
Moss was praised for being a leader at NSWMA’s New York City Chapter, where he has served as vice chair for two years. Moss joined Progressive Waste Solutions in 2001, directing business development, mergers and acquisitions and government affairs in the Northeast. Previously he was with the Office of the Attorney General of New York. Moss resides in Cortlandt Manor, NY.
The awards ceremony will take place in Las Vegas as part of the waste industry’s national trade show, WasteExpo 2012 (www.wasteexpo.com).
NSWMA – a sub-association of the Environmental Industry Associations – represents for-profit companies in North America that provide solid, hazardous and medical waste collection, recycling and disposal services, and companies that provide professional and consulting services to the waste services industry. NSWMA members conduct business in all 50 states.
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Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. is one of North America’s largest full-service, vertically integrated waste management companies, providing non-hazardous solid waste collection and landfill disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in twelve states and the District of the Columbia in the U.S., and in six Canadian provinces. Its major brands, IESI, BFI Canada and Waste Services, are leaders in their markets. The Company's shares are listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BIN.