Solid Waste Awards

  • 2006 Gold Award for Transfer Station Category, Excellence Awards Program “Puente Hills Materials Recovery Facility,” presented by the Solid Waste Association of North America.

  • 2003 Platinum Best of Show for Environmental Protection and Public Relations/Awareness Categories, “The Truck Stops Here” (Puente Hills Landfill Video), presented by the Aurora Awards.

  • 2002 Grand Prize for Planning “On Track to Solving the Solid Waste Disposal Dilemma,” presented by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.

  • 2002 National Public Works Week Award for “Community Outreach Program for Repermitting the Puente Hills Landfill,” presented by the American Public Works Association, Southern California Chapter.

  • 1999 Program of the Year Award for “Puente Hills Landfill Native Habitat Preservation Program,” presented by the American Public Works Association, Southern California Chapter.
     
  • 1997 Chapter Award for Solid Waste Management “Puente Hills Landfill Expansion – Composite Liner and Slope Stabilization,” presented by the American Public Works Association, Southern California Chapter.

  • 1994 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for “Clean Fuels Program,” presented by Governor Pete Wilson and the California Environmental Protection Agency.

  • 1994 Honor Award for Operations and Management “Clean Fuels Program,” presented by the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.

  • 1994 Clean Air Award for Excellence in Advancing Air Pollution Control Technology through the Puente Hills “Clean Fuels Program,” presented by the South Coast Air Quality Management District.

  • 1991 Meritorious Achievement Award for “Landfill Excellence,” presented by the Solid Waste Association of North America.

  • 1989 Honor Award for Operations and Management “Modern Metropolitan Landfill,” presented by American Academy of Environmental Engineers.