Indiana Trash Truck Driver Honored As ‘Driver Of The Year’

David Rogenski Borden Waste Away

David Rogenski, a trash truck driver for Borden Waste-Away Service Inc., in Elkhart, Indiana recently earned national recognition at the Waste & Recycling Association Conference on April 29th, in Atlanta. Rogenski was 1 of 9 drivers, selected from 908 trash truck drivers, as ‘Driver of the Year,’ and winning in the small company category.

David has worked for Borden Waste-Away Service, Inc. for a total of 18 years, and drives an average of 633 miles per week – completing over 6,000 pick-ups.

Drivers are nominated for their excellent safety records, company respect, and customer service standards.

According to Rogenski, “When I do the best job that I can for the company, the company and I will be more successful. I’m proud to be honored by the waste industry for my service and safety record.”

2014 Drivers of the Year:

  • Large Commercial:  Quemene Perea, Republic Services, Inc.
  • Large Industrial:  Florentino Castrellon, Republic Services, Inc.
  • Large Residential:  Johnny Caine, Republic Services, Inc.
  • Medium Company:  Andrew Czekaj, All Waste Inc.
  • Small Company: David Rogenski, Waste-Away Group, Ltd.
  • Regional Commercial: James Stoops, Rumpke Consolidated Companies
  • Regional Industrial:  James D. Hawes, Rumpke Consolidated Companies
  • Regional Residential:  David Sasser, Rumpke Consolidated Companies
  • Public Sector:  Daniel Gonzales, City & County of Denver, Colorado

Sources:
Elkhart Truth
National Waste & Recycling Association
Waste Advantage Mag