WCA Waste Corporation (WCA) employee, Greg Figueroa, was honored by The National Waste and Recycling Association with the 2017 Driver of the Year Award. Annually, solid waste companies and organizations come together to honor top drivers in the industry. This prestigious honor is based on driving records and commitment to customers. Mr. Figueroa stands out even more by encouraging all WCA employees to remain committed to safety and enhance the overall internal and external customer service goals of WCA.
CEO of WCA, Bill Caesar, stated that “Awarding Mr. Figueroa with the Driver of the Year award exemplifies the caliber of drivers we have operating our fleet, and serves as an excellent example to WCA’s commitment to safety and service to our internal and external customers. We possess one of the best safety records in the industry and that sets us apart. Putting safety first, we limit potential accidents, and we continue demonstrating the commitment to our customers as community partners. We are very proud of Mr. Figueroa and delighted to have him as a member of our team.”
WCA Waste Corporation (WCA) is pleased to announce the acquisition of three solid waste collection companies in the first five months of 2017.
In February, WCA acquired the assets of Midwest Companies, Inc., an MSW transfer station and collection operation located in Marshall, MO. In March, WCA acquired EnviroStar Waste Service, Inc., a residential, commercial, and roll-off collection company located in the suburbs of eastern Kansas City, MO. In May, WCA acquired the commercial collection accounts of Community Waste Services in Gainesville, Florida.
On a typical weekday, you can reach Mark Scott by phone or email at any time, unless he is on his bike. For two hours are dedicated to his bike and the road. If you don’t know Mark, he is the special waste salesman for WCA’s Region 3. He was recently awarded top sales performer for the fourth quarter of 2016.
At 55 years of age, there is no slowing down for Mark. He adheres to a strict regime and rides 150 to 300 miles per week, affording himself two hours of training almost every day to prepare for cycling races. Recently he competed in a 100-mile gravel race that was more than six hours long and placed 38th overall out of 588 riders, and 1st in the 55 & up division.