IESI Corporation

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Environmental Industry Associations

Environmental Industry Associations

May 02, 2007 09:01 ET

Environmental Industry Associations Honors IESI's Driver With Driver of the Year Award


FORTH WORTH, TEXAS--(CCNMatthews - May 2, 2007) - IESI Corporation ("IESI") and Environmental Industry Associations ("EIA") are pleased to announce that Lawrence Green, a driver for IESI in Haltom City, Texas, will receive the large residential Driver of the Year Award from the EIA.

EIA is the non-profit trade association that represents for-profit companies in the waste services and equipment industry throughout North America.

IESI is one of the leading non-hazardous solid waste management companies in the U.S. and provides collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services to 35 markets, including more than 586,000 residential customers and 66,000 commercial and industrial customers, in nine states.

Lawrence Green has been a residential driver for 24 years. For the last eight years with IESI, Mr. Green has serviced more than 2 million homes without an accident or a single confirmed complaint. In his career, Mr. Green has serviced over 7 million homes and traveled 1.5 million miles. In addition, he assists in training other drivers and is known for going out of his way to help customers.

Mr. Green has volunteered for many years and countless hours to clean-up programs including the Fort Worth Trinity River Trash Bash, Haltom City Clean-up Days and Colleyville Proud Clean-up Days.

Mr. Green said, "I just like to help people and I try to focus on that every day on my routes. I really enjoy my work and seeing my customers smile."

"We are very proud of Lawrence's safety record, commitment to his company, and quality of customer service," said Bruce Parker, EIA's President and CEO. "With over 136,000 garbage truck drivers nationally, to become a driver of the year is quite an accomplishment."

The EIA awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 8, in Atlanta, Georgia, as part of the waste industry's national trade show, Waste Expo 2007.

About IESI

IESI is one of the leading commercial waste collectors in the United States. IESI is an environmental services company dedicated to the collection, transportation and disposal of non-hazardous commercial, residential and industrial waste, and to recycling in the communities it serves.

Contact Information

  • IESI
    Jay Gunter
    District Manager
    (817) 547-9001
    Bruce Parker
    President and CEO
    (202) 364-3720