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Daytona Drivers Earn $70,000 in Safety Awards

For Immediate Release                                           

Media Contact: Ron Pecora

Chief Marketing Officer



DAYTONA BEACH, FL – November 12, 2018 – Seven drivers in Waste Pro’s Daytona Beach division have each earned a $10,000 Safety Award for their safe driving habits.

L-R: James Gorman, Nicholas Bruno, Tim Dolan – Regional VP, Curtis McRae, Jonathan Sjonvall, Steve Cameron – Operations Manager, Marsellar Lowe, Jr., Ken DeForest – Division Manager, Denis Zeledon; Not Pictured: Ron Pifer, Sr.

At a celebratory cookout on November 1, drivers James Gorman, Nicholas Bruno, Curtis McRae, Jonathan Sjonvall, Marsellar Lowe, Jr., Ron Pifer, Sr., and Denis Zeledon were each presented with a $10,000 check. This is the second time Pifer has won the award and the third time for Zeledon.

“I am very proud of my team in Daytona, and especially of the drivers who have achieved this prestigious safety award,” said Division Manager Ken DeForest. “To go three years without an accident, injury or property damage and to have no unexcused absences is incredible.”

In an industry various safety organizations have consistently ranked as one of the most dangerous in which to work, safe driving habits are critical. Therefore, Waste Pro established the $10,000 Safety Award program in 2004 to encourage drivers to drive safely; since then, more than $3.5 million has been awarded to drivers across the southeast United States.

To be eligible for the award, drivers must maintain a spotless work record for three years, including excellent customer service, no accidents, injuries, or property damage, a positive attitude and attendance record, and a well-kept truck. Waste Pro is the only company in the United States that offers a $10,000 safety award to drivers.

About Waste Pro USA

Waste Pro USA, Inc. is one of the country’s fastest growing privately-owned waste collection, recycling, processing, and disposal companies, operating in nine southeastern states. Waste Pro, with revenues exceeding $700 million, serves more than two million residential and 40,000 commercial customers from over 75 operating locations. Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 265 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.