Waste Pro Receives Keep Pinellas Beautiful Commercial Recycling Award July 1, 2016 CLEARWATER, FL – Waste Pro was recognized as the 2015 Keep Pinellas Beautiful Commercial Recycling Partner at an awards luncheon held by the organization on June 16th at the Anona United Methodist Church in Largo, Florida. “It is such an honor for us to partner with a local organization that shares our vision,” said Tracy Meehan, Waste Pro Municipal Marketing Manager for Southwest Florida, who accepted the award on behalf of the company. “Waste Pro is proud to support Keep Pinellas Beautiful in conserving the natural beauty of Pinellas County.” Tracy, who joined the Keep Pinellas County Beautiful board in 2014, currently serves as the Vice President of the organization. Since 2014, Waste Pro has been instrumental in implementing environmental protection initiatives throughout Pinellas County, including donating containers to various local events, such as ‘Take a Bite Out of Grime’, a community-wide cleanup program led by the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. At the luncheon, members of Keep Pinellas Beautiful thanked volunteers and businesses who have supported their mission and demonstrated their dedication to serving the community. “We have a team of enthusiastic, committed professionals who work endlessly to achieve our goal of creating a community of environmentally responsible citizens,” said Keep America Beautiful Executive Director, Patricia DePlasco. “We could not have achieved this success without the support of our 14,836 volunteers, partners, and sponsors.” Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in nine southeastern states. Serving more than two million residential and 40,000 commercial customers from over 500 operating locations, Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 250 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises. -end- From L to R: Keep Pinellas Beautiful President, Ray Neri; Pinellas County Commissioner and Chairman, Charlie Justice; Waste Pro Municipal Marketing Manager and Keep Pinellas Beautiful Vice President, Tracy Meehan; Keep Pinellas Beautiful Executive Director, Patricia DePlasco.