Southern Waste Systems Co-Founder Selected for Recycling Industry Hall of Fame

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Southern Waste Systems Co-Founder, Anthony Lomangino, was selected for the inaugural class of the Construction and Demolition Recycling Hall of Fame. Good news for Miami waste disposal.

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L to R: Anthony Lomangino, Jorge Caspary, (Director of Solid Waste, FDLP) Charles Gusmano (President & CEO, SWS/Sun)

It is because of their commitment to the environment, our country is able to move to a more sustainable future.

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The Construction and Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) recently held their national conference in Tampa, Florida. During the event, they presented the organization's 2013 Industry Awards, including the Inaugural Class of the C&D Recycling Hall of Fame received by Anthony Lomangino, Co-Founder of Southern Waste Systems. The C&D Recycling Hall of Fame honors those prominent leaders and pioneers in the Construction and Demolition recycling industry who have made an extraordinary contribution to the industry and have also earned the respect of the trade. In addition, it honors those who have made a significant positive impact on their community, both personally and professionally.

“We applaud all of these individuals and businesses that have made a commitment to the recycling industry and their communities,” said John Adelman, President of the Board of Directors, CDRA. “It is because of their commitment to the environment, our country is able to move to a more sustainable future.”

Anthony Lomangino, Chairman and Co-Founder of Southern Waste Systems and Sun Recycling, was announced as a 2013 Hall of Fame inductee. Lomangino has more than 35 years of experience in the waste and recycling industry. Throughout his career, he has been a pioneer and innovator of processes and technology that have advanced the collection and recycling of residential and commercial waste. Sun Recycling has led the industry in the process of recycling C&D material.

SWS has aided South Florida including Miami waste disposal with the addition of on-line ordering. Most services such as containers and recycling bins, junk removal and Fort Lauderdale trash pickup can be arranged with just a few key strokes.

SWS caters to special events and special needs. They provide portable toilets for community events, curbside services throughout South Florida, commercial recycling pickup and dumpster rental in Miami and other South Florida locations.

In Florida, SWS is the largest privately owned company for the collection and recycling of construction and demolition materials. With twelve facilities conveniently located throughout South Florida, the organization utilizes more than 550 employees and currently recycles up to 92% of the materials they collect.

CDRA is a national trade organization that promotes and defends the environmentally sound recycling of the more than 325 million tons of recoverable construction and demolition (C&D) materials that are generated in the United States annually.

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