PTR President & CEO Mike Savage Honored with NWRA Award

  • PTR President & CEO Mike Savage Honored with NWRA Award

    PTR is proud to announce that our very own President & CEO Mike Savage has been named a winner of the National Waste & Recycling Association‘s ‘Distinguished Service Award’.

    The Distinguished Service Award is presented to longstanding members of NWRA who render service in pursuit of its mission and goals. According to NWRA, the award “recognizes the highest spirit of volunteerism, personal integrity, professionalism and performance in an honorable and ethical manner.” Mike Savage will be presented with his award at this year’s WasteExpo on Tuesday, May 7th, in Las Vegas, NV.

    Founded in 1962, the National Waste and Recycling Association, or the NWRA, is an organization that acts as a voice of the private sector waste/ recycling services industry. They provide education, safety and technological research and leadership that helps elevate its members.

    The 2019 WasteExpo will feature the NWRA Awards breakfast, where Mike Savage and fellow awardees will be honored. There are two award categories in addition to the Distinguished Service Award; Members of the Year Award and Chapter Leadership Award. Mike Savage joins awardees Tom Agema of Homewood Disposal and Kevin O’Brien of WCA Waste Corporation in receiving the award in his category.

    Michael has been an active member of NWRA for many years. He is a former chair of the NWRA’s Supplier Board of Governors where he helped develop the board’s strategic plan. Additionally, he assisted the Board of Trustees with the development of their strategic plan. Michael also finds time to give back to his community where he is active in civic and charitable organizations.” (Press Release, NWRA)

    It’s an true honor for PTR’s President and CEO to be selected as a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. PTR prides itself on providing equipment that helps companies not only in the US, but internationally, enact responsible sustainability policies and reach their recycling and waste diversion goals. We’re excited to attend the NWRA Awards Breakfast next month!

    The official press release is available here: