Rumpke has some of the nation's best drivers and operators. Annually, the National Waste & Recycling Association recognizes nine drivers and one operator as being the best in the country. Rumpke regularly takes top spots. 

In 2017, two Rumpke drivers were recognized by the industry. Learn more about this year's winners

Lee Wolford, 2017 Driver of the Year, Commercial Category
Terry Russell, 2017 Driver of the Year, Residential Category 

Previous winners:
Rickie Patterson, 2016 Driver of the Year, Commercial Category
Bill Justice, 2015 Driver of the Year, Commercial Category
Michael Clay, 2015 Driver of the Year, Residential Category
Jim Hawes, 2014 Driver of the Year, Industrial Category
David Sasser, 2014 Driver of the Year, Residential Category
James Stoops, 2014 Driver of the Year, Commercial Category