Local Garbage Truck Driver Considered for National Award

COLUMBUS, Ind.—Nov. 5, 2012— Local garbage truck driver Wendell Allen is one of the best in the business.


For the third time in his career, Allen has been nominated for the Environmental Industries Associations (EIA) Driver of the Year Award. Allen has collected trash for residents of Bartholomew County for 24 years, and hasn’t had a single accident in 18.


“Rumpke is proud to have employees of this caliber to represent us,” said Regional Safety Manager Wade Stevens.

Allen and 13 other Rumpke drivers are candidates for the national award, which will be decided in the spring of 2013.

Rumpke Consolidated Companies, Inc. has been committed to keeping neighborhoods and businesses clean and green since 1932 by providing environment friendly waste disposal solutions. Headquartered near Cincinnati, Rumpke is one of the nation’s largest privately owned residential and commercial waste and recycling firms, providing service to areas of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. Rumpke divisions include Rumpke Recycling, Rumpke Portable Restrooms, The William-Thomas Group, Rumpke Hydraulics and Rumpke Ballpark. For more information, visit www.rumpke.com.



Sara Cullin
(513) 741-2617

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