Garbage Truck Driver Earns National Safety Award

GREENVILLE, Ohio—April 23, 2013—Tim Taber has reached 16 years of safe driving in his Rumpke truck, which logs about 50,000 miles annually.

To honor his safe driving record and reliable service, Taber has been named “Driver of the Year” by the Environmental Industry Associations.

 “Having worked with Tim for the past 10 years, I can personally attest to his commitment and dedication to serving customers on a day-to-day basis with safety being his top priority,” said Rumpke Operations Manager Noel Moomey.

Taber drives a Rumpke front load truck to service dumpsters for customers like Retterbush Fiberglass and the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua.

Taber will be recognized by his peers during a luncheon May 2 at Rumpke, 5474 Jaysville-St. Johns Road in Greenville. He will also share a national stage with other top drivers from across the country at an industry awards ceremony in May.

Taber resides in Richmond, Ind. with his wife of 16 years, with whom he enjoys riding motorcycles and spending time with their seven grandchildren.

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


Sara Cullin
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