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SWANA Announces 2004 Excellence Award WinnersSWANA Announces 2004 Excellence Award Winners

Stephen Ursery

August 12, 2004

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SWANA Announces 2004 Excellence Award Winners

Silver Spring, Md. — The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has announced the winners of its 2004 Excellence Awards. The awards honor "outstanding programs that are committed to the environmentally sound and economically sound management of solid waste," according to SWANA. The winners will be recognized at a luncheon at the upcoming WASTECON 2004 convention in Phoenix in September.

Entrants vie for the gold, silver or bronze award in each category. The gold winners are: the City of Mesa, Ariz., Environmental Management Division for the Collection System Award; the Metro Waste Authority in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Transfer Station Award; the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, Ill., for the Communication Award; the Mecklenburg County, N.C., Commercial Recycling Program for the Marketing Award; the Montgomery County, Ohio, Solid Waste District for the Public Education Award; the New River Regional Landfill in Raidford, Fla., for the Landfill Management Award; the City of Nashua, N.H., Department of Public Works for the Solid Waste Management System Award; the Crow Wing County, Minn., Solid Waste Department for the Special Waste Award; Maui EKO Systems/Pacific Biodiesel in Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii, for the Composting Award; the Montgomery County, Md., Recycling Center for the Recycling Award; and Montenay York Resource Energy Systems in York, Pa., for the Waste-to-Energy Award.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Ursery

Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360

Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.

Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.

Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.

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