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Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management Wins Five Awards

Congratulations to Waste360 40 Under 40 award winner Michael Fernandez and his department for winning five 2020 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo).

The prestigious awards were granted to The Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) for the following programs:

  1. “Dirty Crimes Carry Fines” Illegal Dumping Prevention Education Campaign
  2. “Recycle Right” Recycling Education Campaign
  3. “Detox Your Home” Public Education Campaign
  4. Transfer Aluminum Trailer Pilot Program
  5. Mosquito Control Wolbachia Program

“I’m very proud of our department and our employees for winning these impressive awards,” said Michael Fernandez, DSWM Director. “At the same time, I’m not surprised they’re being recognized because I get to see the hard work, professionalism and dedication of our employees every day.”

The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

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