MANASSAS, VA, February 26, 2015 – American Disposal Services received the Large Business of the Year award at the Prince William Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards ceremony held Wednesday evening at the Hylton Preforming Arts Center.American was chosen as the award recipient over fellow Large Business of the Year nominees, Novant Health and My Plumber. General Manager, Kevin Edwards was in attendance to accept the award.
American Disposal has achieved numerous groundbreaking accomplishments over the past year including the opening of their single stream recycling processing facility, The American Recycling Center, which features a one-of-a-kind Interactive Learning Center. They also announced their changeover from diesel to a fully Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fleet (American was the first hauler in Northern VA to make this change). The company also introduced their new service, GreenStream®, a combined green cleaning/waste and recycling collection program for commercial spaces.
“Looking ahead, we want to keep moving forward and growing with the industry, while staying ahead of the game and keeping our customers informed and happy.”
“It’s an honor to receive this award. We are humbled to have been considered alongside our impressive fellow nominees (Novant Health and My Plumber).” Kevin Edwards, General Manager of American Disposal Services said. “It has been an eventful and productive year for American and I’m proud of all we’ve been able to accomplish. Looking ahead, we want to keep moving forward and growing with the industry, while staying ahead of the game and keeping our customers informed and happy.”
American prides themselves on being an innovator within the waste and recycling industry and plans to continue their momentum by unveiling more new projects in 2015. The newest addition to the company’s resume will be a CNG fueling station located at their Manassas headquarters. Groundbreaking for the slow fill fueling station has commenced and American anticipates the station will be operational by summer of this year.
American Disposal Services is a family owned and operated, Single Stream recycling and waste collection provider servicing communities, commercial offices, construction sites and local businesses in Virginia, Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.In addition to being the largest privately owned recycling and waste hauler in the greater Washington metropolitan area, American Disposal Services is a leader in the promotion of green practices in Northern Virginia and actively educates customers and the community on how to dispose of waste and recyclable materials through the outreach program.