In March of 2020, Recology Sunset Scavenger driver Aaron Meier had a message for all of us:
Right now though, right now I am feeling an extra sense of pride and purpose as I do my work. I see the people, my people, of my city, peeking out their windows at me. They’re scared, we’re scared. Scared but resilient.
— Friendly Neighborhood Garbageman (@JustMeTurtle) March 14, 2020
Inspiring many of us within Recology, and many more in our communities, with his words, Aaron was awarded the prestigious 2021 Regional Driver of the Year award from the National Waste & Recycling Association.
Recently, Aaron and four other Recology drivers were honored as Drivers of the Year at the 2022 annual WasteExpo conference. After receiving his award and coming back from the conference, Aaron once again has some powerful words to share: