The Waste Dive Awards for 2017
The awards recognize the industry's top disruptors and innovators. These executives, companies and trends are transforming the industry and shaping the future.
Executive of the Year
Since coming on as CEO in November 2016, Fish has focused on a people-first style of leadership that has elevated both business and company culture.See the full story
Company of the Year
In an industry that is both hyper-local and globally dependent, The Recycling Partnership has become a key national convener.See the full story
Disruptor of the Year
No actions from any one company or city, however bold or surprising, have captured the industry's attention in 2017 more than China.See the full story
Sanitation Department of the Year
This year, the Los Angeles Department of Sanitation launched the largest commercial waste franchise system in the country.See the full story
Transformation of the Year
Phoenix significantly boosted its diversion rate in 2017 and entered critical partnerships to help reach its zero waste goals.See the full story
For all the workers who responded to the Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, and the many other weather events in 2017, it's seen as just part of the job.See the full story
The 2017 Dive Awards were distributed across our fourteen vertical markets: BioPharma, CIO, Construction, Education, Food, Healthcare, HR, Marketing, Mobile Marketer, Retail, Smart Cities, Supply Chain, Utility, and Waste. See all the Dive Award winners here.