Penn Waste Recognized as Governor’s ImPAct Award FinalistPosted
Harrisburg, PA — Penn Waste is being recognized for creating jobs that pay and their economic impact within the commonwealth as part of the third annual Governor’s ImPAct Awards. Awards will be presented at a ceremony at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pa. on May 21, 2015.
“We are excited to be recognized as a finalist for this award,” said Scott Wagner, President and Owner of Penn Waste. “Penn Waste is committed to giving back to the communities we service and we have 334 hard working team members who deserve the recognition for helping to keep our communities clean.”
Penn Waste was nominated for the ImPAct Awards because of their commitment to the local community. In 2014, Penn Waste donated time and resources to over 100 non-profit organizations in the south central Pennsylvania region.
Penn Waste recently opened a new 96,000 square foot recycling facility in Manchester, one of the largest recycling facilities in the nation. Penn Waste’s commitment to providing good jobs, giving back to the community, and continuing to be a leader in the recycling industry solidified their place as a finalist.
The Governor’s ImPAct Awards recognizes companies from throughout the state in five categories: Community Impact, Entrepreneurial Impact, Export Impact, Jobs That Pay, and Small Business Impact. Penn Waste was nominated for a Community Impact Award.
- Community ImPAct Award – This award is given to a company that exemplifies the tenet of “doing well by doing good.” The winners in this category show a sustained commitment to the growth and development of their employees and the community(ies) in which they do business.
Penn Waste was nominated for the Community Impact Award by the Partnerships for Regional Economic Performance (PREP) network. Each of the 10 PREP regions submitted up to five nominations per category.
PREP is a statewide network of partners that works to regionalize and coordinate local economic development services to businesses and entrepreneurs.
Representatives from the Team Pennsylvania Foundation and Journal Multimedia evaluated the nominations and will select the award recipients.
For more information and the full list of nominees, visit newpa.com/gia.