Award-Winning Operations

 

Year

Award

Program or Facility

Awarded by

2016

Achievement Award
(County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy & Sustainability)

Bowerman Power Landfill Gas-to-energy project

National Association of Counties (NACo)

2016

Golden Hub of Innovation Award
Honorable Mention

Bowerman Power Landfill Gas-to-energy project

Association of California Cities-Orange County (ACCOC)

2016

Project Award

Bowerman Power Landfill Gas-to-energy plant at the Bowerman Landfill.

American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch

2016

Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership
Award

Project Zero Waste service learning program, educational partnership between Inside the Outdoors (Orange County Department of Education) and OC Waste & Recycling.

Governor/CalEPA

2015

Golden Bell Award

Project Zero Waste service learning program educational Partnership between Inside the Outdoors (Orange County Department of Education) and OC Waste & Recycling.

California School Boards Association

2015

Golden Hub of Innovation Award

Community Outreach Ambassador Program

Association of California Cities-Orange County (ACCOC)

2015

Golden Hub of Innovation Award

Landfill Good Neighbor Policy

Association of California Cities-Orange County (ACCOC)

2015

Achievement Award
(Civic Education and Public Information)

Landfill Good Neighbor Policy

National Association of Counties (NACo)

2014

Outstanding Energy Project

OC Waste & Recycling, Broadrock Renewable Energy Program – Olinda Landfill

American Society of Civil Engineers Region 9

2014

Landfill Management Excellence- Bronze Award

Olinda Landfill, Landfill Management

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

2014

Energy Project of the Year Award

Broadrock Renewable Energy Facility at Olinda

American Society of Civil Engineers, Orange County Branch

2014

Project Achievement Award

Broadrock Renewable Energy Facility at Olinda

Orange County Engineering Council

2014

Achievement Award (Environmental Protection and Energy)

Olinda Landfill, Natural Bird and Vegetation Abatement program

National Association of Counties (NACo)

2013

2012 Project of the Year Award

Broadrock Renewables’ LFG to Energy facility at Olinda Alpha Landfill.

EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP)

2013

Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet
Award for Public-Private Partnership

Olinda Alpha Landfill Renewable Energy Development Project

Orange County Business Council (OCBC)

2012

Silver Award
Public Education

Eco Challenge Exhibit at Discovery Science Center and Outreach and Education Programs

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

2011

Bronze Award
Landfill Management

Prima Deshecha Landfill

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

2011

Leadership Award for Public Service

3rd District Supervisor Bill Campbell

Included reference to the supervisor’s support of renewable energy. OCWR participated in the submittal.

Orange County Business Council (OCBC)

2010

Challenge Merit Award

Orange County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Centers and Material Exchange Programs

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

2009

Challenge Award

AB 939 Surcharge Program, which implements a surcharge of self-hauled waste to landfills to reduce the disposal of recyclable materials from landfills.

California State Association of Counties (CSAC)

2008

Project Achievement Award

Landfill Fee Booth Automation at Frank R. Bowerman  Landfill

American Society of Civil Engineers and Orange County Engineering Council

2007

Gold Award

Landfill Management

Frank R. Bowerman Landfill

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

2001

Bronze Award

Landfill Management

Olinda Alpha Landfill

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

1991`

Engineering Project of the Year

Frank R Bowerman

Orange County Engineering Council

1991

System Excellence Award

Frank R Bowerman

Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)

1991

Project of the Year Award

Frank R Bowerman

American Society of Civil Engineers

1990

Achievement Award

Frank R Bowerman

National Association of Counties (NACo)