CDRA Announces Construction and Demolition Industry Annual Awards and Inductee to the C&D Recycling Hall of Fame

CDRAThe Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA), announced today the organization’s slate of 2014 Industry Award Honorees. CDRA is a national trade organization that promotes the safe recycling of the more than 350 million tons of recoverable construction and demolition (C&D) materials generated annually in the United States. The 2014 awards will be presented at the C&D World, the Annual Meeting of the CDRA, March 5 in Las Vegas.

The award recipients include:

CMRA Member of the Year – Gary Sondermeyer, Bayshore Recycling, Keasbey, NJ The CDRA Member of the Year is selected based on extraordinary service to the mission of the organization and the C&D Recycling industry over the previous 12-month period.

C&D Recycler of the Year – SWS/Sun Recycling, Davie, FL.

The C&D Recycler of the Year honors those Recycling Operations in the Construction and Demolition Recycling industry who have made an extraordinary contribution to the industry.

CDRA President’s Award – Armstrong World Industries, Lancaster, PA, and Southwind RAS, Bartlett, IL.

The CDRA President’s Award recognizes companies for excellence and innovation in C&D recycling.

The Second Class of the C&D Recycling Hall of Fame has been announced and the 2014 Honoree is Ted “Tadj” Ondrick, Ted Ondrick Construction Co., Chicopee, MA. This award recognizes an individual’s long-time work, innovation, and support of both the C&D Recycling industry and the CDRA.

“We are delighted to recognize all who have made a commitment to the recycling industry and their communities,” said Valerie Montecalvo, President, CDRA. “It is because of their commitment to the environment, our country is able to move to a more sustainable future.”