National Waste & Recycling Association Honors Rehrig Pacific’s Mike Schwalbach

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Rehrig Pacific Company, a world leader in logistics solutions for the waste, recycling, and resource management industry is pleased to announce that the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has honored Mike Schwalbach, Vice President – Environmental Business Group at Rehrig Pacific with the 2014 Member of the Year Award.

NWRA presented the award to Schwalbach at the 47th Annual WasteExpo Conference and Exhibition – North America’s largest solid waste and recycling tradeshow. “The waste and recycling industry strives to collect, recycle and innovate with the exemplary leadership, dedication and service Mike Schwalbach has demonstrated, and his recognition is well deserved,” said Sharon H. Kneiss, president and CEO of NWRA.

In 1990, Schwalbach began his career at Rehrig Pacific as Plant Engineer prior to becoming a Sales Representative for the Northern California, Nevada, and Utah regions. He later became the National Sales Manager for the Western Region. He currently holds the position as the Vice President for Rehrig Pacific’s Environmental Business Group.

“I am honored by this award,” Schwalbach said. “Rehrig Pacific has provided a tremendous platform and culture of autonomy where ‘quality people make quality decisions’ and being part of the Rehrig family as well as this industry for 25 years is gratifying. I am fortunate and proud to work with friends on my team and in the industry.”

For more information about Rehrig Pacific’s full line of logistics optimization solutions including product and services, visit: or call (800) 421-6244.

About National Waste & Recycling Association

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) is the leading organization providing leadership, advocacy, research, education and safety expertise for the waste and recycling industries. NWRA advocates at the Federal, State and Local levels on all issues of importance to our member companies as they provide safe, economically sustainable and environmentally sound services to communities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit:

About Rehrig Pacific Company

Rehrig Pacific Company is a global leader in providing logistics optimization solutions for 11 vertical industries: Bakery, Beverage, Dairy, Environmental, Foodservice, Fresh Produce, Protein, Beer Wine & Spirits, Retail, Automotive Aftermarket & Home Improvement, and Upstream Supply Chain for CPGs. Rehrig Pacific’s optimization solutions derive from the belief in challenging the status quo on how products and ideas move. The Company’s proven success comes from focusing on the customers’ customers needs, enhancing the consumer’s experience, integrating technology to eliminate waste, continually delivering solutions that are simple & easy to implement, and providing ideas that are driven by a relentless commitment to sustainability.

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