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Hazardous Materials Awards

 

 

For dedicated work by the staff, the Leon County Hazardous Waste Center has received the following awards.

 

 

 

 

2018

Leon County Award National Association of Counties Achievement Award for the ReNew Program for reuse of good products
Leon County Award Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
Leon County Award Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
Leon County Award Leon County's internal I2 Award for Inspirational or Innovative programs that support the core values and practices of Leon LEADS.  ReNew Paint Program
Leon County Award Haz-Waste Olympics Gold Medal Medal for skill in common hazardous material handling set in a competitive framework by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
Leon County Award Image and Judges Award to Leon County Community and Media Relations for Public Relations Programs Integrated Marketing for the Hazardous Waste Center
Leon County Award Sustainability Award from Call2Recyle as a top performing program in rechargeable battery recycling.

2017

Leon County Award   Hometown Hero Award for exceptional service by members of the host chapter  in planning and running the national workshop, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Haz-Waste Olympics Gold Medal Medal for skill in common hazardous material handling set in a competitive framework by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award   Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
 Leon County Award  Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
 Leon County Award  Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
 Leon County Award  Believe It Or Not, recognizing the most unusual item or dangerous received by a household hazardous waste facility for seriously damaged reloaded pistol ammunition by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 

2016

 Leon County Award  National Association of Counties Achievement Award for the Hazardous Waste Mobile Collection Program
 Leon County Award  President's Award given for outstanding service to the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association 
 Leon County Award  Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
 Leon County Award President's Award given for outstanding service to the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association 
 Leon County Award  Believe It Or Not, recognizing the most unusual item or dangerous received by a household hazardous waste facility for carbon tetrachloride hanging glass globe fire extinguisher by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
 Leon County Award  Leon County's internal I2 Award for Inspirational or Innovative programs that support the core values and practices of Leon LEADS. Remote Collection Program

2015 

 Leon County Award  Longstanding Program Excellence Award for programs with more than 20 years of exemplary service, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Haz-Waste Olympics Bronze Medal Medal for skill in common hazardous material handling set in a competitive framework by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association. 
 Leon County Award Longstanding Program Excellence Award for programs with more than 20 years of exemplary service, by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Golden Bung, recognizing innovation or improvement by household hazardous waste programs for our remote collection events, by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award   Haz-Waste Olympics Gold Medal Medal for skill in common hazardous material handling set in a competitive framework by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
Leon County Award  Pickled Skunk Brains, recognizing the most unusual item received by a household hazardous waste facility for a WWII-era 100 ft roll of aerial reconnaissance photographic paper by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.

2014

 Leon County Award  Hometown Hero Award for exceptional service by members of the host chapter  in planning and running the national workshop, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.

2013

 Leon County Award  Community Service Award, recognizing community service that goes above and beyond regular operations, by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.

2012

 Leon County Award  Golden Bung, recognizing acceptance and handling of dangerous or unusual materials, by the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Pickled Skunk Brains, recognizing the most unusual item received by a household hazardous waste facility for a military-issue chemical weapon decontamination canister by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Haz-Waste Olympics Gold Medal Medal for skill in common hazardous material handling set in a competitive framework by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.

2011

 Leon County Award  Picric Acid, recognizing the handling of dangerous or explosive materials for two WWII-era DDT canisters by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Pickled Skunk Brains, recognizing the most unusual item received by a household hazardous waste facility for a container of Paris Green insecticide (Copper II acetoarsenite) from the early 20th century by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.
 Leon County Award  Haz-Waste Olympics Silver Medal for skill in common hazardous material handling set in a competitive framework by the Florida Chapter of the North American Hazardous Materials Management Association.