Northwood University, Palm Beach, Fla., has recognized Anthony Lomangino, chairman and founder of Southern Waste Systems (SWS) and Sun Recycling, as the recipient of its Outstanding Business Leader Award. He is one of the eight businessmen and women recognized with the award during the university’s 33rd Annual Outstanding Business Leader Awards Gala.
Lomangino has more than 35 years of experience in the waste and recycling industry. According to a Northwood University release, through his career Lomangino has been a pioneer and innovator of processes and technology that have advanced the collection, recycling and disposal of residential and commercial waste.
Southern Waste Systems and Sun Recycling operate 12 facilities throughout South Florida that handle construction and demolition debris. The company says it currently recycles up to 93 percent of the C&D debris it handles.
Under Lomangino’s leadership SWS was honored by Enterprise Florida with the 2010 Governor’s Business Diversification Award in the Green to Gold Category and the Recycle Florida Today, 2011 Recycling and Waste Reduction Award.