Waste disposal companies don’t typically win accolades from their community, but we do things differently. Our dedication to waste reduction and being a good neighbor have caught the eye of other local and national businesses, resulting in a number of awards and nominations.

Below are a few highlighted awards that we’ve won, dating back 20 years.

2020: Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Greater Austin Business Awards – Community Relations Award

2018: State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) – Linda B. Smith Memorial Award for Outstanding Environmental Youth Education and Outreach Program

2018: Keep Texas Beautiful – Ebby Halliday & Maurice Acers Business/Industry Award

2018:  Kyle Chamber of Commerce – Large Business of the Year

2018:  League of Women Voters Austin – First-Ever “Friend of the League” Award (awarded to TDS CEO Bob Gregory)

2017: Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Greater Austin Business Awards – Brookfield Residential Environmentally Friendly Award

2013: Keep Texas Beautiful – Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers Business / Industry Award – 1st place in state

2013: Recognize Good – Ethics Award for Large Business

2011: Texas Motor Transportation Association – 1st Place – Intercity Under 2.5 Million Mile

2010: Boy Scouts of America Capital Area Council – Distinguished Citizen Award (awarded to co-founders Bob and Jim Gregory)

2010: Environmental Industry Association – Hall of Fame Award

2010: South Austin Civic Club – Business of the Year

2009: American Trucking Association – 1st Place National Fleet Safety

2008: Associated Builders and Contractors – Certificate of Excellence

2008: Ducks Unlimited – Conservation Service Award

2008: Safari Club International Austin – Christo Kaiser Conservation Award

2008: SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America) – Best Landfill in North America

2008: Texas Motor Transportation Association – State of Texas Fleet Safety Award

2006: Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Greater Austin Business Awards – Environmental Greenbelt Award

2005: Texas Campaign for the Environment – Good Neighbor Award

2003: Buda Area Chamber of Commerce – Large Business of the Year

2002: Austin Sustainable Business Council – Environmental Vision Award, Recycling and Waste Minimization Category

2002: Governor Rick Perry and Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission – Texas Environmental Excellence Award,  Small Business

2002: National Recycling Coalition – National Award for Outstanding Market Development

2000: Resource Management Commission, Solid Waste Advisory Commission, Water & Wastewater Commission Environmental Board – Environmental Awareness Award (Private Enterprise Honorable Mention)

1998: Resource Management Commission, Solid Waste Advisory Commission and the Environmental Board of the City of Austin – City of Austin Environmental Awareness Award, Private Enterprise Award

1998: Businesses for an Environmentally Sustainable Tomorrow – Innovation Award for Waste Management