Waste Harmonics CEO Named 2020 Business Person of the Year Finalist

ROCHESTER, N.Y., MAY 14, 2021 Waste Harmonics, a national managed waste service provider, is pleased to announce that its founder, president and CEO, Michael Hess, has been selected as a 2020 Business Person of the Year finalist by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and its Small Business Council affiliate.

“I’m truly humbled to be recognized as a finalist for this prestigious honor,” Hess said. “This accomplishment is one that I celebrate with the entire Waste Harmonics team. I’m lucky to work with a team of dedicated and passionate professionals every single day. It’s their unwavering commitment and perseverance that has helped our business grow to where it’s at today.”

An awards ceremony will be held June 24 at the Genesee Valley Club in Rochester, where one winner will be chosen in each category. The awards recognize local leaders for their outstanding contributions to their company in the areas of growth, leadership, achievement and community service.

“While the COVID-19 pandemic may have disrupted many plans in 2020, it also provided an opportunity for true leaders to shine,” Greater Rochester Chamber President & CEO Bob Duffy said. “Winning the 2020 Business Person of the Year Award in a time of such challenge will be an honor with special distinction. We look forward to joining our affiliate, the Small Business Council, in celebrating the service and success of our local businesspeople.”

Waste Harmonics provides a comprehensive outsourced waste management consolidation service for companies and corporations with up to 5,000+ locations. As a managed waste service provider, Waste Harmonics works with diverse business clients across North America to deliver cost savings, consolidation of invoicing and communications, and recycling and sustainability strategies. It is a portfolio company of Arcapita, a global alternative investments firm.

About Waste Harmonics

Based in Victor, NY, Waste Harmonics is a managed service provider in the waste industry. The company manages waste contracts and third-party vendors, and ultimately helps customers with what every business develops: waste. Customized program solutions address waste generator expectations and requirements, dealing with single-source management of service suppliers, quality of service, reduction of costs, data and reporting analytics, consolidated invoicing and landfill diversion.