Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) recently announced Texas Disposal Systems (TDS) as a winner of the 2021 Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers Business/Industry Award. The Beautify Texas Awards, formerly the Keep Texas Beautiful Awards, recognize the efforts of those working to enhance their community and protect the Lone Star State. These awards range in honoring extraordinary volunteers, professionals, youth, educators, businesses, local/civic governments, organizations, and specific projects and programs.

The Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers Business/Industry Award is one of ten categories and recognizes a business with sound environmental principles supporting the Keep Texas Beautiful mission. TDS is incredibly deserving of this recognition and endeavors to stay a step ahead, by continuing to enhance company initiatives such as integrated environmentally responsible recycling and waste diversion solutions, regional waste-related education programs and philanthropic efforts, and disaster relief support when needed. They are even home to an exotic wildlife ranch, where the animals roam peacefully just yards from the landfill.

“We are proud to honor and recognize Texans who are making a difference in our state,” says Suzanne Kho, Executive Director of Keep Texas Beautiful. “Their actions do more than protect the environment: they inspire community members to get involved and help us keep Texas beautiful.”

For more than 20 years, Keep Texas Beautiful has recognized extraordinary Texans and Texas institutions who are committed to keeping Texas beautiful. Today, these awards serve as a continued reminder of the hard work and dedication of our supporters across the state.

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