Cindy Turkle of Turkle-Clark Environmental Consulting has received the Outstanding Professional Achievement Award from President Bill Rowland of the Iowa Society of Solid Waste Operations at its convention in Dubuque on Oct. 1.


Turkle has spent 41 years in service to the Iowa solid waste management industry at the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, an engineering firm and her own consulting firm. In 1985, Turkle was recognized for being the first woman Regional Environmental Specialist at the IDNR.


Her years in consulting with the South Dallas County Landfill in Adel began in 1990 and continues today, bringing innovation and practical solutions to landfill issues. Along with her husband and partner Dan Clark, her knowledge and experience have improved operations and environmental responsibility at SDCL for 29 years.


Congratulations to Cindy Turkle on this prestigious award!