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2011-05-05 07:04:00

APOPKA, Fla., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced it is developing a new organics facility in Apopka, Florida. The facility will process yard, food and clean wood waste to create value added soil amendments. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) "We want to extract the highest value possible from the materials we manage. Recycling organics through composting and the development of other technologies that may produce energy,...

2011-04-12 08:39:00

KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple Valley Waste, a provider of solid waste collection, recycling, and disposal services serving Berkley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Maryland, announces, in connection with the recent acquisition of the company, John Decker as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. John is a 20 year waste industry veteran who has held leadership positions with both public and private solid waste companies. Most...

2011-03-22 16:12:00

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional solid waste services company Waste Industries USA, Inc. successfully completed a refinancing of its existing credit facility with a $750 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $325 million revolving facility due 2016 and a $425 million term loan B due 2017. The proceeds were used to refinance existing borrowings and pay related fees and expenses. Available capacity under the new revolver of approximately $200 million...

2010-11-07 00:16:39

Container Essentials LLC, the right containers and accessories - right now. An independent source for top quality containers and accessories for commercial recycling, solid waste, document destruction and material handling, kicks off a campaign to offer introductory prices on the Bomac Recycle Cart Special Edition. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Container Essentials kicks off a new campaign with a counterintuitive slogan. Spend more. Get less. With less caster and rim breakage and...

2010-10-21 00:00:41

During its first month of operation, the fast-growing network of convenient e-waste drop-off locations has established 112 locations, providing consumers and businesses an easy, safe and free place to recycle their unwanted electronics. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Two weeks since its launch, ecollective has established 112 e-waste drop-off locations throughout California. For the 68 percent of households that have unwanted and unused electronics piling up in their closets,...

2010-09-01 07:07:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will accelerate the expansion of Waste Management's organics recycling services and development of value added organic products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO)...

2010-08-19 14:10:00

EDMONTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ - WHAT: Enerkem Alberta Biofuels, along with the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its municipal waste-to-biofuels plant. For Enerkem, this symbolizes its commitment to providing advanced transportation fuels locally and globally. This world's first municipal waste-to-biofuels facility will provide Edmonton the opportunity to reduce GHG...

2010-06-08 08:36:00

PHOENIX, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced that it has acquired a medical waste processing facility and certain other medical waste business assets located in Phoenix, Arizona, from Milum Textile Services Co., a provider of linen services and medical waste collection and treatment services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) The...

2010-04-27 07:37:00

MONTREAL, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuel and advanced chemical company, today announced the expansion of its board of directors. Timothy J. Cesarek, managing director in the Organic Growth Group of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), joined the company as a Director. As announced last February, Waste Management became a strategic investor in Enerkem during the company's last financing round. The addition of Mr. Cesarek was announced at the Advanced Biofuels...

2010-04-26 15:12:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Orange County's (WMOC) Sunset Environmental Transfer Station received notification from the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) that it has achieved Star Certification as part of the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the highest safety achievement offered by Cal/OSHA. WMOC's Sunset Environmental Transfer Station is the first transfer station in the United States to be recognized as a Cal/VPP...


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