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    Retrieved from Winters Bros. Waste Systems on July 15, 2024
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    WM acquires Winters Bros. Waste, a major New York company

    Long Island’s largest independent hauler, which employs more than 500 people, has numerous assets in an area that faces strains from an upcoming reduction in regional disposal capacity.

    By Updated 10 minutes ago
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    Proposed OSHA heat rule leaves waste industry with operational questions

    Waste and recycling groups say the proposed standard raises practical questions of how to change schedules and other operations to better protect workers from the heat. 

    By July 11, 2024
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    Apex Waste grows in Colorado with 2 new deals, including WM sites

    The Kinderhook-backed company is now vertically integrated after purchasing landfills and a MRF from Twin Enviro Services. Following these deals, Apex now services an estimated 100,000 customers.

    By Updated July 9, 2024
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    Rubicon CEO Rodoni resigns, company appoints interim leader

    Osman Ahmed previously served as lead independent director and helped the company go public via a SPAC in 2022. This marks the latest in a series of changes at the waste brokerage company.

    By July 1, 2024
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    Hydrogen truck developer Hyzon narrows its target market focus

    The company is refocusing its development to the waste industry and core markets in North America. After reviewing its operations, Hyzon will also explore a potential sale.

    By David Taube • June 26, 2024
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    Clean Energy Fuels signs 15 new local contracts in first quarter

    The company has been working to grow its network of fueling stations in tandem with its renewable natural gas production portfolio.

    By June 26, 2024
  • Industry group sues EPA over rule that set new emissions limit for refuse haulers

    The Transport Project argues the EPA’s update to heavy-duty vehicle emissions standards, finalized in March, unfairly favors battery electric vehicles over biofuel-powered vehicles. The group’s membership includes WM.

    By June 25, 2024
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    Enviri outlines long-term plans for ‘complete suite’ of PFAS services, rail divestment

    During an investor day event, Enviri touted plans to offer a broad range of PFAS services as part of its move to become a full-service environmental remediation company and potentially hit $2.7 billion in revenue by 2027.

    By June 25, 2024
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    NYC officials spotlight commercial waste zone selection, pricing and M&A

    A tense council hearing elicited more context about how the Department of Sanitation selected companies for coveted 10-year contracts but little new information on implementation timing beyond the first zone.

    By June 7, 2024
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    WM CEO says medical business growth makes Stericycle deal an attractive fit

    During the Stifel Cross Sector Insight Conference, WM executives shared more insight about how Stericycle’s positioning in the medical waste and recycled paper markets aligns well with their long-term plans.

    By June 6, 2024
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    WM to acquire Stericycle in $7.2B deal

    WM sees the acquisition as a way to capitalize on anticipated growth in the healthcare waste sector and position itself as a “single, trusted provider” for numerous waste services.

    By June 3, 2024
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    Rubicon president and CFO Schubert resigns; interim CFO named

    Kevin Schubert is the second top executive to depart the company in recent months. The change comes as the company has trimmed its business in a bid to reach profitability.

    By May 31, 2024
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    GFL Environmental selling Detroit-area residential business to Priority Waste

    The pending deal, which includes more than 70 municipal collection contracts in the region, could make Priority the largest residential service provider in the state.

    By May 31, 2024
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    Waste history group debuts at WasteExpo with vintage San Francisco truck

    The Waste Industry Historical Society showcased an antique truck and a video about the evolution of Sunset Scavenger in San Francisco. The group aims to grow its reach and feature more companies.

    By May 24, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    Battery electric, hydrogen or CNG trucks? WasteExpo attendees say all of the above

    As fleet operators try to keep up with federal and state emissions reduction requirements, the technology available to them is advancing quickly. Executives discussed key themes related to range, cost and infrastructure in Las Vegas.

    By May 22, 2024
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    Rubicon pays down debt, discloses revenue for divested fleet tech business

    In its first earnings report since a recent sale of assets, Rubicon shared an updated look at its financial standing. This included specific details on its software-as-a-service business that had not been reported before.

    By May 21, 2024
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    Apex Waste Solutions aims to scale in consolidated Colorado market

    Apex launched with a goal of offering independent service after larger companies bought out many local haulers. Now, with private equity backing from Kinderhook, the company is growing quickly through its own purchases.

    By May 20, 2024
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    DTG Recycle names new CEO

    Jordan Reber recently took the helm at the Washington-based company, which is backed by Macquarie. He brings experience with heavy equipment and leadership from multiple prior roles.

    By May 17, 2024
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    NWRA fleet safety program gets cohort of 10 smaller waste haulers

    A partnership with Together for Safer Roads offers training for smaller operators that may not have the same resources as their larger competitors. Participants include Anchor Disposal, Balcones Resources and Rio Grande Waste Services.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Waste Pro leaders talk employee training and growth plans in the Southeast

    CEO Sean Jennings and COO Keith Banasiak say offerings like CDL and technician schools, plus a focus on customer service and selective acquisitions, could help them hit the $2 billion revenue mark in a few years. 

    By May 14, 2024
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    Mittelstaedt touts ‘significant’ labor improvements after returning as Waste Connections CEO

    The company is making major labor and retention changes, investing in internal training and hiring and reducing voluntary turnover, CEO Ron Mittelstaedt said during WasteExpo.

    By May 13, 2024
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    Rubicon exits software, city business in deal with major shareholders

    CEO Phil Rodoni said the deal gives Rubicon “financial agility” at a time when it has struggled to remain profitable.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Public waste companies spent nearly $1.3B on M&A in Q1, but deals were few

    Waste Connections led the group with multiple notable transactions, including a large E&P waste purchase, but other companies had a more muted start to the year.

    By May 6, 2024
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    Waste Harmonics, Keter announce Bob Boucher as new CEO

    The announcement ensures a single leader for the two companies, which officially combined under equity platform TPG in October. Boucher was previously president and CEO of WIN Waste Innovations for eight years.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Enviri pauses Harsco rail sale plans but reports positive outlook for Q1

    Enviri executives focused on cost savings and improved debt leverage as the company reconsolidates rail assets, which it had trouble selling despite interest from buyers. 

    By May 2, 2024