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Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, the Company is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. The Company serves more than two million residential, commercial, industrial and exploration and production customers from a network of operations in 32 states. Waste Connections also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest.

SWANA News

SWANA News

Two Safety-Oriented Companies Join SWANA’s Affinity Program
The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce two additions to its growing affinity program, Blue Ridge Services, Inc. and Eureco Health Solutions.

Both local governments and private sector companies will benefit from taking advantage of SWANA’s affinity relationship with these

Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

WESTMINSTER, CA – (April 21, 2017) Odor-No-More, Inc., a subsidiary of BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB : BLGO), announced it has signed a “National Purchasing Agreement” (“NPA”) with Waste Connections, Inc., a leading integrated solid waste and recycling service company headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.

The NPA provides a discounted pricing schedule for

National Waste and Recycling Association Re-Elects Scott Dols As Chairman and Eddie Westmoreland As Treasurer of NWRA the Board of Trustees

National Waste and Recycling Association Re-Elects Scott Dols As Chairman and Eddie Westmoreland As Treasurer of NWRA the Board of Trustees

(WASHINGTON, DC)—March 29, 2016—The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) today announced its Board of Trustees has re-elected Scott Dols, CEO of Big Truck Rental as Chairman of the Board and Eddie Westmoreland, Regional Vice President of Waste Connections as Treasurer for the association. In addition, NWRA’s Suppliers’ Board of

Why the Recycling Business Is Feeling So Discarded

Why the Recycling Business Is Feeling So Discarded

The recycling downturn is particularly dire in California, where falling commodity prices along with cuts to the state-subsidized recycling program have resulted in hundreds of redemption centers closing in the past year. Last month, rePlanet, one of the state’s largest recyclers, announced it closed 191 centers across California. On its

MWP: Do You Doggie-Paddle to It or Swim Free Style?

MWP: Do You Doggie-Paddle to It or Swim Free Style?

This is the fourth article in the series. I will now pull the high points of the three previous articles together and include a look at the current state of MWFP around the country, and provide a few points of comparison of a hypothetical community: (1) using a single-stream materials

Hauler CEOs Discuss “Broken” Curbside Recycling Model

Hauler CEOs Discuss “Broken” Curbside Recycling Model

June 9, 2015 Leaders at four of the country’s largest waste management companies told attendees of last week’s Waste Expo conference America’s curbside recycling system is in need of a dramatic overhaul.

While lending tentative optimism toward the waste industry as a whole, participants of the “Heavy Hitters” panel stressed curbside

See What’s New at WasteExpo

WasteExpo is BETTER than ever. But don’t worry-we’re keeping the old-favorite programming. We’re just adding lots of fresh dynamic content and activities on top of it. And here’s a sneak peek: WasteExpo’s Heavy Hitters Keynote Panel – Learn from the CEOs from Advanced Disposal, Progressive Waste Solutions, Waste Connections and

Organics: Reduce, Redirect, Recycle

Organics: Reduce, Redirect, Recycle

Organic materials, from yardwaste to food scraps, continue to be the largest component of municipal solid waste. According to a National Resources Defense Council report, around 40% of all edible food in the United States is wasted. The inclusion of organics in the wastestream takes up valuable landfill space at

What’s New in Collection Vehicles

These are exciting times for the refuse vehicle industry. New products and trends, such as the rapid growth of alternative fuels and hybrid power systems are boosting waste vehicle performance. Moreover, telemetric route and tracking software products are seeing wide adoption by fleets. Hybrid power has seen many years of

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