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Recycling and Waste Solutions buys Sustainable Solutions Group


CHADDS FORD, Pa. – Recycling and Waste Solutions (RWS), will acquire Sustainable Solutions Group (SSG). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2009, SSG provides commercial waste reduction and recycling solutions nationwide. It develops comprehensive waste reduction programs for a large portfolio of commercial clients.

“SSG has an understanding and dedication to sustainability and the environmental space. This fits well with RWS’s ongoing commitment to provide innovative managed solutions for recycling and waste services that increase efficiency while reducing costs for our client companies,” said Anthony DiIenno, president and CEO of RWS.

“Having the ability to provide SSG’s large portfolio of retail centres, enclosed malls, office buildings, hotels and mixed-use properties with expanded services supports RWS’ plans for future growth into multi-family and comprehensive facility services. We are excited that the acquisition of SSG will add to our scope of capabilities and further support our company’s goal to continue to lead the way in this ever-evolving market.”

Deborah Lenderman, who became a partner with SSG in 2012, will stay on as executive vice-president following the closing of the transaction, along with the executive team and employees. All current customers, contracts and service levels will remain unchanged.

“SSG is elated with the opportunity to offer expanded recycling solutions and national facility services to our customers. We have been searching for an edge in the recycling industry to create more value for our customers. Now we have it,” said Lenderman.

RWS is a portfolio company of Atar Capital, which acquired the business in September 2017. This is Atar’s third acquisition in six months.

RWS provides managed solutions for commodity recycling and waste services in addition to obsolete destruction services, project management and equipment sales and service.


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