Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Portuguese company buys Strongco

    March 20, 2020 by SWR Staff

    PORTO, Portugal – Nors, S.A. has completed the acquisition of Strongco Corporation. Strongco sells, rents and services equipment used in diverse sectors such as construction, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, utilities, municipalities, waste management and forestry. It has approximately 500

  • Liberty Tire Recycling buys Lakin Tire

    March 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    PITTSBURGH – Liberty Tire Recycling has acquired Lakin Tire, with support from its majority equity sponsor The Carlyle Group. Lakin, headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California, and with operations focused throughout the Western United States and the Northeast, is one

  • Direct Pack acquires Mexican recycler

    March 10, 2020 by SWR Staff

    AZUSA, California – Direct Pack, Inc. (DPI) is expanding its global operations with the acquisition of Guadalajara, Mexico-based Atmosphera Verde – a facility capable of recycling 20,000 tons of PET plastic, including post-consumer PET thermoforms. It will be rebranded as

  • Action Environmental Group and Apex Environmental Resources Holdings merge

    March 5, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TEANECK, N.J. – Interstate Waste Services, Inc. (IWS) and Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, have announced the merger of The Action Environmental Group, Inc. and Apex Environmental Resources Holdings II LLC (Apex). The combined

  • LiteLink Technologies entering smart bin monitoring market

    February 21, 2020 by SWR Staff

    VANCOUVER – LiteLink Technologies Inc., a player in logistics platforms and payment solutions, will acquire Internet of Things sensor technologies for the waste and container management industry from a partnership of individuals called 3030 IoT. As the global population approaches

  • GFL buys American Waste

    January 13, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO and KALKASKA, Michigan – GFL Environmental Inc. and American Waste have entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition by GFL of American Waste’s solid and liquid waste businesses in Michigan and Pennsylvania. The closing of the transaction is

  • GFL buying Virginia-based County Waste

    December 10, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VAUGHAN, Ont. – GFL Environmental Inc. will acquire County Waste of Virginia, LLC and its subsidiaries.  The transaction, which is expected to close in January 2020, is subject to receipt of customary regulatory approvals, including approval under the U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino

  • Environmental 360 Solutions buys Dufour Waste Disposal

    October 14, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Environmental 360 Solutions, Inc. (E360S) has acquired Dufour Waste Disposal Inc., which operates out of Kapuskasing and Sudbury, Ontario.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Dufour, which was established in 1964, boasts more than 70 pieces

  • GFL buys Windsor Disposal Services

    September 17, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. has acquired the Windsor Disposal Services group of companies (WDS). Founded in 1986, WDS is a provider of solid waste management solutions in the City of Windsor, Ontario, and surrounding communities, serving residential, commercial, industrial

  • GFL makes Vancouver Island acquisition

    August 8, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. has acquired the Vancouver Island solid waste operations of Evergreen Industries Ltd., part of the Alpine Group. Founded in 1984, the Alpine Group’s operations on Vancouver Island include residential, commercial and industrial solid waste and