Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Waste Connections buys American Disposal Services

    December 17, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO – Waste Connections, Inc. has acquired American Disposal Services, Inc. and certain affiliates (together, American), one of the largest privately owned solid waste collection and recycling businesses in the Mid-Atlantic. American has total annualized revenues of approximately US$175 million

  • Tire recycling acquisition in Brantford, Ontario

    November 27, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    BRANTFORD, ON – North West Rubber Ltd. (NWR) and Moose Creek Tire Recycling Inc. (MCTR), a subsidiary of Animat Inc., have acquired the assets of Nexxsource Recycling (and all related companies). The new company will operate under the name Evolve

  • Environmental 360 Solutions Inc launches with acquisition

    November 21, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO – Newly launched environmental waste management company, Environmental 360 Solutions Inc. (E360S), has acquired Can Pak Environmental Inc. Can Pak Environmental is a central Alberta-based family-operated business serving residential, commercial and industrial properties, The company was purchased from Mark

  • GFL Environmental and Waste Industries to merge

    October 10, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO and RALEIGH, NC – GFL Environmental Inc. and Waste Industries have entered into a definitive merger agreement in a transaction that values Waste Industries at a total enterprise value of US$2.825 billion (approximately C$3.65 billion). The transaction, which is expected to

  • Resolute selling West Virginia recycled pulp mill

    August 30, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    MONTREAL – Resolute Forest Products Inc. has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement with ND Paper LLC, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited (Nine Dragons), for the sale of its Fairmont, West Virginia, recycled bleached kraft pulp mill,

  • Reid Canada acquiring Deltapac Packaging

    July 10, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    ATLANTA – Reid Canada, a subsidiary of Consolidated Container Company, has acquired the assets of Deltapac Packaging, located in Montreal, Quebec. Deltapac is a manufacturer of plastic bottles servicing the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries. Patrick Keese, senior

  • Vertex doubles fleet of hydro-vac units

    July 6, 2018 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. – Vertex Resource Group Ltd. has acquired the business of a private company providing hydro-vac services to the Edmonton, Alberta region in a transaction valued at $4.3 million. This acquisition will double Vertex’s hydro-vac fleet with the

  • Terrapure Environmental buys Envirosystems inc

    June 29, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    “There are many similarities between Terrapure and Envirosystems that make this alliance a great fit,” said Moser. “The businesses of the two organizations are highly complementary and provide services to a common set of industry sectors with a shared focus

  • Newcom launches South Asian Media Co.

    May 29, 2018 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Newcom Media Inc. has formed Newcom South Asian Media Co. – a 50/50 joint venture with Road Today Publishing Inc. – that will serve the rapidly expanding South Asian community within Canada’s trucking industry. The venture will

  • “Opinion” Seven Suggestions for Successful Acquisitions in the Solid Waste and Recycling Industries

    July 5, 2017 by Mark Borkowski

    A company wants to speed up its growth, and gain new resources and/or assets. Going “solo” through organic growth may work but takes longer to achieve. So the company considers acquisition. It’s like constructing a new house versus buying an