Solid Waste & Recycling


  • GFL buys Soil Safe

    July 12, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. has acquired the Soil Safe group of companies. Since its inception in 1989, Soil Safe has recycled over 30 million tons of non-hazardous petroleum contaminated soil for beneficial reuse outside of landfills. At its facilities

  • GFL buying Canada Fibers

    July 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VAUGHAN, Ont. – GFL Environmental Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Canada Fibers Ltd. and its affiliates. The transaction, expected to close in the third quarter of 2019, is subject to customary regulatory approvals. Based in Toronto,

  • Terrapure buys RSR Environnement

    June 11, 2019 by SWR Staff

    BURLINGTON, ONT. – Terrapure Environmental has acquired RSR Environnement of Vercheres, Quebec. The purchase includes vehicles and equipment, as well as RSR’s employees and existing customer relationships. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RSR has a well-established field services

  • Atlantic Power to buy U.S. biomass plants

    May 16, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DEDHAM, Mass. – Atlantic Power Corporation will acquire the equity ownership interests held by AltaGas Power Holdings (U.S.) Inc. in two contracted biomass plants in North Carolina and Michigan for US$20 million. The acquisition is subject to the approval of

  • Recycling and Waste Solutions buys Sustainable Solutions Group

    April 16, 2019 by SWR Staff

    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

  • Waste Management buying Advanced Disposal Services

    April 15, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HOUSTON & PONTE VEDRA, Fla.– Waste Management will acquire all outstanding shares of Advanced Disposal for $33.15 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of US$4.9 billion when including approximately $1.9 billion of Advanced Disposal’s net debt. With 2018 revenues of $1.56 billion, adjusted EBITDA of $427

  • Goldy reacquires Standard Auto Wreckers

    March 14, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HURST, Texas – Fenix Parts, Inc., Goldy Metals Incorporated and Kenneth Gold (together, “Goldy”) today announced the closing of a transaction pursuant to which Fenix sold its Canadian subsidiaries and their operations, consisting of recycling and reselling OEM automotive products,

  • Waste Management buys oilfield services firm

    March 13, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – WM Energy Services Holdings, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Houston-based Waste Management, Inc., has acquired Petro Waste Environmental from Tailwater Capital. Petro Waste Environmental provides comprehensive oilfield environmental services and solid waste disposal serving the Permian

  • Wastequip buys Amrep

    February 26, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Wastequip is acquiring Amrep, a refuse body and hoist manufacturer. A family-owned business based in Ontario, Calif. with additional facilities in Salisbury, N.C.; Phoenix, Arizona; Pacific, Washington and Sacramento, California, Amrep was founded in 1976 and has

  • Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill acquires CM Recycling Equipment Solutions

    January 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Bengal Machine, the parent company of Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill, LLC, has acquired CM Recycling Equipment Solutions (CM Shredder), manufacturer of tire shredding equipment manufacture and industrial shredding solutions. CM Shredder will offer two brands to service the primary