Solid Waste & Recycling


  • GFL wins Niagara region collection contract

    October 1, 2020 by SWR Staff

    VAUGHAN, Ontario – GFL Environmental Inc. has been awarded the residential solid waste and recycling collection contract for part of the Niagara Region. Collection for the towns of Grimsby, Lincoln, Pelham, Thorold, Wainfleet and West Lincoln will begin on October

  • News Awards

    GFL wins facility of the year award

    September 11, 2020 by SWR Staff

    VAUGHAN, Ontario – GFL Environmental Inc. has been awarded the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) 2020 Recycling Facility of the Year for its Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The award recognizes leading recycling facilities in North America

  • GFL makes US$1.2 billion buy

    August 13, 2020 by SWR Staff

    VAUGHAN, Ontario – GFL Environmental Inc. is buying WCA Waste Corporation and its subsidiaries for US$1.212 billion. WCA operates a vertically integrated network of solid waste assets, including 37 collection and hauling operations, 27 transfer stations, three material recovery facilities

  • GFL begins trading on the Toronto exchange

    March 4, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL) began trading on March 3 under the symbol TSX:GFL. GFL’s initial public offering (IPO) raised $1.9 billion, ranking this as the third largest IPO (by amount raised) in TSX history. In addition, the company raised

  • 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

  • GFL buys Ontario waste management supplier

    November 20, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. has acquired the AGI group of companies, including Ground Force Environmental, Robert Cooke Trucking and WasteAway Recycling Environmental (collectively, AGI). AGI is a provider of environmental remediation and waste management services, primarily within the Kitchener-Waterloo,

  • 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