WCA Waste makes three acquisitions

WCA Waste Corp. (WCA), Houston, has acquired three solid waste collection firms in the Midwest and South Atlantic regions of the U.S. in the first half of 2017.

In February, WCA acquired the assets of Midwest Cos. Inc., a municipal solid waste (MSW) transfer station and collection operation in Marshall, Missouri. In March, the company acquired EnviroStar Waste Service Inc., a residential, commercial and roll-off collection company in the eastern suburbs of Kansas City, Missouri. In May, WCA acquired the commercial collection accounts of Community Waste Services in Gainesville, Florida.

“We are excited about the addition of these new employees and customers as they will enhance WCA’s operations in our Kansas City and Gainesville markets and reinforce WCA’s existing collection network,” Bill Caesar, CEO of WCA, says. “The combination of these businesses will allow us to serve our customers more efficiently while reinforcing our focus on providing safe and superior customer service.”

Graham Waste Services acquires Thompson Waste Removal

Graham Waste Services, Brockton, Massachusetts, a family-owned-and-operated trash and recycling services provider, has announced the acquisition of the weekly residential trash and recycling pickup business Thompson Waste Removal of Hanson, Massachusetts. The new addition will grow Graham Waste Service’s weekly residential trash and recycling collection business and will add new commercial customers.

Graham Waste Services says it has a strong presence in its market region and, with the acquisition, will expand that presence in several communities, including Cohasset, Hingham, Hull, Scituate, Marshfield, Kingston, Hanson, Hanover, Carver, Plymouth, Plympton, Raynham, Taunton, Easton, Norton, Middleboro, Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, East Bridgewater, Halifax and Holbrook.

“This is an exciting opportunity to expand our footprint throughout our service area communities and to establish a new presence in others,” says Lynne Schwandt, owner of Graham Waste Services. “Offering prompt, reliable and convenient service to customers is what we pride ourselves on, and we look forward to earning the trust of our newest customers.”

The business transaction included Thompson Waste Removal’s residential and commercial trash collection customers and equipment. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Thompson will continue to operate other sectors of its business separately.