Waste Services, Inc. Has closed its Acquisition of Liberty Waste, LLC

Date: May 15, 2006

Source: Market News Publishing

Waste Services, Inc. announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Liberty Waste, LLC to expand its operations in the Tampa, Florida market. Liberty Waste is a collection operation based in Tampa with two transfer stations located in Tampa and Clearwater. The transfer stations are both permitted to accept construction and demolition and Class III waste volumes. This acquisition will complement Waste Services' existing operations in the Tampa market. The company expects to close the previously announced acquisition of Sun Country Materials, LLC when it receives its final unappealable expansion permit.

Waste Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is a multi-regional integrated solid waste services company that provides collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company's web site is www.wasteservicesinc.com. Information on the company's web site does not form part of this press release.

Web site: www.wasteservicesinc.com.

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