Date: March 5, 2007
Source: The National Solid Wastes Management Association
Veolia ES Solid Waste Becomes Newest Member Firm in the National Solid Wastes Management Association
The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) is pleased to announce that Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., a subsidiary of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., has become its newest corporate member. The NSWMA is a national organization dedicated to promoting the management of waste in a manner that is environmentally responsible, efficient, ethical and sustainable, while benefiting the public and protecting employees.
"NSWMA is excited to have Veolia Environmental Services as a new member," said Bruce Parker, President & CEO of the National Solid Wastes Management Association. "Veolia is one of the most progressive environmental services companies in the U.S. and we look forward to working with Richard Burke and his team in building a stronger industry presence in the states and on Capitol Hill."
Richard Burke, the newly announced President and COO of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc., was optimistic about forming a strong relationship between the two organizations. "NSWMA is the voice of our industry. And as a leading provider of solid waste collection and disposal worldwide, we are fully committed to participating in and contributing to the debates and issues that impact our industry," he said. Burke continued, "We are pleased to be part of NSWMA and we will enthusiastically support the organization's programs and activities."
About National Solid Wastes Management Association
NSWMA is the leading non-profit trade association representing commercial companies providing solid and medical waste collection, processing, recycling and disposal services throughout the United States. NSWMA has 25 state and regional chapters, and its members offer a vital public service protective of the environment and public health.
About Veolia Environmental Services In North America
Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp., headquartered in Lombard, IL, offers fully integrated environmental solutions to virtually all industrial, commercial, municipal and residential sectors. It is part of the Veolia Environmental Services (VES) group, the only global manager of liquid, solid, non-hazardous and hazardous waste; on-site waste processing, industrial cleaning and process maintenance; and recycling, recovery and disposal for both the public and private sectors. VES has over 80,000 employees in 35 countries and posted revenues of $9.8 billion in 2006. Veolia Environnement (NYSE:VE), the parent of VES, with operations in water, waste, energy and transportation management, has more than 270,000 employees in 64 countries and recorded revenues of $37.7 billion in 2006. For more information, please visit www.VeoliaES.com.
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