Norcal Waste Systems Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Date: June 25, 2008

Source: Norcal Waste Systems, Inc.

Norcal Waste Systems Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Norcal Waste Systems, Inc.'s Board of Directors today named George P. McGrath, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. McGrath will be responsible for all Norcal facilities and operations with a focus on customer service and sustainability programs associated with the company's integrated collection, recycling and diversion services to over 60 communities in California.

"We are delighted to have George serve in this capacity as he brings continuity, stability and leadership to our senior management team," said Mike Sangiacomo, President and CEO of Norcal Waste Systems, Inc. "George's knowledge of the solid waste industry and operations management are extremely valuable to Norcal's continued growth and success."

For the past ten years, Mr. McGrath has served as Norcal's Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer responsible for the company's information systems. From July 1996 to June 1997, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Alta Environmental Services, Inc., a wholly owned Norcal subsidiary that manages and administers landfill and compost operations. Prior to joining Norcal in October 1995, Mr. McGrath served as Vice President and Area General Manager for Chemical Waste Management in the Western Region of the United States.

Mr. McGrath is a native of Houghton, Michigan. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University.

About Norcal Waste Systems, Inc.

Norcal Waste Systems, Inc. (, headquartered in San Francisco and employee-owned and operated, is parent to companies providing all facets of solid waste management. The company is recognized nationally as an industry leader in diverting waste material from landfills through its innovative Food Scrap Compost and Artist-in-Residence programs.

For more information, contact:
Singer Associates, Inc.
Sam Singer, 415-227-9700

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