Waste Services to Announce Fourth Quarter Earnings on February 24

Date: February 4, 2009

Source: Waste Services, Inc.

Waste Services Announces Conference Call for Fourth Quarter and 2008 Results

Waste Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSII) today announced that it will release its 2008 fourth quarter results after the close of markets on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 and hold a conference call on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). A copy of the fourth quarter press release will be available on our website after its release. Our Chief Executive Officer, David Sutherland-Yoest, accompanied by other senior management, will discuss the company's fourth quarter results.

If you wish to participate on this call, please phone 866-543-6408 (US and Canada) or 617-213-8899 (International) and enter passcode number 18159420. To hear a web cast of the call over the Internet, access the home page of the Waste Services website at www.wasteservicesinc.com. A replay of the call will be available until March 4, 2009 by phoning 888-286-8010 (US and Canada) or 617-801-6888 (International) and entering passcode number 31851212. The web cast will also be available on the company's website.

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.

To learn more, visit: www.wasteservicesinc.com.

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