David Sutherland-Yoest Resigns from IESI-BFC

Date: March 18, 2011

Source: IESI-BFC Ltd.

IESI-BFC Ltd. (Toronto, ON) announced that David Sutherland-Yoest has resigned as director, EVP and chief development officer of the company. He had been CEO of Waste Services when IESI-BFC acquired the firm last July. He assumed that post in 2001 when the company used to be called Capital Environmental Resource Inc. Capital Environmental was formed in 1997 to take advantage of consolidation opportunities in North America with an initial acquisition of certain operations in Canada from Canadian Waste Services Inc. shortly after its acquisition by USA Waste Services, Inc.

Prior to 2001 and in a brief departure from the traditional waste industry, Mr. Sutherland-Yoest served as the Chief Executive Officer of H20 Technologies, a water purification company. Before this he served as an SVP of the Atlantic region at Waste Management and its predecessor USA Waste Services, where he had also been President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 to 1996. He joined USA Waste when it bought Envirofil Inc. in early 1994 where he was its President and Chief Executive Officer. From 1981 to 1992, he served in various capacities at Laidlaw Waste Systems, Inc. and Browning-Ferris Industries, Ltd.


IESI-BFC Ltd. Announces Resignation of David Sutherland-Yoest

IESI-BFC Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX:BIN)(NYSE:BIN) today announced that on March 17, 2011, David Sutherland-Yoest resigned as a Director and Executive Vice-President and Chief Development Officer of the Company.

About IESI-BFC Ltd.

IESI-BFC Ltd., through its subsidiaries, is one of North America's largest full-service waste management companies, providing non-hazardous solid waste collection and landfill disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in twelve states and the District of the Columbia in the U.S., and six Canadian provinces. Its major brands, IESI, BFI Canada and WSI, are leaders in their markets, serving customers with vertically integrated collection and disposal assets. IESI-BFC's shares are listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BIN.

For more information, please contact

Chaya Cooperberg
Vice President, Investor Relations and
Corporate Communications
(905) 532-7517

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