Casella Opens $4 Million Single-Stream "Zero-Sort Recycling Center"

Date: November 14, 2011

Source: Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. has opened a $3.75 million single-stream or what it calls a "Zero-Sort recycling center," in its hometown of Rutland, VT. The 57,000-square-foot facility is designed to handle all manner of commingled recyclable commodities including glass, newspaper, cardboard, mixed paper, and all types of plastic containers. It is expected to process about 58,000 tons of material per year. This is Casella's fifth Zero-Sort facility. Others are in Charlestown, MA, Auburn, MA, Ontario County, NY, Tompkins County, NY and the Chittenden Solid Waste District in Williston, VT.

November 14, 2011

Casella Waste Systems Opens Its Fifth Zero-Sort(R) Recycling Facility

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the company's newest Zero-Sort® facility located in Rutland, Vermont on Friday, November 18th, 2011 from 1:00-4:00 PM. Attending the ceremony, and making remarks on the occasion, will be Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and Casella Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Casella.

The media are invited to attend.

Prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony at 3:00 PM, tours of the 57,000 square foot Zero-Sort facility will be available to all attendees as well as members of the media.

Zero-Sort Recycling does not require customers to sort their recyclable materials. In communities where Casella has introduced the Zero-Sort service, overall customer participation and recycling efforts have increased significantly.

For further information, contact Joseph Fusco, at 802-772-2247, or for more event details please visit

For more information, contact:
Joseph Fusco

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