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WCA Acquires Automated Waste Services in Springfield, MO

Date: May 3, 2013

Source: Waste Corporation of Missouri, Inc.

WCA Waste Corp. (Houston, TX) has recently acquired Automated Waste Services (AWS) of Springfield, Missouri. AWS provides solid waste, recycling, and green waste collection to residential customers in Springfield, MO and Greene County.

WCA is an integrated waste management company with a network of 22 landfills, 24 transfer stations and 25 collection operations throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. WCA Waste went private in March 2012 when it was acquired by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners for $526 million.

The funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners have ownership interests in a range of businesses, including waste services, toll roads, bridges, utilities and telecommunications infrastructure. Macquarie, which is involved in a number of landfill gas-to-energy projects, also helped Waste Industries USA, Inc. (Raleigh, NC) go private in May 2008 in a deal then valued at $544 million.


PRESS RELEASE
May 3, 2013

WCA Acquires Automated Waste Services

  • WCA and Automated Waste Services Combine Resources to Deliver the Best Customer Service to Missouri Residents

WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically-integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announces the recent acquisition of Automated Waste Services in Springfield, Missouri.

Waste Corporation of Missouri, Inc. purchased the residential customer base of Automated Waste Services (AWS) in Springfield, MO. AWS provides solid waste, recycling, and green waste collection to residential customers in Springfield, MO and Greene County. The agreement combines the strengths of WCA and AWS by leveraging WCA's resources and AWS's local industry expertise to deliver unparalleled customer service to local customers.

Regional Vice President, Kevin O'Brien stated, "We are excited about this opportunity for growth and look forward to the providing the same great service that the AWS customers have come to expect."

About WCA Waste Corporation

WCA Waste Corporation is a vertically-integrated waste services company engaged in the collection, transportation, processing and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste. The Company's operations currently consist of 22 landfills, 24 transfer stations/material recovery facilities and 25 collection operations located throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. More information about WCA can be found at www.wcawaste.com.

For more information, contact:
Michael A. Roy
Vice President General Counsel, WCA
713-292-2422
mroy@wcamerica.com.

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