Date: September 1, 2021
Source: Waste Connections, Inc.
Waste Connections announced on September 1st that it has acquired E.L. Harvey, the largest family owned and operated solid waste company in Massachusetts. E.L. Harvey currently processes between 7,000 and 8,000 tons per month and operates a fleet of 120 collection vehicles.
September 1, 2021
Waste Connections Announces Acquisition Of E.L. Harvey & Sons
TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced that it has acquired E.L. Harvey & Sons Inc. ("Harvey"). With a 110-year history dating back four generations, Harvey is the largest family-owned and operated solid waste services company in Massachusetts, with total annualized revenue of approximately $110 million. Harvey provides solid waste collection, recycling and transfer services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers primarily in Central and Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.
"The Harvey family has established one of the most respected companies in our industry, and we are honored to welcome Harvey to the Waste Connections family. Together with their continuing leadership team, we look forward to carrying on the Harvey name and further expanding its market position, as well as enhancing its strong culture of support for its employees, customers and communities," said Worthing F. Jackman, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Waste Connections also announced the closing of one of its two previously announced signed acquisitions, with approximately $50 million of annualized revenue from franchise operations in Northern California and Nevada. The Company expects the other signed acquisition, a solid waste services provider with approximately $25 million of annualized revenue from franchise operations in Oregon, to close during the fourth quarter.
About Waste Connections
Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides non-hazardous waste collection, transfer and disposal services, along with resource recovery primarily through recycling and renewable fuels generation. The Company serves more than seven million residential, commercial and industrial customers in mostly exclusive and secondary markets across 44 states in the U.S. and six provinces in Canada. Waste Connections also provides non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several basins across the U.S., as well as intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. For more information, visit Waste Connections at www.wasteconnections.com.
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