Waste Connections buys E.L. Harvey & Sons Inc.

Waste Connections, Inc. has acquired E.L. Harvey & Sons Inc.

Harvey is the largest family-owned and operated solid waste services company in Massachusetts, with total annualized revenue of approximately US$110 million.  The company has been in business for 110 years through four generations of the same family.

It 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 Jackman, president and CEO of Waste Connections.

Waste Connections also announced the closing of one of its two previously announced signed acquisitions, with approximately US$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 US$25 million of annualized revenue from franchise operations in Oregon, to close during the fourth quarter.