Waste & Recycling


  • Matt Madeksza to head up Veolia North America 

    October 14, 2020 by SWR Staff

    BOSTON – Matt Madeksza, an established business leader with more than 20 years experience in business development and industrial expertise, has been named president and CEO of Veolia North America. Madeksza’s appointment was announced by the Paris-based Veolia group. VNA,

  • Chris Biederman tapped for Li-Cycle technical role

    September 28, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Li-Cycle Corp. has appointed Chris Biederman to the role of chief technical officer (CTO).   Biederman, who joined the company in January as chief process engineer, brings with him more than 12 years of process engineering experience

  • Andy Hollyer appointed CEO of TOMRA North America

    July 31, 2020 by SWR Staff

    SHELTON, Connecticut – Andy Hollyer has been named the new president and CEO of TOMRA North America, Inc. and named senior vice-president and head of TOMRA Collection Solutions Americas. Hollyer has been with TOMRA for seven years and has held

  • Robert Poirier elected chair of RPRA board

    July 8, 2020 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – Robert Poirier has been elected as chair of the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority’s Board of Directors, effective June 24, 2020. Poirier’s election comes after Glenda Gies resigned as chair of the authority’s Board. Gies also resigned from

  • Recycling Council of Ontario changes name

    June 24, 2020 by SWR Staff

    ORANGEVILLE, Ontario – The Recycling Council of Ontario has rebranded itself as the Circular Innovation Council. In a release the council noted that its mission will largely remain the same: eliminate waste. Objectives continue to be championing effective waste policy,

  • American Zinc Recycling hires William Breedlove

    June 8, 2020 by SWR Staff

    PITTSBURGH – American Zinc Recycling LLC has appointed William Breedlove as senior vice-president and chief commercial officer. Reporting to Wayne Isaacs, president and CEO, Breedlove will oversee all aspects of sales for American Zinc Recycling LLC and its subsidiaries. Breedlove

  • Jennifer Bailey joins Sanexen

    June 1, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MONTRÉAL – Jennifer Bailey has joined the Logistec Environmental Services team as vice-president, business development, of Sanexen Environmental Services Inc. In this new role, Bailey will work with the environmental team to define and implement a business development plan for

  • AMP Robotics Corp. appoints Vallen

    April 28, 2020 by SWR Staff

    DENVER – AMP Robotics Corp. (AMP) has named longtime industry executive Marcel Vallen its vice-president of international sales. In this role, he is responsible for sales and business development efforts in new geographies, establishing and executing a global sales strategy

  • Bourbonnais steps down from Sanexen

    April 20, 2020 by SWR Staff

    MONTRÉAL – Kevin Bourbonnais will be stepping down as president of Sanexen Environmental Services Inc. and Logistec Environmental Services Inc. Madeleine Paquin, president and CEO of Logistec will assume the role of president of Sanexen until a new leader is

  • Sennebogen appoints new sales director

    April 17, 2020 by SWR Staff

    STANLEY, NC – Jason Jones has joined Sennebogen LLC’s executive team as Americas sales manager. Jones now takes senior responsibility for developing and leading the Sennebogen sales network in the USA, Canada, Mexico and South America. “We are very pleased