Waste & Recycling

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Direct Pack acquires Mexican recycler

    March 10, 2020 by SWR Staff

    AZUSA, California – Direct Pack, Inc. (DPI) is expanding its global operations with the acquisition of Guadalajara, Mexico-based Atmosphera Verde – a facility capable of recycling 20,000 tons of PET plastic, including post-consumer PET thermoforms. It will be rebranded as

  • GFL buys Ontario waste management supplier

    November 20, 2019 by SWR Staff

    TORONTO – GFL Environmental Inc. has acquired the AGI group of companies, including Ground Force Environmental, Robert Cooke Trucking and WasteAway Recycling Environmental (collectively, AGI). AGI is a provider of environmental remediation and waste management services, primarily within the Kitchener-Waterloo,

  • GFL Environmental and Waste Industries to merge

    October 10, 2018 by Emily Atkins

    TORONTO and RALEIGH, NC – GFL Environmental Inc. and Waste Industries have entered into a definitive merger agreement in a transaction that values Waste Industries at a total enterprise value of US$2.825 billion (approximately C$3.65 billion). The transaction, which is expected to

  • York Environmental Solutions acquires SC Disposal

    October 3, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Vaughan, ON – York Environmental Solutions LP has acquired SC Disposal Inc., expanding its Canadian operations to include full service waste management and recycling services. Founded by Alex and Spencer Shafran in North York, Ontario, SC Disposal has been providing

  • Newalta,Tervita merge to form enviro giant

    March 5, 2018 by SWR Staff

    Western Canadian environmental service companies Newalta Corporation and Tervita Corporation have merged their businesses to create a leading publicly traded energy-focused environmental solutions provider in Canada, providing waste processing, treating, recycling and disposal services to customers in the oil and