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3 Waterway Square Place

Suite 110

The Woodlands, TX 77380

United States

Phone: 832-442-2200


Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW) services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in secondary markets in the U.S. The company provides non-hazardous exploration and production (E&P), waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services in various natural resource producing areas of the U.S. It also provides intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. As of December 31, 2013, the company served residential, commercial, industrial, and E&P customers in 31 states, such as Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. It owned or operated a network of 148 solid waste collection operations; 66 transfer stations; 7 intermodal facilities; 36 recycling operations; 55 active MSW, E&P, and/or non-MSW landfills; 20 E&P liquid waste injection wells; 17 E&P waste treatment and recovery facilities; and 20 oil recovery facilities. Non-MSW landfills accept construction and demolition, industrial and other non-putrescible waste. Waste Services Collection Services The company provides collection services to residential, commercial, industrial, and E&P customers. Its services are provided under one of the following arrangements, such as governmental certificates; exclusive franchise agreements; exclusive municipal contracts; residential subscriptions; residential contracts; or commercial, industrial, and E&P service agreements. Landfill Disposal Services The company deploys gas recovery systems at 30 of its landfills to collect methane, which could then be used to generate electricity for local households, fuel local industrial power plants, power alternative fueled vehicles, or qualify for carbon emission credits. Transfer Station and Intermodal Services Transfer stations receive, compact and load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge. They extend the company’s direct-haul reach and link collection operations or waste generators with disposal or treatment facilities. Intermodal logistics is the movement of containers using two or more modes of transportation, including a rail or truck segment. The company entered the intermodal services business in the Pacific Northwest through the acquisition of Northwest Container Services, Inc., which provides repositioning, storage, maintenance, and repair of cargo containers for international shipping companies. It provides these services for containerized cargo primarily to international shipping companies importing and exporting goods through the Pacific Northwest. The company also operates two intermodal facilities primarily for the shipment of waste by rail to distant disposal facilities that it does not own. As of December 31, 2013, the company owned or operated seven intermodal operations in Washington and Oregon. Its fleet of double-stack railcars provides dedicated direct-line haul services among terminals in Portland, Tacoma, and Seattle. The company has contracts with the Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads for the movement of containers among its seven intermodal operations. It also provides its customers container and chassis sales and leasing services. Recycling Services The company offers residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. It sells other collected recyclable materials to third parties for processing before resale. The majority of the recyclables that the company processes for sale is paper products and is shipped primarily to customers in Asia. E&P Waste Treatment, Recovery, and Disposal Services E&P waste is a term ref

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