Waste Pro USA

June 25, 2014

TrashTalk: Volume 5, Issue 1

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June 4, 2014

Georgia Garbage Men Receive $50,000 in Safety Awards

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Safety Award recipients (left to right), Al Perry, Terry Preston, Eddie Anderson, Peyton Padmore, and Division Manager, Bob Wolk, stand in front of new compressed natural gas powered roll-off truck at the Doraville Regional Office.

Safety Award recipients (left to right), Al Perry, Terry Preston, Operations Manager, Thomas Watkins, Division Manager, Bob Wolk,  Eddie Anderson, and Peyton Padmore  stand in front of new compressed natural gas powered roll-off truck at the Doraville Regional Office.

DORAVILLE, GAMay 29th – Waste Pro recognized five Safety Award recipients in the Atlanta, Georgia area at a celebration on May 29th.  Eddie Anderson, Mike Lester, Peyton Padmore, Al Perry, and Terry Preston were each presented with a $10,000 Safety Award for flawless performance over the last three years.  The awards were presented by Waste Pro Chief Operating Officer, Chris Ciaccio, and Division Manager, Robert Wolk at a celebration at Waste Pro’s Atlanta, GA Regional office.

In order to receive the Safety Award, employees must have a spotless work record for three years, including excellent customer service, no accidents, injuries, or property damage, and they must maintain a positive attitude and attendance record, along with a well-kept truck.

“Not many people realize what a difficult job this is and these men seem to make it look easy.  They exemplify what Waste Pro is all about. At Waste Pro, safety is paramount and I look forward to distributing many more of these bonuses,” said President and CEO, John Jennings.  Unique to the waste collection and disposal industry, Waste Pro’s Safety Program has distributed more than $700,000 in Safety Awards to their drivers, since 2004.

 Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million customers from over 75 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 178 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

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May 13, 2014

Blue Sky, Green Earth: Vol. 5, Iss. 1

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April 8, 2014

Waste Pro Opens Palm Coast CNG Station for Retail Customers

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First customer at Bunnell CNG station

First customer at Bunnell CNG station

LONGWOOD, FLApril 3rd – Waste Pro has officially opened the pumps to the public at their brand new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in Palm Coast, FL.  TECO Peoples Gas Program Manager, Kenneth Hernandez, was the station’s first customer.  Hernandez expressed his excitement at having the availability of another CNG fueling station in the area.

With the capability to fast fill large commercial services vehicles in addition to smaller personal vehicles, the station is the first of its kind in the area. It is estimated that there are only approximately 12 to 15 public CNG stations in the state of Florida that are open for fueling use in private and commercial vehicles.  Waste Pro is converting its garbage truck fleet to the environmentally friendly CNG powered trucks.

As part of Waste Pro’s commitment to the more readily available and cost effective CNG fueling alternative, the Palm Coast station is one of three fueling stations Waste Pro has constructed in Florida since 2012 , but is the only one open to the public.  The CNG Fueling Station is open for self-service Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. and accepts all major credit cards.  It is located at 400 South Bay Street in Bunnell.

Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million customers from over 70 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 165 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

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March 10, 2014

Waste Pro Recognized as Member of the Month in North Miami

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Guerlin Escar-Mangos, SE Florida Municipal Marketer and Mayor George Vallejo

Guerlin Escar-Mangos, SE Florida Municipal Marketer and Mayor George Vallejo

In an event held in December in North Miami Beach, Waste Pro was honored by the North Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce as the Member of the Month. Additionally, Waste Pro was recognized for being an active Trustee Member of the organization and their continued partnerships with local businesses and organizations. The plaque was presented by Mayor George Vallejo and was accepted by Waste Pro Municipal Marketer, Guerlin Escar-Mangos.

January 6, 2014

Waste Pro Appoints Chris Ciaccio Chief Operating Officer

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Chris Ciaccio, Chief Operating Officer

Chris Ciaccio, Chief Operating Officer

LONGWOOD, FLJanuary 6th – Waste Pro has announced the appointment of industry veteran Chris Ciaccio as Chief Operating Officer.  

With more than 17 years of experience in the solid waste industry, Ciaccio has served in virtually every facet of the business, ranging from Sales and Marketing to Director of Operations. 

Prior to joining the Waste Pro Team in 2011, Ciaccio was the Director of Operations and Business Development for Veolia Environmental Services, where he assisted with their acquisition program by implementing an industry database and acquisition tracking program.  In addition, while serving as the Region Manager for the Southern Region, he was instrumental in increasing their EBIT by $13 million in a three year period. 

Prior to being named Chief Operating Officer, Ciaccio served as Waste Pro’s Chief Information Officer, overseeing technological and data management processes and procedures.

Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million customers from over 70 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 165 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

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December 11, 2013

$30,000 in Safety Awards Goes to Palm Coast Employees

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Pictured L to R:  John Cinelli, David Black, Thomas Williams, Anthony Sloss, Derrick Davis, Troy Thomas, Boris Cofino, and Division Manager, Jim Cinelli.

Pictured L to R: John Cinelli, David Black, Thomas Williams, Anthony Sloss, Derrick Davis, Troy Thomas, Boris Cofino, and Division Manager, Jim Cinelli.

Palm Coast, FL- December 10, 2013 – In an industry where more than 6,000 accidents involving a solid waste truck occur every year, safety is paramount.  In an effort to reduce the number of such incidents and reward employees for responsible behaviors, Waste Pro instituted the first, and industry only, $10,000 Safety Award in 2004.

Last month, Waste Pro garbage truck drivers, David Black, Anthony Sloss, and Boris Cofino, were the latest recipients of the $10,000 Safety Award, earned for flawless performance over the last three years.  Additionally, David Black and Boris Cofino are receiving their second Safety Award, during their career with Waste Pro. The awards were presented by Waste Pro Division Manager, Jim Cinelli.

Unique to the waste collection and disposal industry, Waste Pro’s Safety Program has distributed more than $700,000 in Safety Awards to their drivers, since 2004.

In order to receive the Safety Award, employees must have a spotless work record for three years, including excellent customer service, no accidents, injuries, or property damage, and they must maintain a positive attitude and attendance record, along with a well-kept truck.

John J. Jennings, President/CEO of Waste Pro USA, stated, “Not many people realize what a difficult job this is and these men seem to make it look easy.  They exemplify what Waste Pro is all about. At Waste Pro, safety is paramount and I look forward to distributing many more of these awards.”

Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million customers from over 70 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 165 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

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December 5, 2013

Robert Allen Joins Waste Pro North Carolina Team

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North Carolina Municipal Marketing Manager, Robert Allen

North Carolina Municipal Marketing Manager, Robert Allen

Charlotte, NC- December 5, 2013 – Waste Pro has announced the addition of Robert W. Allen as Municipal Marketing Manager for North Carolina. Allen will be based from Waste Pro’s Regional Operations Facility in Concord.Allen has a long history of government service and volunteerism, and is completing on December 10, four years of public service as a Councilman of Indian Trail, NC.

“We are very pleased to have Robert on the Waste Pro team, his understanding of government and community service will benefit our customers,” said Robert TenHaaf, Regional Vice President of Waste Pro.

Allen has been instrumental in working with all Indian Trail elected officials and staff in facilitating strong growth, which includes the construction of three municipal parks and a $60 million dollar commercial development project.  Allen has also served as the Community Outreach Coordinator of Habitat for Humanity and has provided valuable insight as a member of several municipal planning committees.

Born in Waynesboro, VA, currently a resident of Indian Trail, Allen is a member of the Centralina Council of Governments, which is comprised of 9 counties and focuses on regional development and best practices of local government.  Additionally, he is the Co-Founder of the Indian Trail Business Association, which assists local businesses with valuable educational opportunities and increasing outreach and profitability of the local small business community.  He also was the owner of R.W. Allen Financial Services.

Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million customers from over 70 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Florida and maintains more than 165 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

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November 13, 2013

Waste Pro Adds Three CNG Garbage Truck Fueling Facilities

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LONGWOOD, FL–November 11, 2013— Waste Pro announces the opening of two Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling facilities in Palm Coast and Daytona Beach, Florida and the construction start of a CNG complex in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Daytona and Palm Coast stations have the capacity to time-fill 26 CNG solid waste collection trucks, with expansion capabilities to fuel as many as 45 trucks simultaneously. With a slightly larger system, the Jacksonville location is able to time-fill 50 trucks, with the capability to expand to handle upwards of 80 trucks and is expected to be completed in early 2014.

Waste Pro’s first compressed natural gas fueling facility officially opened its doors in 2012 in Ft. Pierce, FL, as the first phase of Waste Pro’s $100 million total investment towards the transition to the environmentally friendly and domestically available CNG fuel, which was announced in late 2012.

Partnering with Waste Pro in the design and construction of these state of the art facilities were Mansfield Gas Equipment Services and J.R. Leonard Construction Company/CNG Services Group.

Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than two million residential and commercial customers from over 70 operating locations, Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 165 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.

 

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WASTE PRO USA Approves RSC Bio Solutions’ EnviroLogic® Hydraulic Fluid For use in Fleet

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 Waste Pro USA confident in readily biodegradable product after trial testing program

Charlotte, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2013) – Waste Pro USA, Inc. announced today that it is has approved RSC Bio Solutions’ EnviroLogic hydraulic fluids in its fleet of 1,500 solid waste vehicles, following a year- long test program. Waste Pro is a privately-owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal company, serving more than two million customers in eight states from more than 70 operating locations.

“Unfortunately, hydraulic fluid leaks and spills are inevitable in our business,” said Bob Nicholas, corporate fleet director for Waste Pro. “Because of the negative response to petroleum-based fluid spills from the communities Waste Pro serves, we considered the many green lubricant options available to our company and decided to partner with RSC Bio Solutions because of EnviroLogic’s value, performance and environmental benefits.”

The two companies announced in May that RSC Bio Solutions had begun supplying Waste Pro with its EnviroLogic fluids on a limited basis at the close of a 12-month testing program. After reviewing the test outcome and the subsequent performance on a fleet, Waste Pro has made the decision to transition readily biodegradable, biobased EnviroLogic fluids across its organization.

“At the completion of the 12-month field demonstration in Concord, N.C., we found that the EnviroLogic products held up in our equipment and operations and exceeded all of our expectations,” said Nicholas. “Now we’re encouraging our current municipal customers and franchisees to consider using EnviroLogic 168 fluid instead of petroleum-based fluids because of the benefits to our customers and to our internal operational savings. Use of EnviroLogic lubricants also reinforces Waste Pro’s commitment to sustainability, complementing our CNG fleet conversion and other green initiatives.”

RSC Bio Solutions’ fluid delivers approximately 50 percent longer oil life, resulting in fewer oil changes and leaving original equipment manufacturer (OEM) warranties intact. Along with the operation savings, Waste Pro considers the EnviroLogic fluid to be a differentiator against the competition in municipal and commercial opportunities from an operational and corporate image perspective. EnviroLogic hydraulic fluids are also viewed more favorably by regulatory authorities when spills occur because they are readily biodegradable—meaning greater than 60 percent biodegradation of the fluid components occur within 28 days or less according to ASTM 5864 and D7373 test standards. With the readily biodegradable, biobased solution commonly negative public events are transformed into positive public image opportunities.

The testing program was modeled for a fleet size of 40 trucks with hydraulic fluid reservoirs of approximately 30 gallons each. The results caused Waste Pro to estimate it would gain efficiency in equipment uptime while lowering its related service labor and disposal costs by 33 percent per fleet of 40 trucks. Any remediation costs would decrease by as much as 68 percent for the test fleet because spill risks, impact and clean-up costs can be significantly lower than with petroleum-based fluid spills.

“Our customers, like Waste Pro, see the risk mitigation and financial benefits of EnviroLogic fluids in their operational and spill remediation costs, all while reducing the environmental impact of spills or leaks,” said Mike Guggenheimer, president and CEO for RSC Bio Solutions. “In addition, we provide our customers with ways to inform their service communities about their corporate sustainability initiatives through truck decals about the fluids and other communication efforts.”

The EnviroLogic 100 series of hydraulic fluids can perform in temperatures of -40° to 200° F and pressures up to 5000 psi. With the ability to work in extreme temperatures, downtime from winter lows and summer highs can be diminished. The EnviroLogic 100 series, including EnviroLogic 168, are ideal for mobile hydraulic systems operating in environmentally sensitive areas, like neighborhoods and municipalities. The hydraulic fluid is approved by or meets the specifications of more than 50 major OEMs.

About RSC Bio Solutions, LLC

Established in 2010 and headquartered in North Carolina, RSC Bio Solutions is an affiliate of RSC Chemical Solutions and is focused on providing high performance chemistries that are safer, non-hazardous and environmentally responsible. To expand its offerings further, RSC Bio Solutions’ parent company, Blumenthal Holdings, recently acquired a controlling interest in a 17-year-old company, Terresolve Technologies, Ltd., and its EnviroLogic® product lines, including readily biodegradable functional fluids and oils that are tested and proven in some of the toughest environments possible. For more information, visit www.rscbio.com.

 About Waste Pro USA, Inc.

Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned solid waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states.  Serving more than  two million customers from more than 70 operating locations, Waste Pro USA is headquartered in Longwood, Fla., and maintains more than  165 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.  For more information, visit www.wasteprousa.com.

 

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