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October 27, 2014

Waste Pro Partners in Orlando City Soccer Club’s Groundbreaking

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Church Street Station

Church Street Station

LONGWOOD, FL – October 27th – As the Official Waste and Recycling services provider, Waste Pro was proud to take part in the ground breaking event for the Orlando City Soccer Club’s new $110 million soccer-specific stadium on October 16th.

Located downtown, the new stadium will seat 20,000 and will have solid waste and recycling services provided by Waste Pro. While the stadium is being built, Orlando City will play its inaugural season at the Citrus Bowl, for which Waste Pro will also provide services.

To mark the event, two custom painted and detailed containers were provided, adorning both the construction site and Church St. with the Orlando City and Waste Pro monikers.

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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Groundbreaking Site with Container

Groundbreaking Site with Container

Groundbreaking Site

Groundbreaking Site

October 15, 2014

Waste Pro Completes $579 million Recapitalization

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LONGWOOD, FL – October 15 , 2014— Waste Pro USA, Inc. (Waste Pro), one of the country’s largest privately owned solid waste services companies, has completed a $579 million recapitalization of the Longwood, Florida based company, according to CFO and Vice President Cort Sabina.

The new credit facility for the 11-year-old firm is all debt, which included an asset base loan (ABL) revolving line of credit led by Wells Fargo Capital Finance, a divison of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. “It is important to Wells Fargo that we provide our customers with the financial flexibility and services to meet their business needs,”  said Regional Sales Manager, Howard Kim. Additionally, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. served as Financial Advisor and Placement Agent to Waste Pro.

Waste Pro, valued at more than one billion dollars, had 2013 revenues of $510 million in its eight-state Southeastern United States footprint.  Waste Pro Chairman and CEO John J. Jennings stated, “Today we executed a business transaction that creates the platform to launch our next decade of growth. We are excited and very proud of our financial performance and the delivery of premium service to more than two million public and private customers.”

This transaction also completes and fulfills the terms of Waste Pro’s five-year $100 million investment by Atlanta-based Roark Capital Partners. 

Private ownership is a competitive advantage and makes Waste Pro particularly unique in its ability to expand operations and sustain consistent financial growth in a strategic manner.  The overall growth of Waste Pro has been systematic and strategic resulting in constantly gaining market share.

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 75 operating locations, Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 178 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.  

 

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September 24, 2014

Waste Pro Signs Multi-Year Sponsorship with Orlando City

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Members of the Waste Pro team pose near Lake Eola Park in Orlando to commemorate the company's new multi-year partnership with Orlando City Soccer Club, the 21st expansion team in Major League Soccer. (Credit: Orlando City SC)

Members of the Waste Pro team pose near Lake Eola Park in Orlando to commemorate the company’s new multi-year partnership with Orlando City Soccer Club, the 21st expansion team in Major League Soccer. (Credit: Orlando City SC)

Becomes Official Waste Service and Recycling Partner

ORLANDO – September 23, 2014 – Orlando City Soccer Club and Waste Pro USA, Inc., (“Waste Pro”) announced a multi-year partnership today whereby the South’s premier waste removal and recycling services company becomes the team’s Official Waste Service and Recycling Partner. Per Club policy, financial terms were not disclosed. Waste Pro was founded in Central Florida and is Orlando’s fourth largest privately owned company with revenues exceeding $500 million.

Under the terms of the agreement, Waste Pro will receive branding and on-site activation beginning with the 2015 Major League Soccer season.  They will also be permitted the use of Orlando City’s marks and logo on their vehicles and in promotions and marketing campaigns. Lastly, Waste Pro’s sponsorship with Orlando City Soccer Club will extend into 2016 when the Lions move into their new Downtown soccer stadium.

“Waste Pro is a strong supporter of Orlando City and we’re thrilled to have them join our family of partners,” said Club President and Founder Phil Rawlins. “We share the same vision for success and believe this relationship will be mutually beneficial. Interest from local, regional and national businesses continues to increase, as companies realize the potential benefits of a long-term partnership with Major League Soccer’s 21st Club.”

“We are impressed to see the commitment Orlando City has made to Central Florida and are proud to be a part of this exciting professional sports organization in our home town.  There is a direct connection to our thousands of customers and the Club’s supporters in Orange and Seminole Counties and beyond,” said Waste Pro Chairman and CEO John J. Jennings.

For more information on Orlando City SC or 2015 MLS Season Tickets, visit www.OrlandoCitySC.com or call 855-ORL-CITY. Also, follow the latest Orlando City news and updates via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

 About Waste Pro USA Inc.

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 75 operating locations, Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida. Waste Pro is the 11th largest waste services company in the United States.

About Orlando City Soccer Club:

Recently ranked 14th among all professional teams in North America, Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) is Major League Soccer’s newest expansion team. The Club will begin play in MLS in 2015, becoming the league’s 21st club. The Lions’ first team set the U.S. record for best start of any professional soccer club in its first USL PRO league 100 matches (66-12-22). Orlando City has won three USL PRO regular season titles and two postseason championships. Outside of the first squad, OCSC also has a youth club, Orlando City Youth Soccer (OCYS) and a U-23 team that participates in the PDL. For more information on the pro and youth clubs, visit www.OrlandoCitySC.com and www.OrlandoCityYouth.org.

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September 5, 2014

Waste Pro Named 4th Largest Privately Owned Company in Central Florida Region

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LONGWOOD, FL – September 5th, 2014— Waste Pro has been named the fourth largest privately owned company in Central Florida, according to Orlando Business Journal’s Golden 100 Companies with revenues of $510 million.  The company has 2 million customers, 2,750 employees and more than 1,800 heavy trucks.

Waste Pro’s growth and increased market share in eight Southeastern states was also recently recognized as part of Waste 360’s 21st edition of their Industry Ranking.  In its Annual Hauling & Disposal ranking, the Waste 100, Waste Pro is ranked number11 among America’s largest waste collection companies. 

Waste Pro was founded in 2001 by John J. Jennings of Longwood who has built the company into the fastest growing in the United States.  “Our goal is to be the best in service, equipment and team members. Our future is very bright,” Jennings stated.

Private ownership makes Waste Pro particularly unique in its ability to expand operations and sustain consistant financial growth in a strategic and competitive manner.  Waste Pro continues  demonstrate its commitment and economic impact within the region.

Waste Pro’s position on the list this year is up two spots from that of last year.  Publicly traded and privately held companies are ranked yearly according to revenue generation from the hauling and disposal of various types of solid waste and overall growth during 2013.  Waste Pro is also listed as the 4th largest among privately owned hauling and disposal companies, also up from last year’s position.  

The overall growth of Waste Pro has been sytematic and strategic, gaining market share throughout their Southeastern footprint, including the addition of more than 250,000 new residential customers, resulting in a revenue increase from $414 million in 2012 to $464 million in 2013.  The increased recognition regionally and nationally positions Waste Pro well among the larger publicly held companies in the industry and further exemplifies the viability of its business model.

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 75 operating locations, Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 178 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.  

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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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