TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - GFL Environmental Inc. announced that
effective January 1, 2014, it has acquired The Garbage Company Inc.
("TGC"), a solid waste management company based in Calgary, Alberta,
giving GFL its first solid waste operation in Western Canada.
The GFL-Garbage Company combination will create a strong base for GFL to
grow its solid waste business in the West.
With the additional The Garbage Company Inc.'s 55 strong workforce, GFL
now employs more than 1,300 people and services more than 16,000
commercial, industrial and institutional customers and more than
875,000 households, across Canada. Warren Graumann, the founder of The
Garbage Company Inc. will stay on with GFL as its Regional Manager,
Solid Waste, Western Canada.
"By joining forces with The Garbage Company and its experienced and
committed workforce, GFL can offer our customers more services in more
locations than ever before," said Patrick Dovigi, President and CEO of
"Joining the GFL team allows TGC to maintain its entrepreneurial culture
and continue to promote our Employee Focused - Customer Driven philosophy as we expand into new markets in Western Canada" said TGC
President, Warren Graumann.
GFL, headquartered in Vaughan, ON, operates from more than 50 facilities
in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.
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SOURCE: GFL Environmental
For further information:
visit www.gflenv.com or contact Patrick Dovigi, President and CEO at email@example.com.