Waste Services Completes Sale of Jacksonville Operations



    BURLINGTON, Ontario, March 5 /CNW/ -- Waste Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:   WSII)
today announced that it has completed the sale of its Jacksonville, Florida
area hauling and materials recycling operations and construction demolition
debris landfill to Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. and has used $42.5 million
of the proceeds to reduce its term loans.
    Waste Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is a multi-regional
integrated solid waste services company that provides collection, transfer,
disposal and recycling services in the United States and Canada.  The
company's web site is http://www.wasteservicesinc.com.  Information on the
company's web site does not form part of this press release.




For further information:

For further information: Edwin D. Johnson, Executive Vice President and 
Chief Financial Officer of Waste Services, Inc., +1-561-237-3400 Web Site:
http://www.wasteservicesinc.com

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