Profile: Waste Connections Inc (WCN.N)

WCN.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Waste Connections, Inc. (WCI), incorporated on September 9, 1997, is an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW), services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in the United States. The Company is a provider of non-hazardous exploration and production (E&P), waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas of the United States. As of December 31, 2012, it served residential, commercial, industrial and E&P customers from a network of operations in 31 states, which include 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. In March 2014, the Company incorporated a subsidiary company named Charge! Energy Storage, Inc.

The Company provides collection services to residential, commercial, industrial and E&P customers. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned or operated 42 MSW landfills, five E&P waste landfills, which accept E&P waste, and seven non-MSW landfills, which only accept construction and demolition, industrial and other non-putrescible waste. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned or operated 61 MSW transfer stations and seven E&P waste transfer stations with marine access. Transfer stations receive, compact and load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail or barge. The Company offers residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers recycling services for a range of recyclable materials, including cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles and ferrous and aluminum metals. The Company owns or operates 38 recycling processing operations and sells other collected recyclable materials to third parties for processing before resale.

As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned or operated 61 MSW transfer stations and seven E&P waste transfer stations with marine access. Transfer stations receive, compact and load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities via truck, rail or barge. Intermodal logistics is the movement of containers using two or more modes of transportation, usually including a rail or truck segment. The Company provides these services for containerized cargo primarily to international shipping companies importing and exporting goods through the Pacific Northwest. As of December 31, 2012, it owned or operated seven intermodal operations in Washington and Oregon. The Company’s fleet of double-stack railcars provides dedicated direct-line haul services among terminals in Portland, Tacoma and Seattle. The Company also provides its customers container and chassis sales and leasing services. The Company offer residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers recycling services for a range of recyclable materials, including cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles and ferrous and aluminum metals.

The Company own or operate 38 recycling processing operations and sell other collected recyclable materials to third parties for processing before resale. E&P waste is a term referring to the by-products resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity. These generally include waste created throughout the initial drilling and completion of an oil or natural gas well, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well’s operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances that require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up or pipeline rupture. As of December 31, 2012, the Company provided E&P waste treatment, recovery and/or disposal services from a network of five E&P waste landfills, 12 MSW landfills that also received E&P waste during the year ended December 31, 2012, 20 E&P liquid waste injection wells, 15 E&P waste treatment and recovery facilities and 19 oil recovery facilities.

The Company competes with Waste Management, Inc. and Republic Services, Inc.

Company Address

Waste Connections Inc

SUITE 110, 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLA
THE WOODLANDS   TX   77380
P: +1832.4422200
F: +1302.6365454

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