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WM acquires Greenstar, LLC

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) announced that its subsidiary, WM Recycle America, LLC, has acquired Greenstar, LLC from NTR plc.

In 2012, the acquired operations of Greenstar and its subsidiaries managed approximately 1.5 million tons of recycled material for over 12,000 customers through 12 material recovery facilities, including seven single-stream plants, and a brokerage business for recovered material. With this acquisition, Waste Management will have capacity to manage approximately 15 million tons annually of recyclable materials for municipal, industrial, and commercial customers.

Operational activities at these facilities will continue as normal while integration with WM proceeds.