Casella Named Vermont Legacy Enterprise by University of Vermont
What began in 1975 as a single truck waste collection company has grown to become one of the largest recyclers and most experienced fully integrated resource management companies in the eastern
“We’re honored to receive this award, and to be recognized for our efforts in creating and nurturing a business committed to sustainability, innovation, and excellence,” said
Enterprises are nominated across four categories, and judged on the financial success of the company, governance of the enterprise, contributions to the community and industry, and innovative business practices or strategies.
Casella was recognized for its innovation and sustained excellence in the sustainability space and as one of the first companies in its industry to understand the importance of sustainability reporting and greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
In 2005 Casella joined the
For more than 30 years UVM has been a customer and collaborative partner of Casella’s, providing dozens of alumni for internships and employment, working together on cutting edge research to help improve the environment and the resource management industry, and utilizing Casella’s suite of services to achieve their collective sustainability goals.
“Part of what makes this recognition so special is that it comes from a true partner, and while it is our company that received the award, it has been a collaboration all along the way,” Casella said. “We’ve celebrated each other’s successes, and worked through each other’s challenges, and that makes receiving an award like this even more gratifying.”
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Such risks and uncertainties include or relate to, among other things, the following: the ability to lower or maintain the Company’s greenhouse gas emissions through recycling, energy production, and carbon sequestration services; and the impact of changes to, or new, statutory, regulatory and legal requirements. There are a number of other important risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. These additional risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, those detailed in Item 1A, “Risk Factors” in the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
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Source: Casella Waste Systems, Inc.