Casella Waste Systems Acquires Northstar Pulp and Paper

Casella provides integrated solid waste, recycling, and resource management services in the northeastern United States.

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Casella Waste Systems Acquires Northstar Pulp and Paper

March 2, 2022

RUTLAND, Vt., March 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional vertically integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced that it has acquired the assets of Northstar Pulp & Paper Co., Inc., Northstar Disposal Corp., and certain real estate holdings (collectively “Northstar”) on March 1, 2022.

Northstar is a leading resource management company located in Springfield, Massachusetts focused on recycling processing, brokerage services, and collection across the northeast for industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. The Company expects to generate approximately $26 million of annualized revenues from the Northstar acquisition.

“We are very excited about the acquisition of Northstar, as their operations and services will integrate well across our footprint and provide a great opportunity to expand services to customers,” said John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. “We continue to selectively invest in expanding our resource management services to industrial, institutional and commercial customers as leading organizations strive to reduce their environmental footprint. The Northstar acquisitions fits well with this strategy and gives us a great platform to drive further profitable growth while increasing our resource management services.”

“David Goodman and his family have built an outstanding company focused on great customer service, and we are excited for their help and leadership in integrating Northstar and driving future growth,” Casella said. “We warmly welcome the Northstar employees and customers to Casella, and plan to provide the same exceptional services into the future.”

“With the acquisition of Northstar, we have acquired approximately $30 million of annualized revenues year-to-date in 2022,” Casella said. “Our acquisition pipeline remains robust, and we believe that there is continued opportunity to increase cash flow across our footprint through execution of our growth strategy.”

About Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., headquartered in Rutland, Vermont, provides solid waste management services consisting of collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the northeastern United States. For further information, investors should contact Ned Coletta, chief financial officer at (802) 772-2239, and media should contact Joseph Fusco, vice president at (802) 772-2247, or visit the company’s website at http://www.casella.com.

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Investors:
Ned Coletta
Chief Financial Officer
(802) 772-2239

Media:
Joseph Fusco
Vice President
(802) 772-2247

http://www.casella.com


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