(Amendment No. 2)

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 18, 2022
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Delaware 000-23211 03-0338873
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
25 Greens Hill Lane,
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (802775-0325
Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A common stock, $0.01 par value per shareCWSTThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
(Nasdaq Global Select Market)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
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Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 21, 2022, Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Current Report on Form 8-K (the “Form 8-K”) to announce the appointment of Edmond R. Coletta as the Company’s President and Chief Financial Officer, effective July 1, 2022. On June 22, 2022, the Company filed an amendment to the Form 8-K (as amended, the “Amended Form 8-K”) to report that in connection with such promotion, the Company had entered into an amended and restated employment agreement with Mr. Coletta, effective as of July 1, 2022.
The Company is filing this amendment to the Amended Form 8-K to disclose that in connection with Mr. Coletta’s appointment as President and Chief Financial Officer, on July 27, 2022, the Company’s Board of Directors approved the grant of a stock option award to Mr. Coletta to purchase 75,000 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock (the “Option”), which grant will be effective on August 1, 2022 (the “Grant Date”). The exercise price of the Option will be the closing price of the Company’s Class A Common Stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on the Grant Date. The Option will vest in five equal annual installments on each of the first five anniversaries of the Grant Date.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 29, 2022 By: /s/ Edmond R. Coletta
  Edmond R. Coletta
  President and Chief Financial Officer