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New Bedford Waste Services Announces Plans to Open Zero Waste Facility in Fall 2018

The new 100,000-square-foot facility is reportedly fully funded.

New Bedford Waste Services, LLC, a sister company of ABC Disposal service, has announced plans for a zero waste facility in Rochester, Mass. The company said that it has secured financing for the 100,000-square-foot facility, which will open in the fall of 2018.

The facility will accept waste from municipal, residential and commercial properties. It will sort waste manually and mechanically, sorting out recyclable materials and compacting the rest to be used as a fuel alternative to coal.

This announcement comes after several setbacks including a fire to the building in Rochester and a bankruptcy case.

Cape News has more:

New Bedford Waste Services, LLC, announced recently that it has secured financing to construct its proposed "zero-waste" recycling facility in Rochester.

According to a release issued on December 27, the company plans to open the 100,000-square-foot facility, known as Zero Waste Solutions or ZWS, in the fall.

New Bedford Waste is a sister company of ABC Disposal Service, a regional waste hauling and recycling company that has a number of municipal contracts on Cape Cod, including one with Mashpee.

“We are very pleased to now have completed the long process to finish the financing of the ZERO Waste Solutions facility,” said chief executive officer Michael A. Camara of ABC. “Combining the capabilities of our network of transfer stations and our extensive hauling operations along with the innovative processing technologies of ZWS will allow us to improve our ability to recover a larger percentage of materials which will be diverted from disposal.”

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