Stephen Ursery, Editor, Waste Age Magazine

October 12, 2004

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Allied Waste Announces Organizational Restructuring

Scottsdale, Ariz. — In a filing with the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Allied Waste Industries Inc., Scottsdale, Ariz., stated that it will eliminate 30 jobs as part of a organizational restructuring. According to the filing, the firm, which divides itself on a geographical basis, "will eliminate its four areas and reduce the number of regions by three. In addition, certain other districts will be re-aligned. These actions reflect the company’s on-going efforts to maximize efficiency and improve effective and are expected to be substantially complete in the fourth quarter of 2004."

"Related restructuring and other costs are anticipated to be between $5 million and $10 million," the company adds in the filing. "These costs will include employee severance, employee relocation and other items to be recognized primarily in the fourth quarter of 2004."

Allied Waste announced last week that Charles Cotros was replacing Tom Van Weelden as chairman and CEO, effective immediately.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Ursery

Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360

Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.

Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.

Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.

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