Waste Management Buys Nashville Recycling Facilities

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

December 20, 2012

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Waste Management Buys Nashville Recycling Facilities

Waste Management Inc. has purchased two recycling facilities in the Nashville, Tenn., area from QRS Inc.

Houston-based Waste Management bought the operations for an undisclosed amount, confirmed Ken Haldin, director – communications & community relations for the company. Further details were not available.

According to the website for the Louisville, Ky.-based QRS, the company operated the River Hills facility in Nashville and the Rivergate plant in Madison, Tenn., outside of Nashville.


About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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