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Meridian Waste Acquires Two C&D Landfills

Company enters the Tennessee market with two high-capacity landfills in Knoxville.

Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced its asset acquisition of two construction and demolition (C&D) landfills located in Knoxville, Tenn. Poplar View Landfill at 1730 McMillan Station Road and Riverside Landfill at 3330 Delrose Drive have access to downtown, major highways and area construction projects, noted the company.

“The Knoxville market presents an attractive expansion opportunity due to its strong economic outlook, record levels of commercial and business development and steady population growth,” said Wally Hall, CEO of Meridian Waste, in a statement. “With our purchase of the only high-capacity landfills in the Knox County region, we are well positioned to grow our market share and become a vital community partner and employer for the landfills’ existing employees.”

Poplar View Landfill and Riverside Landfill accept the following waste types: appliances (without compressors), asphalt, cardboard, common construction material, dirt, rock, concrete, furniture, metal, paper, shingles, roofing materials, wiring, brush and other landscaping waste, carpet, flooring, drywall, insulation, non-friable asbestos, plastic and wood.

Poplar View Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon ET. Riverside Landfill’s hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. Customers include municipalities and private waste haulers.

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