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Waste Industries Purchases Wilmington, N.C.-based Pink-Trash

According to a WilmingtonBiz report, Waste Industries will honor Pink-Trash rates for residential and commercial customers for both trash and recycling services.

Waste Industries has just purchased Wilmington, N.C.-based Pink-Trash, an area trash and recycling pickup service. The deal went into effect on March 1.

According to a WilmingtonBiz report, Raleigh-based Waste Industries has already begun informing customers about the purchase. In addition, Waste Industries said it will honor Pink-Trash rates for residential and commercial customers for both trash and recycling services.

Pink-Trash launched in 2011 and is known for its pink trash cans. As part of its business model, the company donated 1 percent of its customers’ bills toward cancer treatment.

WilmingtonBiz has more information:

Pink-Trash, a locally owned trash and recycling pickup service, has been purchased by Waste Industries, Pink-Trash officials said Monday.

The deal took effect March 1.

“It’s a highly transitional period. It all just happened,” Kelly Buffalino, owner and president of Pink-Trash, said Monday, adding that additional details about the company changeover could be released in the coming days.

Read the full article here.

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