Veolia acquires assets from Allied Waste

Veolia ES Solid Waste, formerly Onyx Waste Services, has acquired solid waste collection, hauling and recycling services in Charleston, Ill. and Clarion, Pa. from Allied Waste Services. The acquisition affects Coles, Cumberland, Moultrie, Douglas and Shelby counties in Illinois and the Pennsylvania counties of Clarion, Forest and Jefferson.

“Growth through these acquisitions is an important part of Veolia’s strategic plan to expand our operations and serve more customers and communities throughout the country,” said Paul Jenks, president and chief executive officer for Veolia, in a press release. “We are proud to acquire these two operations from Allied Waste, which is such a well-respected organization. We continue to look for additional strategic opportunities to grow through acquisitions that support our business plan.”

Details of the acquisitions were not disclosed.