Waste Management Acquires Metro Waste Disposal in Ohio

Waste Management has acquired Metro Waste Disposal, which primarily serves commercial customers in the Ohio communities of Cleveland, Akron and Canton. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“It's a privilege for Waste Management to join with Metro Disposal to create an expanded service oriented company, capable of meeting the growing needs of customers in northeastern Ohio,” said Denise Gretz, Waste Management area vice president, in a press release.

Customers will continue to see trucks from both companies while the Metro Disposal trucks are rebranded with Waste Management signage. “Merging two of the area's best companies will enhance the ability of the combined firm to serve the future needs of our customers,” Metro Disposal President Mike O'Donnell added in a press release.