WM Subsidiary Buys Medical Waste Collection Firm

WM Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, has purchased Mountain High Medical Disposal Services Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

According to a press release, “the purchase will better serve the needs of Waste Management’s healthcare customers in the Salt Lake City area and Idaho.”

“Our acquisition of Mountain High Medical Disposal Services complements our overall healthcare offering so we can now provide multiple waste services to the healthcare industry,” said Ron Pierce, vice president of WM Healthcare Solutions, in a press release. “This investment represents an important strategic opportunity to offer disposal options, consulting and cost savings for hospitals, clinics, laboratories, doctors' offices and a variety of other healthcare operations in and around Utah and Idaho. The acquisition also adds to our capacity and geographic presence to treat and manage waste from healthcare customers.”