EarthCare Awarded Ft. Lauderdale Recyclables Contract

Dallas -- EarthCare Company has announced that its South Florida subsidiary, EarthCare Resource Management of Florida, Inc., is expected to be awarded a contract to collect curbside commingled recyclable solid waste from 40,000 homes in the city of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The contract is expected to close in July 2001 following normal governmental approvals. EarthCare also announced that it recently concluded the purchase of a solid waste collection company in South Florida that services commercial, industrial and construction customers.