Waste Industries to build landfill in North Carolina

Waste Industries USA Inc., Raleigh, N.C., has signed a 25-year agreement with Wake County, N.C., to build and manage a landfill in Holly Springs, N.C., according to a company press release. The landfill, slated to open in late 2007, is expected to earn $6 million in first-year profits. “We are very pleased that the county leaders selected our company to construct and operate this landfill which we believe will help meet the disposal needs of our growing communities for years to come,” said president and CEO Jim W. Perry in the release.