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Meridian Waste Acquires Two C&D Landfills in Knoxville

Nov 21, 2018
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Company Enters the Tennessee Market with the Only High Capacity Landfills in the Region


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2018) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced its asset acquisition of two construction and demolition landfills located in Knoxville, Tenn. today. Poplar View Landfill, located at 1730 McMillan Station Rd., and Riverside Landfill, located at 3330 Delrose Dr., have easy access to downtown, major highways and area construction projects.

“The Knoxville market presents an attractive expansion opportunity due to its strong economic outlook, record levels of commercial and business development, and steady population growth,” said Wally Hall, CEO of Meridian Waste. “With our purchase of the only high capacity landfills in the Knox County region, we are well positioned to grow our market share and become a vital community partner and employer for the landfill’s existing employees.”

Poplar View Landfill and Riverside Landfill accept the following waste types: appliances (without compressors), asphalt, cardboard, common construction material, dirt, rock, concrete, furniture, metal, paper, shingles, roofing materials, wiring, brush and other landscaping waste, carpet, flooring, drywall, insulation, non-friable asbestos, plastic and wood.

Poplar View Landfill is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. Riverside Landfill’s hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Customers include municipalities and private waste haulers.

New Meridian Waste customers can contact customer care at (865) 607-8489 for Riverside Landfill and (865) 525-7720 for Poplar View Landfill or via email at CustomerCareKnoxvilleTN@MeridianWaste.com. Customers are encouraged to sign up for service alerts to be notified by email and/or text of issues such as severe weather events, road closures and holidays affecting the landfills’ schedule. They can sign up at: www.meridianwaste.com/service-alert-signup/.

About Meridian Waste
Headquartered in Greensboro, Ga., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business is centered on residential, commercial and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in St. Louis, Mo., Richmond, Va., Blacksburg, Va., Augusta, Ga., Macon, Ga., Northeast Florida and Knoxville, Tenn., servicing over 143,000 residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential and roll-off trucks, the company operates one transfer station, three recycling facilities, three municipal solid waste landfills and two C&D landfills in which 955,800 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit MeridianWaste.com. 

Media Contact:
Mary O’Brien
(904) 616-5322
MObrien@MeridianWaste.com

 

Released Nov 21, 2018