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Meridian Waste Names Tom Flannagan as Director Virginia Landfills

Sep 17, 2018
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PETERSBURG, Va. (September 17, 2018) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, is pleased to name Tom Flannagan as director – Virginia landfills overseeing the company’s two Virginia landfills in Petersburg and Lunenburg, Va.

Flannagan will be responsible for all compliance, safety, operations and budgets for Tri City Regional Landfill and Lunenburg Landfill. He has more than 22 years of industry experience most recently serving as project director for Charah Solutions (NYSE: CHRA) and prior to that general manager for Advanced Disposal (NYSE: ADSW) leading operations for two landfills in the Midwest region, including the company’s largest landfill in the U.S.

“We could not have selected a more qualified leader for our Virginia disposal sites. Tom’s focus on safety and environmental compliance coupled with his drive to build a culture for success through accountability make him our first choice,” said Walter “Wally” Hall, CEO of Meridian Waste. “We are proud to have him join the Meridian Waste team of environmental professionals.”

Flannagan’s areas of expertise include environmental compliance, multi-site operations, safety, audits, process optimization and stakeholder relationship building. He is licensed to operate solid waste facilities in four states. He holds a national certification with Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO), and Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), Commonwealth of Virginia, Waste Management Facility Operator License Class II. In addition, he is a two-time award winner of “Landfill of the Year” for Republic Services, Southern Region at two different facilities.

About Meridian Waste
Headquartered in Greensboro, Ga., Meridian Waste is a company defined by our commitment to servicing our customers, caring for and engaging our employees and generating financial value for our shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. We are proud to be called garbage men and women with our core waste business centered on residential, commercial and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the Company operates in St. Louis, Mo., Richmond, Va., Blacksburg, Va., and Augusta, Ga., servicing over 140,000 residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential and roll-off trucks, the Company operates two transfer stations, two recycling facilities, and three municipal solid waste landfills in which we safely dispose of 560,524 tons of waste annually. For more information, visit 

Released Sep 17, 2018

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