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Meridian Waste Acquires West Transfer Station in Missouri

Aug 30, 2019
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (August 30, 2019)– Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced today it has completed the acquisition of the West Transfer Station outside of St. Louis, Missouri and the related hauling business, effective September 1, 2019. 

Meridian Waste Missouri, LLC acquired the municipal solid waste (MSW) transfer station permit #0418302 known as the West Transfer Station. The purchase also includes commercial, industrial and residential subscription contracts located in the counties of St. Charles, Franklin, Lincoln and Warren.

Under the previous ownership, the West Transfer Station, located at 2730 Veteran's Memorial Pkwy, had not been operational for the last 10 years.  However, the permit is active under the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the site is permitted to accept MSW waste from commercial and residential customers. The accepted waste will be properly disposed of at Meridian Waste’s Eagle Ridge Landfill in Bowling Green, Mo. 

“This acquisition represents smart, efficient and environmentally beneficial industry best practices in a competitive marketplace resulting in enhanced service performance, consolidated trucking routes, and greater internalization into the company’s disposal assets,” said Dave Lavender, Meridian Waste’s Chief Operating Officer.  “As Meridian Waste evaluates and improves financial and operational margins, the marketplace will see continued proactive decisions to shed itself of unprofitable contracts, in particular underperforming residential governmental contracts that restrict the ability to adjust to market conditions, and shift towards geographic areas where we can internalize volumes and maximize overall company performance.  It’s truly a win for all, most importantly the customers we serve in the north and west St. Louis marketplace.” 

This purchase represents the tenth acquisition since Warren Equity’s acquisition of Meridian Waste in April 2018. 

New Meridian Waste customers can contact customer care at (314) 291-3131 or via email at  [email protected]


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About Meridian Waste 

Headquartered in Charlotte, NC., 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., Richmond, Va., Blacksburg, Va., Augusta, Ga., Northeast Florida St. Louis, Mo and Knoxville, Tenn., servicing more than 114,000 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 890,676 tons of waste are safely disposed annually. For more information, visit

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