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Meridian Waste and the City of Winfield Collected 68 Tons of Flood Debris in Community Cleanup Day

Jul 1, 2019
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 Company Provided Free Roll-off Containers and Disposal


ST. LOUIS, Mo. (July 1, 2019) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, partnered with the City of Winfield and other event organizers for a community-wide cleanup yesterday and collected more than 68 tons of flood debris. More than 160 volunteers collected debris from homes and businesses throughout the City, and as a result, more than 137,000 pounds were properly disposed.

Area residents and church volunteers, after a Sunday morning onsite blessing and service, helped clean up the City and their homes and dispose of all flood-related debris for free in Meridian Waste provided roll-off containers located within the City. Meridian Waste also waived all disposal fees at its Winfield Transfer Station to help residents during this community-wide cleanup event.

“Hard times can often bring a community together and make it even stronger than before, and that was the feeling throughout Winfield today,” said Bob Mathis, Meridian Waste’s general manager. “Meridian Waste is in the business of a clean environment, but beyond that, we are members of the Winfield community and simply honored to help.”

City of Winfield residents who were impacted by the recent flood were invited to participate in the event, which was also organized and sponsored by Redemption Road and Calvary Chapel Churches and Sundae Funday Café.

 

 Flood cleanup volunteers

Flood cleanup debris

Flood cleanup rolloff

Flood cleanup truck

Photo 1: Community volunteers met at the Winfield Fairgrounds at the beginning of today’s flood cleanup day.

Photo 2: Pre-cleanup flood debris that was picked up and properly disposed of during today’s community-wide cleanup day.

Photo 3: Meridian Waste roll-off containers were placed throughout the City today for flood debris. The roll-off containers and disposal at the Winfield Transfer Station were donated by Meridian Waste.

Photo 4: A Meridian Waste roll-off truck carrying a portion of the more than 68 tons of flood debris collected today.


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., Richmond, Va., Blacksburg, Va., Augusta, Ga., Northeast Florida St. Louis, Mo and Knoxville, Tenn., servicing more than 140,000 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 annually. For more information, visit MeridianWaste.com.

 

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