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Meridian Waste Helps to Keep Callahan Beautiful

Nov 19, 2019
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 Four Tons of Waste Collected in First Annual Community Cleanup 


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 18, 2019) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, cleared four tons of waste from the Town of Callahan on the first annual Community Cleanup Day.

On Saturday, November 16, the Town of Callahan participated in theKeep Nassau Beautiful, an affiliate of the national Keep America Beautifulefforts. To support the inaugural event,  Meridian Waste donated disposal services including the use of one rear-load truck and two roll-off containers for the efforts.

“This was the first annual Community Cleanup Day and it was quite successful,” said Meridian Waste District Manager Dave Shepler. “Meridian Waste began service for the Town of Callahan on October 1 and we’re so proud to be a part of this beautiful community. Clean and safe environments are our top priority.”

Volunteers for the event helped to clean up debris from roadways, public parks, and schools. Over 80 citizens participated by properly disposing of four-tons of waste. Accepted waste included residential trash and bulk trash, residential yard waste, residential construction debris, prescription drugs, and propane tanks. Vouchers were provided to drop off up to eight car- and light-duty truck tires. No hazardous waste was accepted.


PHOTO 1: Meridian Waste volunteers Crystal Sikes, Marty Kelly, April Waters, Ricky Rochester, Donna West, and Ricky Williams.


PHOTO 2: Meridian Waste Drivers Volunteer with their roll-off container trucks, and a rear-load garbage truck.


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 119,000 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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