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Meridian Waste Closes Sunrise Sanitation Acquisition And Enters South Carolina Market

Feb 3, 2021
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Meridian Waste Closes Sunrise Sanitation Acquisition

And Enters South Carolina Market Southeastern Footprint Expands to Company’s Seventh State


GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 3, 2021)Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announced today it closed on the purchase of Sunrise Sanitation in the greater Greenville, S.C., marketplace, thereby expanding operations to the company’s seventh state.  


The acquisition includes the assets of Sunrise Sanitation, Inc. located in Easley, S.C. The terms of the purchase agreement remain private. This marks Meridian Waste’s first acquisition within South Carolina and the fourteenth acquisition since the company transitioned to private stock under the ownership of Warren Equity Partners (WEP) in April 2018. 


The Sunrise Sanitation acquisition includes residential subscription and commercial contracts in Anderson and Greenville Counties, S.C.  The frontline team members of Sunshine Sanitation remain with Meridian Waste team ensuring a seamless transition and quality service.  


Greenville is South Carolina’s largest market and has grown two percent per year during the last ten years. 


South Carolina is the seventh state in which Meridian Waste now operates. To learn more, visit  


About Meridian Waste 

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., 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., Northeast Fla., Knoxville, Tenn., Raleigh, N.C., and Greenville, SC servicing more than 104,796 residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the company operates seven transfer stations/materials recycling facilities (MRFs), three municipal solid waste landfills, and three C&D landfills in which 920,814 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information,

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