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Community Happenings

Garbage Men & Women Doing Good in the Community 

Here you will find a selection of our stories from the communities we serve and the environmental heroes who are part of the Meridian Waste team. 

Meridian Waste Acquires Coble's Sandrock Coble's Container Service
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Meridian Waste North Carolina, LLC announced the acquisition of two related companies located in Liberty, NC with Coble’s Sandrock, Inc. a permitted construction and demolition debris (C&D) landfill along with the assets of Coble’s Container Service, LLC, a roll off collection company.

Jacksonville Hiring Event A Success on the Westside
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Meridian Waste held a team member hiring event at its hauling operations facility located at 2078 Lane Avenue North in Jacksonville, FL on Saturday, August 26 with 122 candidates for commercial driver's license (CDL) drivers, helpers, mechanics, and dispatch positions.

Thank You Meridian Waste - Lunenburg County Youth Baseball League
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Lunenburg County Youth Baseball League, Inc Board of Directors express much appreciation for the monetary donation in the amount of $2000 to our World Series Fund. 

A Slip Sliding Success at the Meridian Waste Shotwell Environmental Park Summer Splash Bash
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Meridian Waste celebrated its third annual Summer Splash Bash at its Shotwell Environmental Park on Saturday, August 19 with 617 guests from the surrounding areas of Wake and Johnston Counties. 

Meridian Waste Invests In Life-saving Measures Throughout All Operating Facilities
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Meridian Waste has provided financial and employee training with $15,700 and 113 hours, respectively, to upgrade and protect its team members with the installation and personnel training of automated external defibrillator (AED) equipment and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) first aid training in all company operating locations.  Meridian Waste places great importance on the safety and health of the company's most vital assets, its people. 

Please Don’t Go!
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Golden Retriever puppy, Harvey Messinger (pictured at eleven (11) weeks old) pouts as his dad, Patrick Messinger, now Area President - North Carolina, prepares for work at Meridian Waste.

Paris 2024 Olympic Torch Made of Recycled Steel
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Images of the torch that will carry the Olympic fire at the opening ceremony of the 2024 Paris Games next summer have been finally revealed. The redesigned torch features a sleek silver-colored cylinder that is made of recycled steel in an effort to reduce the carbon footprint of the 2,000 torches that will be produced for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

An Afternoon Summer Squall Approaches Meridian Waste's Lunenburg Landfill
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An afternoon summer squall approaches Meridian Waste’s Lunenburg Landfill in July as crews near the end of dirt placement in preparation of laying the geo-grid which provides structural integrity to the soil to prevent settlement prior to laying the geo-textile membrane that will protect the ground water from the waste placed within Lunenburg Landfill.

Garbage Man to Harvard Student - Conor Walsh, Intern Spring/Summer 2023
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Today, we bid a fond farewell to Conor Walsh who has served Meridian Waste HQ as our 2022-2023 Intern. Conor will be enjoying a few more weeks of summer prior to attending Harvard University as a Freshman and  Harvard football team player starting in August 2023.

When freedom rings, Meridian Waste / ECO Waste is here to serve!
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The City of Greer, SC hosted ~15,000 citizens and guests Saturday, June 24, 2023 to celebrate the upcoming Independence Day national holiday. The Greer Freedom Blast hosted live music, an incredible fireworks display, vendors and other special festivities to celebrate the freedoms and privilege we have as U.S. citizens.


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