Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, is pleased to announce Doug Coenen as Midwest region landfill manager. In his new position, Coenen will oversee operations for 11 Advanced Disposal landfills in Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin. His responsibilities include acquiring and maintaining permits, sustaining compliance, improving environmental performance and developing operational efficiencies.

“Doug’s 33 years of experience in the solid waste industry coupled with his commitment to environmental stewardship make him the perfect leader for our Midwest landfill team,” said Vice President of Landfills Gerald Allen. “We are excited to welcome him to our team of environmental professionals.”

Coenen most recently served as director for two landfills for Waste Management. Coenen holds a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Wisconsin. 

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