FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2015) – Advanced Disposal, an integrated environmental services company, has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Earth First, LLC based in Fort Wayne, Ind. The acquisition allows Advanced Disposal to enter a new market and includes a hauling facility, transfer station, commercial and residential customers in Allen County, Ind.

“This acquisition strengthens our existing Indiana footprint, providing the company with a new market entry to fuel growth and drive internalization utilizing the existing transfer station to efficiently and safely transport waste materials for final disposal at our Hoosier Landfill in Claypool, Ind.,” said Dave Lavender, Advanced Disposal’s region vice president. “New market expansion is exciting on multiple fronts as it becomes a springboard for greater opportunity and talent acquisition. The employees who are joining the company from Earth First are top tier professionals, and we welcome them to our Advanced Disposal family.”

About Advanced Disposal

Advanced Disposal brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment.  As the fifth largest solid waste company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 18 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations. We welcome you to learn more at or follow us on Facebook.

Mary O’Brien, Chief Marketing Officer
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