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GFL, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, is a diversified environmental services company providing a comprehensive line of solid waste, infrastructure and soil remediation and liquid waste management services through its platform of facilities across Canada and in the U.S. GFL has a workforce of more than 6,000 employees and provides its broad range of environmental services to more than 60,000 commercial and industrial customers and its solid waste collection services to more than 2.3 million households. 

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GFL files registration statement and preliminary prospectus for initial public offering

GFL Environmental Inc. (together with GFL Environmental Holdings Inc., "GFL") announced last week the filing of a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and a preliminary base PREP prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada ("Canadian Regulators") for a proposed initial public offering ("IPO") of subordinate voting shares concurrently in the United States and Canada. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the IPO have not yet been determined.

GFL Environmental and Waste Industries announce merger

GFL Environmental Inc. ("GFL") based out of Toronto, and Raleigh, North Carolina-based Waste Industries have announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement in a transaction that values Waste Industries at a total enterprise value of US$2.825 billion (approximately C$3.65 billion). The transaction, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2018, is subject to customary regulatory approvals. 

​GFL Environmental announces $5.125 Billion recapitalization with new investors led by BC Partners and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan

GFL Environmental Inc. has announced it has entered into an agreement to recapitalize GFL Environmental Holdings Inc. with investors led by BC Partners, including Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, and others. The transaction implies a total GFL enterprise value of approximately $5.125 billion, making GFL one of the largest environmental services companies in North America. 

GFL Acquires Smithrite Disposal and Carney's Waste Systems

GFLEnvironmental Inc. has  announced closing of the acquisition of Smithrite Disposal and Carney's Waste Systems. Smithrite and Carney's are the premier independent solid waste service providers in British Columbia, providing solid waste, recyclable and organic food waste collection, hauling, processing and management services to municipal, commercial and industrial customers in the lower mainland, Fraser Valley, B.C. Interior and "Sea to Sky Corridor" in British Columbia. The acquisition will complement and extend GFL's existing solid and liquid waste operations in British Columbia. Gordon Smith, the son of the original founders of Smithrite Disposal, Ascher and Irene Smith, will remain with GFL working to integrate and continue to build the combined business.

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GFL acquires Accuworx Canadian operations

GFL Environmental Inc. ("GFL") has closed the acquisition of the Canadian operations of Accuworx Inc. including Sure Horizon Environmental Inc., based in Brampton, Ontario. Since its founding in 1989 by Jason Rosset, Accuworx has grown to be a leading provider of "cradle to cradle" environmental solutions for a broad base of liquid waste customers throughout Ontario. Accuworx's services include industrial cleaning, emergency response, soil and groundwater remediation and liquid waste management, which will complement and extend the service offerings of GFL's existing liquid waste business in Ontario. Jason Rosset will remain with GFL working to further develop the customer base of our combined operations. 

GFL Shares Bio-Cycle Sustainability Story

At the Farm Forum Event in early December, in Calgary, GFL's Bio-Cycle Solutions hosted a tour of the Nutrient Recycling Centre where they collect the organic waste needed to make their fertilizer product, Bio-Sul. Director of Organic Solutions for Green for Life, Don Francis, says the Centre collects about 35,000 tonnes of organic waste a year from restaurants and grocery stores in the Calgary area. The organic waste is removed from it's packaging at the facility, and turned into what they like to call "goo", which gets mixed with carbon, straw and wood waste at one of their compost sites.

GFL Environmental Continues Strong Growth

GFL Environmental Inc. has announced that it has acquired Johnson Waste Management Ltd., the second largest commercial solid waste service provider in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Johnson Waste has been the leading independent provider of front end and roll off collection services in Manitoba and nearby Kenora, Ontario for over 17 years. GFL will commence servicing the City of Winnipeg municipal collection contract in October 2017 and with its acquisition of Johnson Waste, will offer customers a full range of solid waste services in Manitoba.  "Johnson Waste has been a recognized market leader in Manitoba for its customer service and committed management team led by the Johnson family.  GFL and Johnson Waste share the same philosophy and desire to bring innovation and service excellence to our customers.  We are excited to have Jeff Johnson and all the employees of Johnson Waste join the GFL team." said Patrick Dovigi, GFL's Founder and CEO.    

GFL Environmental Inc. acquires B.C. organics processor and completes first U.S. merger

Toronto-based GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL) announced at the end of September, its completed merger of Rizzo Environmental Services, Inc. and its subsidiary companies with a new U.S. subsidiary of GFL. The company also announced that it has completed the acquisition of Enviro-Smart Organics Ltd. and West Coast Lawns, a state of the art organics waste processing facility and turf farm in Delta, British Columbia. According to GFL, the Enviro-Smart acquisition confirms GFL's commitment to investing in leading edge environmental processes that can be applied and offered to customers from other GFL facilities.

GFL to Acquire Liquid Waste Collection Operation in Vancouver, British Columbia

GFL Environmental Inc. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of M&R Environmental Ltd. (M&R). M & R has been a market leader in liquid waste collections in Canada's third largest market, Vancouver, British Columbia, for more than 20 years. The transaction is scheduled to close on July 1, 2015, subject to a number of conditions.