Waste Connections

Waste Connections is a provider of shredding, waste recycling and garbage collection services for residents and commercial sectors. Read more

Worthing F. Jackman's photo - President & CEO of Waste Connections

President & CEO

Worthing F. Jackman

CEO Approval Rating

72/100

Founded:

1997

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEWCN

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Stericycle is Waste Connections's biggest rival. Stericycle was founded in Bannockburn, Illinois} in 1989. Like Waste Connections, Stericycle also competes in the Waste Management Services sector. Compared to Waste Connections, Stericycle generates $2.9B less revenue.

WM is Waste Connections's #2 rival. WM's headquarters is in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 1968. Like Waste Connections, WM also competes in the Waste Management Services space. WM generates 284% of Waste Connections's revenue.

GFL is Waste Connections's #3 competitor. GFL was founded in 2007 in Vaughan, Ontario. Like Waste Connections, GFL also works within the Waste Management Services sector. GFL generates $1.9B less revenue than Waste Connections.

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Waste Connections Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$5.5B

Waste Connections's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.8B. Over the last four quarters, Waste Connections's revenue has grown by 6.9%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.4B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.4B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.4B; in Q2 2020, Waste Connections's revenue was $1.3B.

Waste Connections Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
American Disposal Services, Inc.

Dec 2018

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undisclosed
ADSI is a provider of solid waste collecting, recycling and dumpster rental services for property managers, waste brokers and local businesses.
Groot Industries, Inc.

Jan 2017

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undisclosed
Groot is a provider of waste management, trash removal and dumpster rental services.
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.

Jan 2016

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$2.7B
Progressive Waste Solution provides waste collection, recycling, industrial waste management and more environmental services for businesses and homes.
R360 Environmental Solutions

Sep 2012

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$1.3B
R360 is an oilfield environmental solutions company providing E&P waste management, marine transfer stations, and solid waste treatment facilities.
Alaska Waste

Aug 2011

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undisclosed
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These are all the companies that Waste Connections has acquired. Waste Connections has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was American Disposal Services, Inc. in Dec 2018. ADSI is a provider of solid waste collecting, recycling and dumpster rental services for property managers, waste brokers and local businesses.

Waste Connections Funding History

Since Waste Connections was founded in 1997, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Waste Connections has raised $449.0M. Waste Connections' last funding round was on Mar 2011 for a total of $250.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Mar 2011
$250M
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Debt
Oct 2009
$175M
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IPO
May 1998
$24M

Since Waste Connections was founded in 1997, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total Waste Connections has raised $449.0M. Waste Connections' last funding round was on Mar 2011 for a total of $250.0M

Waste Connections Investments

No recent investments found related to Waste Connections

These are all the companies that Waste Connections has invested in. Waste Connections has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was American Disposal Services, Inc. in Dec 2018. ADSI is a provider of solid waste collecting, recycling and dumpster rental services for property managers, waste brokers and local businesses.

Waste Connections News

November 11, 2020News Break

Waste Connections Should Continue To Outperform Its Peers | News Break

Waste Connections is one of the best companies in a recession-resilient industry. It may not be the i... See more »
October 29, 2020Construction & Demolition Recycling

Waste Connections Q3 revenue exceeds outlook as commercial activity continues rebound

Waste Connections says the impacts to solid waste activity from COVID-19 that the company experienced... See more »
October 28, 2020MarketScreener

Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

(marketscreener.com) TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. today announced i... See more »
October 28, 2020St Louis Post Dispatch

3Q Earnings Snapshot

VAUGHAN, Ontario (AP) - Waste Connections Inc. (WCN) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $1... See more »
September 18, 2020MarketScreener

Announces Dates For Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release And Upcoming Management Presentations

(marketscreener.com) TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. announced that i... See more »
September 14, 2020Construction & Demolition Recycling

Waste Connections' Ron Mittelstaedt talks changes, future of waste

At the opening keynote of WasteExpo Together Online, Mittelstaedt offered his perspective on his more... See more »

Waste Connections Press Releases

August 6, 2019CentralCharts

Waste Connections Renews Normal Course Issuer Bid For Share Repurchases

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or... See more »
March 26, 2019PR Newswire

Waste Connections Announces Dates For First Quarter 2019 Earnings Release And Upcoming Management Presentations

TORONTO, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" ... See more »
February 13, 2019StreetInsider

Waste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" o... See more »
February 6, 2019streetinsider

Renewable Natural Gas Production Begins at David City Landfill

DAVID CITY, Neb., Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aria Energy announces the commissioning of a land... See more »
December 10, 2018PR Newswire

Waste Connections Completes Previously Announced Acquisition Of Multi-Market Company

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" o... See more »
December 10, 2018StreetInsider

Waste Connections Completes Previously Announced Acquisition Of Multi-Market Company

Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced that i... See more »
July 24, 2018PR Newswire

Waste Connections Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results And Raises Full Year Outlook

- Revenue of $1.240 billion, exceeding outlook - Net income attributable to Waste Connections of $138... See more »

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Waste Connections Headquarters

3 Waterway Square Place Suite 110

The Woodlands, Texas77380

815-478-7274

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Waste Connections Summary

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Overview

Waste Connections is a provider of shredding, waste recycling and garbage collection services for residents and commercial sectors. Waste Connections was founded in 1997. Waste Connections' headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, USA 77380. I...

CEO

Waste Connections's President & CEO, Worthing F. Jackman, currently has an approval rating of 72%. Waste Connections's primary competitors are Stericycle, WM & GFL.

Frequently Asked Questions about Waste Connections

  1. When was Waste Connections founded?

    Waste Connections was founded in 1997
  2. Who is Waste Connections's CEO?

    Waste Connections's CEO is Worthing F. Jackman
  3. How much revenue does Waste Connections generate?

    Waste Connections generates $5.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Waste Connections have?

    Waste Connections has historically raised $449M in funding
  1. Where is Waste Connections's headquarters?

    Waste Connections's headquarters is in The Woodlands Texas, USA
  2. How many employees does Waste Connections have?

    Waste Connections has 16,356 employees
  3. What sector does Waste Connections operate in?

    Waste Connections is in Waste Management Services
  4. Who are Waste Connections's competitors?

    Waste Connections's top competitors are Stericycle, WM, GFL