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Allied Waste Ind

Allied Waste Ind is a publicly traded company having a good stock performance result. Allied Waste Ind is a fortune 500 stock listed company trading under AW.
Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (Allied) is a non-hazardous solid waste management company in the United States. The Company provides collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services for residential, commercial and industrial customers. Allied serve its customers through a network of 310 collection companies, 166 transfer stations, 169 active landfills and 57 recycling facilities in 129 markets within 37 states and Puerto Rico. The Company operates as a vertically integrated company, which entails picking up waste from businesses and residences and disposing of that waste in its own landfills. Till 31st Dec 2005 the sales recorded was 5.7 bl dollars. They have earned 204.6 million dollars as income in the last 12 months.

Allied Waste is an alliance of hundreds of companies that have been serving their communities with local pride and ingenuity for decades. Regardless of our size, we are and always will be a local business. More than half of our operating management team consists of former owners and second- and third-generation industry professionals. Our managers know our business, they know our communities, and they are proud of the service we provide. We help them succeed by providing company-wide resources, including technical support, best practices, direction in regulated areas, and the benefits of economies of scale.
Allied Waste's network of 315 collection companies provides collection services to approximately 10 million customers nationwide. They serve residential customers under individual household subscriptions as well as municipal contracts. In addition, they serve industrial and commercial customers across the country, providing customized non-hazardous solid waste disposal services for local, regional and national accounts. It is committed to providing excellent service to all their customers. They support this commitment by investing in equipment, technology and training programs that maximize our operational excellence and ensure the safety of our customers, employees and environment.
The Company’s 166 transfer stations are fundamental to their vertically integrated operations, as they improve their efficiency in collecting and transporting solid waste to recycling facilities and sanitary landfills. Allied Waste owns and operates 169 active landfills across the country, with an average remaining life of 30 years. Their professional landfill experts employ state of the art methods to maintain their landfills and protect their environment, while meeting or exceeding all federal, state and local regulations. They also provide customized consulting services for handling and disposing special non-hazardous wastes. 

 The company 58 recycling facilities offer waste handling and collection services and educational programs in certain markets. They recycle more than 1.7 million tons of recyclable commodities a year, including paper, glass and plastics and reusable construction debris.

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