PHOENIX, April 2: Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AW) today announced that it has acquired the Arizona collection operations of Waste Services, Inc., (NASDAQ:WSII) two transfer stations and a landfill also located in Arizona. Additionally, Allied Waste Industries, Inc. sold its south Florida operations to Waste Services, Inc., consisting of a collection operation, a transfer station and a materials recovery facility.
About Allied Waste Industries
Allied Waste Industries, Inc., a leading waste services company, provides collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial and industrial customers in the United States. As of December 31, 2006, the Company operated a network of 304 collection companies, 161 transfer stations, 168 active landfills and 57 recycling facilities in 37 states and Puerto Rico.
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