TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced the release of its 2018 Sustainability Report, covering calendar years 2016 and 2017, which highlights the Company's focus on safety, culture, training and development, community involvement, environmental stewardship, governance and ethics.
"Our sustainability efforts extend beyond the environment. We also measure the positive impacts we have on the communities we serve, the development and welfare of our employees, the financial health of our company, and the returns to our shareholders," said Ronald J. Mittelstaedt, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. "We are particularly pleased with year-over-year improvements in safety and employee retention, as well as our continuing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions."
Waste Connections' 2018 Sustainability Report is available at www.wasteconnections.com. Environmental data related to 2016 and 2017 greenhouse gas emissions was independently verified.
About Waste Connections
Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the U.S. and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, Waste Connections is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than six million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers in 40 states in the U.S., and six provinces in Canada. The Company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest.
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