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The Action Environmental Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of J. Pyskaty Disposal, Inc.

The Action Environmental Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of J. Pyskaty Disposal, Inc.

Teaneck, NJ December 17, 2018 – The Action Environmental Group, provider of non-hazardous waste management and recycling services for New York City, Northern New Jersey, Rockland and Orange County, New York; today announced the completion of its acquisition of J. Pyskaty Disposal, a Hudson County, New Jersey-based waste management company.

With this transaction, The Action Environmental Group, through its subsidiary Interstate Waste Services (IWS), has acquired operations and assets of the Secaucus, NJ based company. The acquired business assets include commercial waste and recycling collection, equipment, vehicles, and staff.

“We are pleased with the acquisition of J. Pyskaty Disposal, to complement our North New Jersey operations. We look for companies whose work ethic and commitment to its employees and customers mimic our own. With this acquisition it further allows us to continue the level of services that customers have come to expect from us” said Ron Bergamini, Action CEO.

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Waste Industry Associations Oppose New York City's Proposal For Commercial Waste Zones

Waste Industry Associations Oppose New York City's Proposal For Commercial Waste Zones

WASTE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS OPPOSE NEW YORK CITY’S PROPOSAL FOR COMMERCIAL WASTE ZONES

Better Options Available to Pursue City’s New Goals

By: Kendall Christiansen, Executive Director New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management and Steve Changaris Northeast Chapter Manager National Waste & Recycling Association

Two leading waste industry associations – New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management and the New York City Chapter of the National Waste and Recycling Association – jointly criticized and rejected the Plan announced by the City’s Department of Sanitation to implement a new system of geographic zones and city-selected companies to provide waste-related services to the city’s businesses and industries.

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The Industry Comes Together for the 4th Safety Symposium

The Industry Comes Together for the 4th Safety Symposium

Last week industry leaders, government officials, and the public gathered together for the 4th NYC Waste & Recycling Safety Symposium. The event was hosted by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), the City of New York Business Integrity Commission (BIC), the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and the New Yorkers for Responsible Waste Management Inc.

Sadly waste & recycling collector is the 5th deadliest job in America. The purpose of such an event is to bring folks together in the interest of bettering safety practices industry-wide in hopes of improving this statistic. Commissioner and chair of the BIC, Daniel Brownell, kicked off the symposium by stating that “the government needs to work with the waste and recycling industry to mandate certain safety protocols and equipment that every truck should have, such as GPS.”

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Ron Bergamini CEO April Testimony to BIC on Trade Waste Cap Rates

Ron Bergamini CEO April Testimony to BIC on Trade Waste Cap Rates

TESTIMONY OF

ACTION ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP

RONALD S. BERGAMINI, CEO

BUSINESS INTEGRITY COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING ON TRADE WASTE CAP RATES

DANIEL D. BROWNELL, CHAIRMAN

APRIL 9, 2018

 

Good afternoon Commissioners, my name is Ron Bergamini, CEO of the Action Environmental Group, the parent company to Action Carting, the largest private hauler of solid waste in New York City.

At the hearing on October 18, 2017, I testified on the merits of the rate cap and additional costs facing all responsible solid waste companies. Please refer to that testimony for your review as it frames the discussion in terms of business fundamentals affecting all industry participants.

We feel the need for a rate cap has passed. The basic economic problem with any artificial price restraint is that it distorts markets. One consequence is less investment and less customer choice. These are hardly the goals of an enlightened industry. I would also like to echo and support the written testimony of Mr. Steve Changaris, the New York City Chapter Director of the National Waste & Recycling Association (“NWRA”).

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BIC Trade Waste Safety Manual

BIC Trade Waste Safety Manual

New York City's Business Integrity Commission (BIC) recently released their Trade Waste Safety Manual. The guide will act as a manual for carting companies big and small to develop a safety program at their company. It covers important laws and rules, as well as industry best practices. We were honored to be a contributing member of the Commercial Waste Zone Collection Safety Working Group (Working Group).

BIC Commissioner and Chair, Daniel D. Brownell, had this to say about the manual:

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