Southern Waste Systems, a privately owned, full-service waste and recycling company based in Lantana, FL, has been awarded, through a subcontract agreement with Republic Services, a five-year franchise to provide waste removal services in the city of Lauderhill. The agreement, approved during a city commission meeting Monday night, allows Southern Waste to pick up garbage and bulk materials from 20,000 multi-family residential units within the city limits. In addition, SWS will provide the bulk pickup for 12,500 single family homes and all commercial roll off will be exclusive to SWS. The deal involves collaboration between Southern Waste Systems and Republic Services who will be handling the residential and commercial portion of the contract. The contract begins on July 1st of this year.
“We are really excited about the partnership on this contract with Republic Services and to have city staff and commission support on the collaboration,” said Charles Gusmano, President and CEO of SWS and Sun Recycling. The contract will be handled by Sun Disposal, a division of Southern Waste Systems. Tony Badala, general manager of Sun Disposal, added,“It’s our intent to provide the same outstanding service to Lauderhill that’s enjoyed by the other customers and municipalities we service in Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.”
About Southern Waste Systems, LLC
Southern Waste Systems, LLC (southernwastesystems.com) is a full-service waste and recycling company with four separate business units—Southern Waste Systems, Sun Recycling, Sun Disposal and All Star Toilets. Based in Lantana, FL, the company has more than 50 years of experience in the solid waste collection, disposal, and recycling business, and does business in Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties. Sun Recycling, recycles construction and demolition debris and yard waste, operating facilities in Pompano Beach, Dania Beach, West Palm Beach, Lantana, Deerfield Beach and Miami. The company recycles up to 90 percent of the debris it collects with a personal goal of achieving a 100 percent recycling rate. In 2010, Southern Waste Systems received Enterprise Florida’s Governor’s Business Diversification Award in the category “Green-to-Gold” for taking a state-wide leadership position on recycling issues.