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Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN)

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Waste Connections, Inc.

6220 Hwy 7
Suite 600
Woodbridge, ON L4H 4G3

IndustryWaste Management
Full Time Employees18,933

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Ronald J. MittelstaedtExec. Chairman750kN/A1963
Mr. Worthing F. JackmanPres, CEO & Director2.09MN/A1964
Ms. Mary Anne WhitneyExec. VP & CFO1.01MN/A1964
Mr. Darrell W. ChamblissCOO & Exec. VP1.05MN/A1964
Mr. Patrick J. SheaExec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.870.44kN/A1971
Mr. James M. LittleExec. VP of Engineering & Disposal853.65kN/A1962
Mr. David G. EddieChief Accounting Officer & Sr. VPN/AN/A1970
Mr. Eric O. HansenSr. VP & Chief Information OfficerN/AN/A1965
Mr. David M. HallSr. VP of Sales & MarketingN/AN/A1958
Ms. Susan R. NethertonVP of People, Training & Devel.N/AN/A1970
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Waste Connections, Inc. provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through five segments: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Corporate. It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, mixed paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and/or load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it provides E&P waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services for waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances, which require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2020, it owned 311 solid waste collection operations; 132 transfer stations; 57 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 12 E&P waste landfills; 13 non-MSW landfills; 68 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 23 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. It also operated an additional 53 transfer stations, 9 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Woodbridge, Canada.

Corporate Governance

Waste Connections, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.