Waste Pro Recognized in Business and Trade Publications 10-2012 October 26, 2012 LONGWOOD, FLOctober 25, 2012—During a luncheon held on Friday, October 19th at the Hilton Orlando, Waste Pro was recognized by the Orlando Business Journal as one of the Golden 100 Businesses for 2012, coming in at #5, as a member of the Ultimate Top Ten. This list is compiled yearly to celebrate the successes of the region’s 100 largest privately owned companies. Based on gross revenue for the most recent year-end, Central Florida companies compete to be named one of the Golden 100 and show they have exemplified what is best about the region and have contributed to the region’s economc growth. This is the second year Waste Pro has been ranked in the Ultimate Top Ten. Also recognizing Waste Pro’s growth and increased market share this year was Waste & Recycling News. In its 2012 Annual Hauling & Disposal Ranking Waste Pro is ranked #13 of America’s largest waste collection companies. This year’s spot on the ranking is up three positions from that of last year. Public and private companies are ranked yearly according to revenue generation from the hauling and disposal of various types of solid waste. Waste Pro ranked #6 among privately owned hauling and disposal companies. Waste Pro is one of this country’s fastest growing privately owned waste collection, recycling, processing and disposal companies, operating in eight southeastern states. Serving more than 1.8 million residential andcommercial customers from over 500 operating locations, Waste Pro is headquartered in Longwood, Florida, and maintains more than 250 exclusive municipal contracts and franchises.