Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions Acquires Harrisburg Waste Paper Co.


[ST. LOUIS, MO]—October 25, 2022—Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions announced today its acquisition of Harrisburg Waste Paper Co. of Harrisburg, Pa. With this acquisition and new footprint in the East region of the United States, Federal Recycling furthers its position as one of the premier, largest independent recycling companies in the country.

“This is an exciting step to further grow our organization and provide our customers with enhanced services and expertise,” said Sam Still, President & CEO of Federal Recycling. “We are pleased to welcome the Harrisburg team to Federal Recycling and combine our longevity within the recycling industry and exceptional family-owned operations and culture.”

Founded in 1904 by Abe Freedman, Harrisburg Waste Paper Co. has serviced the greater central Pennsylvania region for 100+ years. The company’s strategic location provides Federal Recycling with increased accessibility to new customers in the East and support for the firm’s brokerage activities, both domestic and international.

Aaron Freedman, a fourth-generation family owner of Harrisburg Waste Paper Co., will continue to oversee plant operations as general manager. Freedman has 25 years’ experience in the recycling industry.

“Our team is thrilled to join Federal Recycling and continue our tradition of providing outstanding recycling services to our customers,” Freedman said. “As part of Federal Recycling, one of the leading independent firms in our industry, we will have additional resources, knowledge and support to grow our business and build on our long history of success.”

About Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions:

Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions is a privately owned, independent recycling company headquartered in St. Louis, MO. We provide forward-thinking recycling and waste management services that help businesses build more profitable, efficient and sustainable operations. To learn more, visit www.federalrecycling.com.


Chrissy Wingbermuehle

Federal International Inc.

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