Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council


[ST. LOUIS, MO]January 4, 2023Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions, a business specializing in recycling and waste management solutions, is proud to announce national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) Midwest, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

“We are excited for Federal Recycling & Waste Solutions to be recognized as a women-owned business and the opportunities this presents for us," said Sam Still, President & CEO of Federal Recycling. "This certification will bring Federal Recycling new business and partnerships with market-leading companies who not only need recycling and sustainability solutions but also value working with a diverse business partner."

The WBENC standard of certification implemented by the WBDC Midwest is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business, interview and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of supplier diversity programs.

"With Federal Recycling's WBENC certification, we are now certified across our parent company and U.S. business units, as well as received the WEConnect International certification for our European group," said Claire Newton, President & CEO of Federal International Inc., parent company of Federal Recycling. "We look forward to the potential business development and cross-company collaboration efforts this prestigious recognition can bring to our entire organization."

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.

About WBENC:

Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation's leader in women's business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, with more than 17,000 certified Women's Business Enterprises, 14 national Regional Partner Organizations, and more than 350 Corporate Members. More than 1,000 corporations representing America's most prestigious brands as well as many states, cities, and other entities accept WBENC Certification. For more information, visit www.wbenc.org

About WEConnect International:

WEConnect International is a global non-profit that brings large corporate, multilateral and government buyers together with qualified women-owned suppliers around the world. It works with 170+ multinational buying organizations, with over $3 trillion in annual purchasing power based in over 130 countries. WEConnect International provides certification in more than 50 countries, representing 85 percent of the world's population. For more information, visit www.weconnectinternational.org.


Chrissy Wingbermuehle

Federal International Inc.

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