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Summer Street Capital acquires Apple Valley Waste

Summer Street Capital Partners LLC, a private equity fund based in Buffalo, NY, has acquired Apple Valley Waste, a provider of solid waste collection, recycling, and disposal services serving Berkley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia and Washington County, Maryland.

In connection with the acquisition, Apple Valley announced the addition of industry veteran John Decker as Managing Partner. John most recently served as Vice President of Operations for Casella Waste Systems, an integrated solid waste and recycling services company with operations in 14 states and annual revenues in excess of USD500 million.

"Apple Valley is a premier environmental services company, focused on providing the highest quality services in the communities that it serves," says Summer Street’s Principal Michael Petri. "The addition of John Decker adds tremendous industry knowledge and experience to the management team. We look forward to working with John, general manager James Phillips, and the rest of the team at Apple Valley to continue to build on the excellent services they provide."

Decker says: "Apple Valley Waste is very proud of our employees and the relationships they have developed with the communities we serve. An organisation built on a sincere commitment to customer service, the environment, and each other is the right foundation for the future. Our partnership with Summer Street will enable us to reach further in our quest to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations while being an industry leader in environmental solutions."

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