Allied Waste Industries Inc.

Industry: Waste Disposal
Company Nickname: Allied Waste
Public or Private: Private


Allied Waste Industries, Inc. was a Fortune 500 company in the solid waste collection business. It purchased Browning-Ferris Industries (BFI) in 1999 and was in turn purchased by Republic Services. Now, the combined Republic Services is the second-largest nonhazardous waste management company in the US.