Advanced Waste Services names new EHS vice president

William Christel picked as vice president of health, safety and environmental protocol for Wisconsin firm...

WEST ALLIS, WI, Sept. 6, 2005 -- Advanced Waste Services officials announced the appointment of William Christel to vice president of health, safety & environmental protocol. He'll be based in West Allis where he'll oversee employee and environmental safety protocol at the company's Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana facilities.

"Safety is the cornerstone of our ongoing commitment to our employees, customers and the environment," said Mike Malatesta, president of Advanced Waste Services. "Bill's extensive experience in developing innovative protocols ensures Advanced Waste Services will continue to meet and exceed the highest industry safety standards."

Since 1993, AWS has proactively worked to constantly improve the organization's extensive health, safety and environmental best practices. As a result, AWS is recognized by its industry peer group for providing the highest level of training and maintaining an excellent incident experience.

"In joining the Advanced Waste Services team, I know my passion for safety will be matched at every level of the organization," said Christel, who joins AWS with more than seven years experience developing and implementing health, safety and environmental programs for a large Wisconsin-based mechanical engineering company. "I look forward to building on our recent achievements and exploring new opportunities to continue to make AWS a steward of employee health and safety and environmental protection."

Advanced Waste Services ( works with a wide variety of companies to handle varied waste streams. With facilities in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana, it's an innovator in its field, providing unique transportation and disposal solutions for liquid, sludge and solid waste throughout the region. The company prides itself in safely and completely managing specialized waste streams for commercial and manufacturing companies.


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