Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. Acquires Choice

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. Acquires Choice Environmental
Services, Inc. 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/16/12 -- Progressive Waste
Solutions Ltd. (NYSE:BIN)(TSX:BIN) announced today it has acquired,
through its wholly owned subsidiary Waste Services of Florida, Inc.,
Choice Environmental Services, Inc. ("Choice Environmental") for cash
consideration of $123.25 million. Choice Environmental is a solid
waste services company based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and a
wholly owned subsidiary of Swisher Hygiene (NASDAQ:SWSH)(TSX:SWI).  
"As one of the largest independent waste and recycling service
providers in Florida, Choice Environmental brings residential,
commercial and industrial collection operations, along with transfer
and material recovery facilities, that are well-positioned in
southern and central Florida," said Joseph Quarin, Vice Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer, Progressive Waste Solutions. "We are very
pleased to add these assets, which strongly complement our existing
collection and disposal footprint in Florida, to our growing
network."  
Choice Environmental generates annual revenue of approximately $72
million through six collection operations, one municipal solid waste
transfer station and one Material Recovery Facility (MRF).  
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cause Progressive Waste Solutions' results to differ materially from
those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in
Progressi
ve Waste Solutions' 2011 Annual Report on Form 40-F and its
2011 Annual Information Form filed with the Ontario Securities
Commission which is available at the SEDAR web site (www.sedar.com).
Progressive Waste Solutions does not undertake any obligation to
update any forward-looking statement, whether written or oral,
relating to the matters discussed in this communication, except as
required by law. 
About Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.  
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. is one of North America's largest
full-service, vertically integrated waste management companies,
providing non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and
landfill disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and
residential customers in 13 states and the District of the Columbia
in the U.S., and in six Canadian provinces. The Company's major
brands are Progressive Waste Solutions, IESI, BFI Canada and Waste
Services. The Company's shares are listed on the New York and Toronto
Stock Exchanges under the symbol BIN. 
To find out more about Progressive Waste Solutions, visit our website
at www.progressivewaste.com.
Contacts:
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.
Chaya Cooperberg, Vice President
Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
(905) 532-7517
chaya.cooperberg@progressivewaste.com
www.progressivewaste.com 
Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.
Laura Lepore, Manager
Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
(905) 532-7519
laura.lepore@progressivewaste.com
www.progressivewaste.com
 
 
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