Clean Harbors Turns 40

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40 Years of Clean Harbors

For the past 40 years, Clean Harbors has been providing comprehensive hazardous and non-hazardous waste management services to meet the needs of customers throughout North America. Founded in 1980 by Alan S. McKim, Clean Harbors began as a four-person tank cleaning business. Today, Clean Harbors is a publicly traded company (NYSE: CLH) that maintains a vast network of service centers and waste management, treatment and disposal facilities and provides a broad range of services.

Company Facts:

  • North America's largest hazardous waste management company
  • North America's largest collector, recycler and re-refiner of used oil
  • North America's leading provider of comprehensive environmental, energy and industrial services
  • Top 20 largest private motor carrier
  • More than 350,000 customers including a majority of the Fortune 500
  • More than 15,000 employees
  • More than 450 service locations in the US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico
  • More than 100 recycling, treatment and disposal facilities