RAMSEY, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- Interstate Waste Services announced the appointment of Michael de Castro as its new Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Interstate Waste Services, Mr. de Castro was the Global Operations Director, Americas Merchant Gases for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 Company servicing customers in industrial, energy, technology and healthcare markets worldwide.
Prior to joining Air Products in 2006, Mr. de Castro spent 14 years with American Ref-Fuel Company, the largest waste-to-energy company in the northeastern U.S. most recently as its Vice President of Operations.
Mr. de Castro received a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in 1984 and an MBA from Boston University in 2002.
Interstate Waste Services, based in Ramsey, New Jersey, is one of the fastest growing providers of comprehensive waste management services with operations in New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services. Our customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout the Northeast United States.