PE-backed GFL acquires Saskatchewan’s Envirotec Services

GFL Environmental Inc has bought Envirotec Services Inc, a provider of waste management services in Saskatchewan, including emergency response. No financial terms were disclosed. GFL, a diversified environmental services company based in Vaughan, Ontario, said it expects to leverage Envirotec’s capabilities in liquid waste operations. Envirotec is the latest in a series of GFL acquisitions, including February’s buy of Matrec Services Inc for $800 million. As reported by PE Hub Canada, that deal was backed by $458 million in funding from Macquarie GroupHighbridge Principal Strategies and other investors.


GFL Announces Acquisition of Envirotec Services Incorporated

TORONTO, July 5, 2016 /CNW/ – GFL Environmental Inc. (“GFL”) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Envirotec Services Incorporated effective July 1, 2016.

For over 25 years, Envirotec has developed its reputation as a leading provider of a broad range of liquid waste management services in Saskatchewan, including emergency response. Envirotec has been honoured with awards from local business associations and the Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council recognizing Envirotec’s extensive experience and commitment to excellence.

“Envirotec pioneered waste management in Saskatchewan and, in the process, has developed best industry practices. GFL expects to leverage Envirotec’s highly skilled workforce and strong management team across its liquid waste operations. We are excited to have Envirotec and its more than 150 employees join the GFL team,” said Patrick Dovigi, GFL’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer.

“Envirotec’s people and impeccable safety record are the key to our success. This is the culture which we will be bringing to the GFL team,” said Lyle Clouatre, President of Envirotec. Mr. Clouatre will stay on with GFL as Regional Vice-President, Liquid Waste, Central Canada.

About GFL Environmental Inc.
GFL, headquartered in Toronto, ON, is a diversified environmental services company providing a comprehensive line of solid waste, soil remediation, and liquid waste services through its national platform. GFL serves approximately 45,000 commercial and industrial customers and approximately 2 million households under municipal solid waste contracts. GFL has a workforce of over 3,300 employees.

For further information: Patrick Dovigi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, +1 416 673 9385,


Photo courtesy of Envirotec Services Inc