SOURCE: The Bedford Report

The Bedford Report

April 25, 2011 08:16 ET

Waste Management Companies Join Forces to Combat Water Quality Problems

The Bedford Report Provides Analyst Research on Waste Management & Abtech Holdings

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2011) - The Waste Management Industry has been on the upswing as of late as expansions in recycling and waste to energy facilities have boosted investor confidence in the sector. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, storm water pollution is the leading cause of water quality problems in the United States. Last week, Waste Management Inc., through their Think Green initiative, announced that it had signed a distribution agreement with Abtech Holdings to provide its proprietary SmartSponge technologies to existing Waste Management customers. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for both companies and provides research reports on Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Abtech Holdings Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD).

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www.bedfordreport.com/2011-04-WM

www.bedfordreport.com/2011-04-ABHD

Waste Management Inc. recently implemented the SmartSponge technology in Los Angles and announced that it will soon be will be available in additional cities and municipalities throughout North America. Waste Management is currently the largest residential recycler and a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Waste Management will distribute the SmartSponge technology as a value-added service into their existing waste and pollution management contracts which ultimately could increase Waste Management's revenues and bottom line.

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NTB Equities Inc. Chief Research Analyst Tobin Smith called the agreement a game-changer for Abtech Holdings, stating that this gives Waste Management the ability to become the industry leader in the management of storm water pollution using Abtech's technology.

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