CleanScapes Merges with Employee-Owned Firm Recology


On November 1, SJF Ventures’ portfolio company CleanScapes, a Seattle-based waste and recycling provider, closed a merger transaction with another leading West Coast waste management firm, Recology, the largest U.S. employee-owned company in the industry.   The deal was a strong win-win-win for customers, employees, shareholders and the environment.  It further proves that strong performing companies that do well by doing good, as CleanScapes demonstrated through its sustainable business model and engagement employees, can attract aligned acquirers that share a vision of building companies that create impacts beyond the bottom line. Read more