Community Involvement


Honoring our commitments provides our stakeholders peace of mind and establishes us as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve. This creates a safe and rewarding environment for our employees while protecting the health and welfare of the communities we serve, thereby increasing value for our shareholders.

Statement of Operating Values

Safety. We strive to assure complete safety of our employees, our customers and the public in all of our operations. Protection from accident or injury is paramount in all we do.

Integrity. We define integrity as “saying what you will do and then doing it.” We keep our promises to our customers, our employees and our stockholders. Do the right thing, at the right time, for the right reason.

Customer Service. We provide our customers the best possible service in a courteous, effective manner, showing respect for those we are fortunate to serve.

To be a Great Place To Work. We maintain a growth culture where our employees can maximize their potential personally and professionally. Our objective is to provide an environment where people enjoy what they do and take pride in their work. We wish to embody a work hard, play harder culture.

To be the Premier Waste Services Company in the U.S. and Canada. We continue to provide superior returns, remain environmentally responsible, and continue to grow in a disciplined way, deploying resources intelligently and benefiting communities we live in. We remain a “different breed”.

Vision of the Future

Our goal is to create an environment where self directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

Christmas Promise

Each Christmas Season, the Heart of Florida Environmental companies participate in the Christmas Promise, a charity event sponsored by its parent company, Waste Connections. Each year this event provides thousands of bicycles to needy children.

Vendors, employees and local officials contributed to the effort with Waste Connections matching their donations.

The 2019 effort resulted over 12,000 bicycles being distributed across the country. Our local management works with charities in their immediate communities to distribute the bikes that our employees assemble each November.

Otherwise, Heart of Florida Environmental supports the following local and state organizations:

  • Sumter County Chamber of Commerce
  • Thomas E. Langley Medical Center
  • Ocala Royal Dames for Cancer Research
  • Citrus County Chamber of Commerce
  • Florida Association of Environmental Professionals

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