Tradebe Acquires First Response Environmental Group

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Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC, an international leader in waste reclamation and recycling solutions, completed the purchase of First Response Environmental Group, FREG.  FREG is now First Response, a Tradebe Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC. 

First Response has provided environmental services to the Southeastern US since 1994.  FREG’s service lines include Emergency Response, Industrial Services, Remediation, Demolition and Abatement, and Nonhazardous Waste Water Treatment.  FREG employs 70 people and operates a waste water treatment facility in Nashville, TN.  This facility, formerly Clearwater Environmental, LLC, will become Tradebe Treatment and Recycling of Nashville, LLC.  FREG also owns and operates a fleet of waste transportation vehicles including vacuum trucks, bulk transporters, and other specialty vehicles. This fleet will become Tradebe Transportation, LLC.

Additions to Tradebe’s current service portfolio include expanded industrial and field services, lead and asbestos abatement and demolition services, as well as an expanded treatment facility network.  Along with these expanded service capabilities, Tradebe gains the substantial experience and technical expertise of the FREG team.   

“This acquisition will leverage the combined expertise of Tradebe and FREG to provide significant opportunities to serve our combined business in the Southeastern US”, says Victor Creixell, CEO Tradebe US.  “FREG was founded as a family owned company, having a long-standing reputation of excellent customer service. Tradebe is very proud to incorporate FREG and Clearwater Environmental into our organization; and we look forward to offering our customers an enhanced service offering”.

Tradebe is one of the largest global companies in the environmental sector serving various markets including industrial, manufacturing, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, oil & gas and more. As a global business dedicated to sustainable waste management, we seek the greenest waste solutions possible with a priority on recycling and recoveryWe recycle over 60% of the waste we process. In the United States, Tradebe’s network of facilities includes fully permitted TSDFs and regional 10-day service centers positioned throughout the country. We maintain a fully permitted transportation fleet operating throughout this network to service our clients’ diverse transport requirements.

For more information on how Tradebe can assist you with your goals of sustainable waste recycling, please call us at (800) 388-7242 Nationwide or at (888) 276-0887 in the Northeast.

About Tradebe   Tradebe is a $0.5 Billion leading company in industrial waste management services in Europe (UK, Spain and France), the Middle East and in the US. Tradebe, employing in excess of 2,300 people world-wide, operates 84 facilities across Spain (25), United Kingdom (27), United States (23), France (2); and Middle East, Oman (7). 

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