For Immediate Release

CARDS Recycling & Disposal Announces Acquisition of Altes Sanitation


VAN BUREN, AR (January 3, 2022) — CARDS River Valley, Inc (CARDS) today announced the purchase of Altes Sanitation Service, LLC. Based in Fort Smith, AR, Altes Sanitation is a local waste and recycling company that hauls residential, commercial, and industrial waste streams for customers in the greater Fort Smith, Sebastian County area. The company’s operating footprint includes the eastern Arkansas areas of Sebastian County, Central City, and Muldrow and Pocola, OK.

“We are excited for the opportunity to serve these wonderful communities,” said Dan Christensen, founder, and president of CARDS. “The waste disposal and recycling services provided by Altes Sanitation fits our model perfectly and we are proud to bring the Altes customers and employees into the CARDS family.”

CARDS will acquire all Altes Sanitation assets, employees, and contracts, which will operate under the CARDS brand.

This acquisition adds over 6,400 customers to CARDS’ expanding footprint, according to Christensen.

This is the tenth acquisition for CARDS in the past 4 years. Other acquisitions have included 4D, Best Trash, R&S, The Trashman, and Bernice Sanitation.

The acquisition closed on December 31st, 2021. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About CARDS Recycling & Waste Disposal

Based in Fayetteville, CARDS Recycling & Disposal operates hauling companies, transfer stations, recycling centers, recovery facilities and landfills throughout the Midwest. CARDS and its affiliates are focused on establishing a reputation for unmatched service and will remain committed to the communities they serve.

More information about CARDS can be found online at

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