Environmental Services: Stocks

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Environmental Services: Stocks

Here is a little info on each of the environmental service segments within this category to help you find potential investments in areas that interest you. A full list of publicly traded environmental service companies can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the companies in each group through the industry links on this page.

Environmental Consulting: These publicly traded consulting companies provide environmental management services in addition to normally providing engineering and construction services to both private and public organizations.

Pollution Control: The companies in this section are engaged in a number of environmental technology areas which focus on the reduction of pollution. Examples of companies in this section include:

Ecolab Inc. (ECL)

Clarcor Inc. (CLC)

Recycling: The companies in this section are engaged in recycling a number of different items including scrap metal, industrial by-products and motor oil. Also included are waste management companies that recycle paper, plastic and numerous other items in conjunction with their waste collection operations. Examples of companies in this section include Darling Ingredients, Inc. (DAR).

Scrap Metal Recycling: These companies recycle items such as stainless steel and ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal.  After processing the metal these companies often use the metal in their own steel making operations or sell the metal to their industrial customers.

Waste Management: The companies in this section are engaged in a variety of waste management activities which include solid waste, hazardous waste and medical waste management services.  There are a number of large-sized companies in this section including Republic Services, Stericycle, Waste Connections and Waste Management. Examples of companies in this section include:

Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH)

Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)

Republic Services, Inc. (RSG)

Stericycle, Inc. (SRCL)

Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN)

Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

Waste-to-Energy: These companies own and/or operate energy-from-waste facilities or provide related products and services.

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Micro-Cap Environmental Services

Environmental Services: IPOs in 2016

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (ADSW) (IPO October 6, 2016: solid waste management company)


List of Publicly Traded Environmental Services Stocks

U.S. Exchanges

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (ADSW) (IPO October 6, 2016: solid waste management company)

Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (ADES) (Emissions control solutions to the coal-fueled power plant industry)

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (ARCI) (Retail and recycling centers)

Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS) (IPO in July 2015: Lead acid battery recycling technology)

Avalon Holdings Corporation (AWX) (Hazardous and nonhazardous waste disposal; golf courses)

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (CWST) (Solid waste, recycling)

CECO Environmental Corp. (CECE) (Emission control products used in the energy, environmental and fluid handling/filtration industries)

China Recycling Energy Corporation (CREG) (Industrial by-products)

Clarcor Inc. (CLC) (Filters)

Clean Harbors, Inc. (CLH) (Hazardous and non-hazardous material management services, used oil recycling, industrial services, oil & gas services)

ClearSign Combustion Corporation (CLIR) (Technologies improving performance of combustion systems including operational performance, energy efficiency)

Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) (Waste-to-energy facilities; metal recycling)

Darling Ingredients, Inc. (DAR) (Recycles bio-nutrients and converts these into ingredients)

Donaldson Company, Inc. (DCI) (Filtration systems and related replacement parts)

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) (Water, hygiene and energy products)

Ecology and Environment, Inc. (EEI) (Environmental management)

Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (CLWT) (Technology instruments and environmental engineering services provider)

Fuel Tech, Inc. (FTEK) (Air pollution control and specialty chemical products)



Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. (HCCI) (Industrial and hazardous waste services)

Industrial Services of America, Inc. (IDSA) (Metal recycling)

Meridian Waste Solutions, Inc. (MRDN) (Non-hazardous solid waste collection)

Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC) (Environmentally beneficial products and technical services)

NV5 Holdings, Inc. (NVEE) (Technical engineering services; environmental services)

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (PESI) (Nuclear waste management)

Quest Resource Holding Corporation (QRHC) (Recycling: wide range of items including cardboard, glass, metal, motor oil, paper, plastics and tires)

Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) (Solid waste, recycling)

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) (Metal recycling)

Sharps Compliance Corp (SMED) (Medical waste services)

Stericycle, Inc. (SRCL) (Medical waste services)

Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK) (Engineering and construction management services; water treatment, environmental management)

US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) (Treatment, disposal and recycling of hazardous, radioactive and non-hazardous waste)

Vertex Energy, Inc. (VTNR) (Used motor oil, petroleum by-product streams)

Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN) (Solid waste, recycling)

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) (Solid waste, recycling)