Waste Connections Announces Dates for First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Upcoming Investor Presentations

THE WOODLANDS, TX--(Marketwire -03/30/12)- Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN - News) announced that it will report financial results for the first quarter of 2012 after the close of the stock market on April 25, 2012. The Company will be hosting an investor conference call related to this release on April 26th at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

To access the call, listeners should dial 866-788-0538 (domestic) or 857-350-1676 (international) approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and ask the operator for the Waste Connections conference call, Passcode # 92853301. A replay of the conference call will be available until May 3, 2012, by calling 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and entering Passcode # 59581058.

The call also will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.streetevents.com or through a link on our website at www.wasteconnections.com. A playback of the call will be available at both of these websites. Copies of financial literature, including this release, are available on the Waste Connections website at www.wasteconnections.com or through contacting us directly at (832) 442-2200.

Waste Connections also announced that executives of the Company currently plan on presenting at the following events during the second quarter of 2012:

May 18th -- Annual Meeting of Stockholders

May 15th -- Credit Suisse Industrial and Environmental Services Conference (Boston)

June 5th -- J.P. Morgan Diversified Industries Conference (New York)

June 13th/14th -- Deutsche Bank Industrials Conference (Chicago)

Although these presentations are not expected to include any material non-public information, the Company will post the presentation slides on its web site at www.wasteconnections.com under the tabs titled Investor Presentations and Investor Relations. The slides will be posted some time during the 24-hour period prior to the scheduled presentation time.

Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. The Company serves more than two million residential, commercial and industrial customers from a network of operations in 30 states. The Company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in September 1997 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.