June 11, 2020 (CAMBRIDGE, MA) – The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio®) today announced an expanded partnership with Veolia North America for its savings and rewards program, MassBio Edge. Veolia will serve as the Preferred Partner for all streams of waste management. The company will be an all-inclusive resource for transportation, disposal, training, and regulatory guidance related to all types of hazardous, non-hazardous, regulated medical waste, and low-level radioactive materials, and will offer comprehensive recycling and waste to energy programs.
“Our members are developing the next generation of breakthrough therapies and as the pace of innovation accelerates, improving patient outcomes should remain at the crux of their work, not concerns over medical and pharmaceutical waste disposal,” said Jason Cordeiro, Vice President of Edge Operations, MassBio. “With this expanded partnership, we are excited to provide our members consolidated waste management services so they can have the peace of mind to focus on what they do best.”
As a one-stop-shop for all MassBio members, Veolia provides a complete range of services for life sciences, biotechnology, universities, hospitals, industrial and municipal customers needing to dispose of their waste. With more than 45 sales, services, treatment and disposal facilities in the United States, the company provides a full array of capabilities and facilities conveniently located to most industrial facilities throughout the country. With a dedicated MassBio service team, Veolia is a leader in reconciling economic effectiveness and environmental performance, with strict adherence to safety and compliance rules and guidance.
“The proper management and recycling of waste is critical to the future success of the life sciences and we’re looking forward to working with MassBio’s vast membership to provide dependable waste management services, reduce their environmental footprint, provide regulatory guidance and support the advancement of the industry,” said Bob Cappadona, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Veolia North America. “We’re thrilled to continue our successful partnership with MassBio and facilitate additional savings for the most innovative companies so they can further invest in research and development.”
By aggregating the purchasing power of the 1,300+ member companies within MassBio, MassBio Edge allows members to have a strong presence in the marketplace and benefit from competitive discounts and premier customer service, which saves members more than $175 million each year. For more information about Veolia in North America and to view contract highlights, visit the MassBio Edge Website.
Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions which contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them. In 2019, the Veolia group supplied 98 million people with drinking water and 67 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 45 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 50 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €27.189 billion in 2019 (USD 29.9 billion). www.veolia.com