Charlie Appleby is a founder and Chairman of Integrated Waste Solutions Group (“IWSG”). IWSG, founded in 2017, is a vertically integrated solid waste company that provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, processing, disposal and recycling services to Residential, Commercial, and Industrial customers. IWSG is headquartered in Austin, TX.
Charlie was also a founder and retired CEO of Advanced Disposal Services (ADS). Under his stewardship, ADS grew from a small regional operation to the fourth largest solid waste management company in the United States with operations providing integrated solid waste services throughout the eastern United States and the Bahamas. Prior to becoming chairman and CEO of ADS in August 2006, he was President, Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors from its inception in 2000. He retired in July 2014.
Charlie has over 40 years of diversified business experience. Charlie served as a Trustee of the National Waste & Recycling Association from 2008 to 2016, and as Chairman of the Board from 2010 to 2014. He was inducted into the National Waste & Recycling Hall of Fame in 2014.