Clean Harbors is a hazardous waste management company.
The company was founded in Brockton, Massachusetts in 1980 by Alan S. McKim. In the beginning the company had one truck and three employees. This team transported and disposed of hazardous waste for local businesses.
By the end of the second year Clean Harbors had grown to have 18 employees and $1.5 million in revenue, and by the third year 38 employees and $4.2 million in revenue.
Today Clean Harbors offers collection, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes, high-pressure and chemical cleaning, material processing, industrial lodging services, and recycles used motor oil through its Safety-Kleen unit.
The company trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CLH, is a member of the S&P 400, is #656 in the Fortune 1000, has 13,000 employees, and had $3.44 billion in revenue in 2013.