Leone Young


Leone Young is the Principal of LTY ERC, LLC, providing consulting and research services to, and conducting special projects for, the environmental services industry, primarily the solid waste sector. From 1990 through 2008, Young was with Citigroup in New York as Managing Director, Senior Environmental Services Analyst and was responsible for industry coverage and stock recommendations for companies in the environmental services sector for Citigroup's equity research department. She was ranked #1 in the Institutional Investor poll for eight consecutive years.

Young is the editor of the monthly Waste360 Business Insights newsletter. (To subscribe, go here.) 

Young is noted for her historical perspective, depth of industry knowledge and collaborative approach with clients and companies.

Young has a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance from Cornell University.

Solid Waste Industry Continues Strong Run in Second Quarter
In this edition of Business Insights, we discuss the common themes and differences that emerged in the results and highlight the various outlooks from the conference calls.
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Unpacking Two Recent Reports on Recycling in the U.S.
Two recent industry reports provide new takes on the state of recycling in the United States.
WasteExpo Impressions and Insights 1
This month we are focusing on impressions from the show floor and insights gleaned from the Waste360 Investor Summit at WasteExpo 2016.
Themes from the First Quarter’s Solid Waste Earnings Results
In this edition of Business Insights, we explore the similar themes that emerged, as well as highlight some of the differences in solid waste companies first quarter earnings results.
Updated Thoughts on the Waste Connections/Progressive Merger
It’s been a busy few weeks for the proposed Waste Connections/Progressive Waste Solutions inversion.
What We Learned from Solid Waste Firms' 2016 Outlooks
The publicly-traded solid waste firms recently wrapped up reporting on 2015 earnings and providing 2016 outlooks and guidance.
How the Solid Waste Landscape Looks for 2016
The industry's expectations for the new year are generally bright.
The Circular Economy on the Blue Planet
Sustainability is a big part of the plan for the industry's big guys.
Interest in Organics Diversion Grows
Organics continue to be the material everyone is targeting to get more green.
Third Quarter Earnings Show Solid Waste Fundamentals Improving Again
A review of how third quarter financial results played out for the industry's publicly held solid waste companies.
What We Learned from the Waste360 Recycling Summit 3
A closer look at some of the highlights of the Waste360 Recycling Summit.
What We Learned from Advanced Disposal’s Plans to Go Public
A closer look at Advanced Disposal's initial public offering.
Positive Trends Dominate Second Quarter Results
A look at the financial results from some of the largest publicly traded solid waste companies.
Lessons Learned Reviewing EPA’s MSW Report & the Waste 100
Observations about newly released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual municipal solid waste (MSW) report and Waste360’s Waste 100.
Impressions from WasteExpo 2015: Rising Volumes, Positive Outlooks
Impressions from the WasteExpo 2015 show floor and themes from both the Investor Summit and Heavy Hitters keynote panel.

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