Romeo DiBattista Jr. is the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Recycling Depot (Maple) Inc. in Vaughan, Ontario. The company is a transfer facility that receives commercial and industrial waste, including demolition debris, asphalt, wood, yard waste, topsoil, shingles, contaminated soil, and more. Since acquiring a dormant facility in Vaughan and investing in the facility to meet all of the necessary approvals and requirements, Romeo DiBattista Jr. has grown the company’s revenue from $3 million to $12 million annually.
As the president and CEO, Romeo DiBattista Jr. oversees the company’s day-to-day operations and manages its business development by seeking new partnership and maintaining existing partnerships. One such partnership is with the New York-based company Re-Energy Holdings, which creates sustainable, reliable, and environmentally responsible power from biomass and other waste products. Re-Energy uses wood chips from The Recycling Depot (Maple) Inc. to create renewable energy for an American military base.