Clean Tech, Waste & Recycling at Corporate Fuel

Clean Tech, Waste & Recycling at Corporate Fuel

The Corporate Fuel Waste, Recycling, and Clean Tech Group: dedicated to helping our clients realize the full value of their businesses.

Our team offers

  • A complete selection of corporate finance advisory services
  • Decades of operational experience leading waste and recycling businesses
  • The full resources of Corporate Fuel Advisors, a 15-year-old New York City based boutique investment bank
  • Access to Community Fuel, Corporate Fuel’s private equity investment fund

The Corporate Fuel Team has been active in these industry segments

  • Solid Waste Management – Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Collection, Transfer and Disposal
  • Recycling – Post-Consumer, Post-Industrial – Metals, Plastics, Fiber, Glass, Tires, etc.
  • Alternative Fuels – Wind, Solar, Biomass, Food Waste
  • Conversion Technologies – Fiber, Biomass, Plastics, Waste heat, E-waste, Battery, FOG
  • Logistics – Trucking, Rail, Barge, Drones
  • Sustainability – LEED, CO2 capture, etc.

Track record of success - current and recent engagements include

  • Divestiture of a multi-regional bulk soils/mulch business
  • Strategic advisory/capital raise for a NYC based hauling and recycling business
  • Refinancing of a New Jersey based industrial recycling company
  • Buyside acquisition advisory for a New England scrap metal business
  • Strategic advisory for a PET recycler in upstate New York
  • Capital raise for a glass beneficiation company
  • Growth capital raise for a southeast based specialty hauling business
  • Principal investment for a food waste hauler with anaerobic digester
  • Strategic advisory for a North Carolina C&D Transfer Station
  • Growth equity raise for energy efficiency service and software company
  • Growth equity raise for wind power predictive maintenance company
  • Growth capital raise for water treatment company
  • Growth capital raise for environmental dry cleaning and precision cleaning company

Experienced, dedicated Leadership

Robert Lubin, Managing Director and Group Head
  • More than 20 years of corporate finance advisory experience
  • SVP HiWave Energy, a clean technology plastic-to-fuel conversion company
  • Treasurer/New Business Development for Interstate Waste Services
  • Vice President of Finance and Business Development of TransLoad America, a fully integrated solid waste recovery, conversion and disposal company
  • Managing Director of Red Oak Rail Transport, a rail-based waste logistics business, and
  • Group Head of Industrial and Growth Services Investment Banking Team at CIBC Oppenheimer
  • Completed more than 30 engagements for waste management, recycling, transportation and industrial supplies companies
  • Rob can be reached at or by phone at (646)-572-0432.
Richard J. Serio, Senior Advisor
  • Led GPB Capital’s Waste Management investment strategy
  • Former Vice President at Covanta Energy
  • New York and New Jersey Area President for Republic Services
  • Market Vice President at Interstate Waste Services
  • Market Vice President at Progressive Waste Solutions
  • Rich can be reached at or by phone at (832)-215-4830
Mitchell Hauser – Managing Director – Growth Equity
  • Founder of Strategic Ventures & Research, venture advisor to cleantech companies
  • Managing Director at Watts Capital, cleantech-focused investment bank
  • Partner at MCT Investors, private equity group focused on medical and communications technologies
  • CEO of MariTEL – built a nationwide maritime wireless telecommunications network
  • Mentor at Urban-X and NYSERDA
  • Mitchell can be reached at or by phone at (646) 572-0433

CORPORATE FUEL ADVISORS, a New York-based investment banking firm, provides a full range of advisory services to middle market companies. The firm advises on merges and acquisitions and raising debt and equity capital. CFA concentrates on small to mid-sized enterprises with revenue between $10 million and $200 million. The diverse experience of our partners and unique market focus allows us to bring an unmatched level of expertise to our clients. We conduct securities-related transactions through our wholly owned affiliate, Corporate Fuel Securities, LLC, a registered broker dealer subject to regulation by FINRA and SIPC.

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