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THE WOODLANDS, TX, January 15, 2013 - Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) today
announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash
dividend of $0.10 per share on the Company's common stock.  The dividend will be
paid on February 19, 2013, to stockholders of record on the close of business on
February 5, 2013.  The Board intends to review the quarterly dividend each
October, with a long-term objective of increasing the amount of the dividend.

Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that
provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly
exclusive and secondary markets.  Through its R360 Environmental Solutions
subsidiary, the Company also is a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield
waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active
natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian,
Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins.  Waste Connections serves more than two million
residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers
from a network of operations in 31 states.  The Company also provides intermodal
services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific
Northwest.  Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in September 1997 and is
headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

For more information, visit the Waste Connections web site at  Copies of financial literature, including this
release, are available on the Waste Connections web site or through contacting
us directly at (832) 442-2200.

Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this release are forward looking in nature,
including statements related to the timing and amount of cash dividends.  These
statements can be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as
"believes," "expects," "may," "will,"
"should," or "anticipates," or the
negative thereof or comparable terminology, or by discussions of strategy.  Our
business and operations are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and,
consequently, actual results may differ materially from those projected by any
forward looking statements.  These risks and uncertainties, as well as others,
are discussed in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K.  There may be
additional risks of which we are not presently aware or that we currently
believe are immaterial which could have an adverse impact on our business.  We
make no commitment to revise or update any forward- ooking statements in order
to reflect events or circumstances that may change.

Worthing Jackman / (832) 442-2266                        Mary Anne Whitney /
(832) 442-2253

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