Waste-Away Group, Ltd. — headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana — is a new South Shore Clean Cities member, having joined in January 2019. The company has served Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan for more nearly 80 years.
Ownership of Waste-Away Group is comprised of second- and third-generation family members. Charles Himes, Sr. formed the company in 1940 when it began as a one-truck operation. Today, ownership is represented by a group of five people: second-generation brothers Charles Himes II and Stephen Himes and third-generation brothers Charles Himes III, Christopher Himes and Kenneth Himes. The owners work together to manage and maintain the multi-functional company as the market leader.