EarthCare Announces Agreement to Acquire LandComp Corporation, an Illinois Landfill Company

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from EarthCare Company

    DALLAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthCare Company (Nasdaq:   ECCO)
 announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire LandComp
 Corporation, a privately owned landfill company in LaSalle County, Illinois.
 LandComp's newly developed landfill has been in operation for two years.  The
 landfill currently receives approximately 180,000 tons of waste annually and
 has approximately 45 years of capacity remaining at that volume.  Under the
 terms of the agreement, EarthCare expects to close this transaction by the end
 of June 2001.  The closing is subject to normal and customary conditions,
 including EarthCare obtaining the necessary letter of credit and bond
 financing and governmental approvals.
     Don Moorehead, Chairman and CEO of EarthCare, said, "LandComp represents
 our entry into the Illinois non-hazardous solid waste industry.  We are
 excited about the prospects for LandComp and plan on expanding our presence in
 this market with future acquisitions and internal growth.  We look forward to
 many years of growth, cash flow and profitable operations from this landfill."
     EarthCare Company is a non-hazardous waste services company with business
 units serving the solid and liquid waste needs of a variety of residential,
 commercial, municipal and industrial customers.
     Statements made in this press release that express EarthCare's or
 management's intentions, plans, beliefs, expectations or predictions of future
 events, including preliminary estimates of financial results and guidance for
 future periods, are forward-looking statements.  The words "believe,"
 "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "will" and similar expressions
 are intended to further identify such forward-looking statements. It is
 important to note that the company's actual results or performance could
 differ materially from those anticipated or projected in such forward-looking
 statements.  Other factors that could cause EarthCare's actual results or
 performance to differ materially include risks and uncertainties relating to
 EarthCare's financial condition, market demand and acceptance of EarthCare's
 services, competition, as well as the risks discussed under the heading "Risk
 Factors" in EarthCare's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended
 December 31, 2000, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The
 forward-looking statements contained herein represent the judgment of
 EarthCare as of the date of this press release, and EarthCare expressly
 disclaims any intent, obligation or undertaking to update or revise such
 forward-looking statements to reflect any change in EarthCare's expectations
 with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on
 which any such statements are based.
 
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    DALLAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthCare Company (Nasdaq:   ECCO)
 announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire LandComp
 Corporation, a privately owned landfill company in LaSalle County, Illinois.
 LandComp's newly developed landfill has been in operation for two years.  The
 landfill currently receives approximately 180,000 tons of waste annually and
 has approximately 45 years of capacity remaining at that volume.  Under the
 terms of the agreement, EarthCare expects to close this transaction by the end
 of June 2001.  The closing is subject to normal and customary conditions,
 including EarthCare obtaining the necessary letter of credit and bond
 financing and governmental approvals.
     Don Moorehead, Chairman and CEO of EarthCare, said, "LandComp represents
 our entry into the Illinois non-hazardous solid waste industry.  We are
 excited about the prospects for LandComp and plan on expanding our presence in
 this market with future acquisitions and internal growth.  We look forward to
 many years of growth, cash flow and profitable operations from this landfill."
     EarthCare Company is a non-hazardous waste services company with business
 units serving the solid and liquid waste needs of a variety of residential,
 commercial, municipal and industrial customers.
     Statements made in this press release that express EarthCare's or
 management's intentions, plans, beliefs, expectations or predictions of future
 events, including preliminary estimates of financial results and guidance for
 future periods, are forward-looking statements.  The words "believe,"
 "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "will" and similar expressions
 are intended to further identify such forward-looking statements. It is
 important to note that the company's actual results or performance could
 differ materially from those anticipated or projected in such forward-looking
 statements.  Other factors that could cause EarthCare's actual results or
 performance to differ materially include risks and uncertainties relating to
 EarthCare's financial condition, market demand and acceptance of EarthCare's
 services, competition, as well as the risks discussed under the heading "Risk
 Factors" in EarthCare's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended
 December 31, 2000, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The
 forward-looking statements contained herein represent the judgment of
 EarthCare as of the date of this press release, and EarthCare expressly
 disclaims any intent, obligation or undertaking to update or revise such
 forward-looking statements to reflect any change in EarthCare's expectations
 with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on
 which any such statements are based.
 
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