Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat: Ed Foye, Discount Waste, Inc., and All Children, Inc.
The founder of Discount Waste, Inc., Ed Foye, was Roger Lusby’s guest on Business Beat. He founded the company from nothing in 1999 and has grown it into a nationwide company. In addition, he is heavily involved in work with All Children, Inc., the non-profit he founded to help the poorest disabled children in orphanages in the poorest countries. Ed talked about the construction industry, the ways Discount Waste retains its talent, the life event that turned his heart towards giving back, his foundation, the ways other companies can get involved, and much more.
Business Beat is presented by Alpharetta CPA firm Frazier & Deeter and is produced by the North Fulton studio of Business RadioX®
Discount Waste, Inc.
Discount Waste, Inc. manages solid waste removal and recycling for customers nationwide.
Their customers rely on them to help define the best possible solutions. They take pride in being able to help customers identify their specific needs and work hard to implement services tailored to each and every situation.
Discount Waste has provided open top dumpsters for small one-night projects as well as services for customers with hundreds of locations. No job is too small or too large when it comes to satisfying the needs of our customers.
Their customer base continues to grow and their business has seen significant year-over-year growth.
Discount Waste’s growth is directly attributed to the hard work and dedication of each employee to provide the best possible services to each customer.
For information on how Discount Waste, Inc. can service your needs, please contact them or fill out a request a quote form. They keep adding services for you to make your project smoother and more cost-effective. They will be glad to assist you.
Discount Waste believes companies have a responsibility to address social issues such as poverty, poor health, lack of education and more. They practice Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and choose to make a difference in the lives of less fortunate children.
Their model for corporate social investment is AC3. All Children deserve a voice. All Communities deserve a future. All Companies need a mission to serve. This straightforward model points the way for like-minded companies to give back to those in need.
Their actions incorporate the company’s values of Compassion, Integrity, Service, and Responsibility. These values are reflected in their daily actions, interactions with customers, and those that they seek to help.
Discount Waste supports issues impacting children’s lives in less developed countries with limited welfare services. This year Discount Waste along with All Children, Inc. have supported more than 2,100 children with:
- Medical Care – Children die needlessly when aid and vaccinations are so easily available but not provided
- Nutrition – Without proper nourishment, the body and mind cannot grow and prosper
- Education – The cycle of despair will continue without this opportunity to achieve new heights
- Shelter – Children abandoned on the streets have no voice and no future
Discount Waste proudly supports allchildren.org. Change will happen when companies, individuals, and nonprofits collaborate to create long-lasting results.
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All Children, Inc.
All Children, Inc. is the vision of founder Ed Foye, CEO of Discount Waste, Inc. As a teenager he survived a life threatening car accident. He had to learn how to walk, talk and complete everyday tasks all over again. With the support of his family and friends, he made a full recovery and went on to graduate from college. He knows that he was given the gift of life a second time.
As a successful entrepreneur and businessman, he has always embraced opportunities to give back to the community. In 2012 he and his wife Amy created a family foundation named International Children’s Foundation of Atlanta to fund special projects serving disabled children in third world countries.
In 2016 he founded All Children, Inc. to provide an opportunity for other like-minded companies and individuals to support children living in some of the poorest countries. So many children with disabilities have tremendous potential, but with no resources they are never given a chance.
All Children began with two projects aiding orphans in Kenya and the Philippines. By the end of the first year they were able to help fund five additional projects that included feeding hundreds of starving children, tuition for children too poor to go school, education for deaf children and medical assistance. All Children currently supports nine projects in four countries.
Currently more than 2,100 children from some of the poorest countries are receiving a second chance in life through All Children’s support. All children have value and through medical assistance, nutrition, education and shelter they will experience a better quality of life. Many of these children have the potential to be future leaders and will someday have their own stories to share.
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Ed Foye, Founder and CEO, Discount Waste, Inc., and Founder of All Children, Inc.
Former waste executive, Ed Foye, founded Discount Waste, Inc. in 1999. With over 20 years of experience in the waste industry, Mr. Foye has built a solid reputation as a national provider of solid waste removal and recycling services.
As a teenager, Ed Foye, CEO of Discount Waste, survived a life-threatening car accident. He had to learn how to walk, talk and complete basic everyday tasks again. With the support of his family and friends, he made a full recovery. Armed with a new perspective in life, Ed wants to help abandoned children in third-world countries have a better quality of life.
Frazier & Deeter
The Alpharetta office of Frazier & Deeter is home to a thriving CPA tax practice, a growing advisory practice and an Employee Benefit Plan Services group. CPAs and advisors in the Frazier & Deeter Alpharetta office serve clients across North Georgia and around the country with services such as personal tax planning, estate planning, business tax planning, business tax compliance, state and local tax planning, financial statement reviews, financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits, internal audit outsourcing, cyber security, data privacy, SOX and other regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and more. Alpharetta CPAs serve clients ranging from business owners and executives to large corporations.
Roger Lusby, host of Frazier & Deeter’s Business Beat, is an Alpharetta CPA and Alpharetta Office Managing Partner for Frazier & Deeter. He is also a member of the Tax Department in charge of coordinating tax and accounting services for our clientele. His responsibilities include a review of a variety of tax returns with an emphasis in the individual, estate, and corporate areas. Client assistance is also provided in the areas of financial planning, executive compensation and stock option planning, estate and succession planning, international planning (FBAR, SFOP), health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology, and service companies.
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