Universal Waste Systems

Universal Waste Systems, Inc. is one of the largest family owned and operated recycling companies in the West. Our business model is simple: customers are always #1. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and a hands-on management approach.

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UWS has Over 120+ Years of Industry Experience

Universal Waste Systems, Inc. is a family owned and operated company with 3 generations working together with over 120 years of experience combined.

Our company was founded in 1986 and is one of the largest family owned and operated recycling companies in the Southwest Region of the United States.

Our business model is simple: customers are always #1. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and a hands-on management approach. A member of our family is involved in each division and department of this company overseeing the entire daily operation of our business. As our motto says, “Large Enough to Serve, Small Enough to Care”, we have all of the infrastructure and service capabilities, but we can also offer the personalized service of a one man operation.

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Our Mission

Universal Waste Systems exists to provide outstanding quality waste stream solutions for a clean and healthy environment for communities we serve by applying innovative solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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Our Vision

To be the flagship company for comprehensive waste management in the Western United States. We want to create the best and healthiest place to work and innovate to deliver cutting-edge environmental solutions to achieve “zero waste”.

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Service Credo

Our passion is service. Our purpose is a clean environment. We operate and funnel our energy to “recycle, reduce, recover and reuse.”

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Universal Waste Systems exists to provide outstanding quality waste stream solutions for a clean and healthy environment for communities we serve by applying innovative solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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Universal Waste Systems exists to provide outstanding quality waste stream solutions for a clean and healthy environment for communities we serve by applying innovative solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.

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Universal Waste Systems exists to provide outstanding quality waste stream solutions for a clean and healthy environment for communities we serve by applying innovative solutions to the challenges of today and tomorrow.