Electronic Waste Recycling, Certified Data Destruction, Universal Waste Disposal…. Storage, handling and disposal, All Your Compliance Needs, Simplified.

Recycling, Shredding, Junk Removal and other Waste Disposal methods are becoming more heavily regulated with new policies and rules that can affect the way your business performs. Today businesses can no longer throw away things like Private Information, Electronic Devices (e-Waste), Light Bulbs, Batteries or even Cardboard in some areas. Modern Waste has the experience and the knowledge to keep our customers Secure, Environmentally Friendly and Cost Effective.

Universal & Electronic Waste

  • Battery Recycling
  • Electronic Waste Recycling
  • Plastic Recycling
  • Light Bulb & Tube Recycling
  • Aerosol Can Recycling / Disposal

Secure Data Destruction

  • Hard Drive Destruction
  • Data Wiping
  • Document Destruction
  • Proprietary Product Destruction
  • Data Media Destruction


  • Paper and Cardboard Recycling
  • Metal Recycling
  • Plastic Recycling
  • Wire and Cable Recycling
  • Wood Recycling

Junk Pick Up & Recycling

  • Appliance Recycling
  • Furniture Recycling
  • Equipment Recycling
  • Surplus Supply Recycling

Recycling, Shredding and Universal Waste Disposal Services for over 18 years

Serving the California region since 1999, we have worked with local, state and federal governments, small business, corporations, property management, facility management and everything in between. We are here to help you manage all those waste streams that can’t go in the trash. Modern Waste is “your total solution”, simplifying and helping you comply with the new and changing recycling and disposal rules. From the “cradle to the grave”, or in our case from the storage equipment to the final certification of recycle or destruction, we handle it all.

Our broad scope of services include hard drive destruction, light recycling, e-waste recycling, asset management, paper shredding, battery recycling, aerosol can disposal, junk pick up and disposal, scrap recycling and more. Why manage and pay three, four or even five different vendors…?

We’re your total solution for all the waste streams that can’t go in the trash.

Environmentally Friendly Waste Recycling Certifications

Modern Waste is SERI Responsible Recycling (R2) Certified and ensures that all Electronic Waste (e-Waste) is processed in a Professional and Environmentally Friendly Manner. Additionally, MWS is also Certified with OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety, ISO 14001 which ensures that Environmental Management Standards exist and that Recycling and Disposal Operations do not negatively affect the Environment.

Certified Environmental Health and Safety Management System

Modern Waste has created and implemented an environmental health and safety management system with the specific intent to protect ourselves and our clients against liability and risk associated with the complex and diverse waste generated by businesses today. We have chosen the certifications listed below because they are best suited for the prevention of risks associated with recycling and data destruction. We are audited for conformance to our EH&S System at least twice per year.

NAID® Certified:

NAID® Enviromental Management Systems (EMS)
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Obtaining an NAID® Certification is no easy task. As an E-Waste, Data Destruction and Secure Shredding Provider in California, we’ve earned this certification by abiding to some of the highest regulations in the industry. We want to make sure you’re information is taken care of safely, which is why would proud of our National Association for Information Destruction Operations Certificate.


R2 Certified:

R2 National Association for Information Destruction
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This certification ensures that all Electronic Waste (e-Waste) we recycle is processed in a Professional and Environmentally Friendly Manner. Rest assured, we take the environment seriously in this line of business – we want to leave the world in a better state for the next generation and the ones to follow.


OHSAS 18001 Certified:

OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Saftey Management
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Occupational health and safety management paves the way for the best possible working conditions in your organization. It provides guidelines on how to identify hazards and put in place the correct controls to manage them. This helps in reducing workplace accidents and illness, cutting out related costs and downtime, as well as prioritizing the welfare of your staff. And better, safer working conditions lead to better performance.


ISO 14001 Certified:

Responsible Recycling ("R2") Practices for Electronic Recyclers
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As of the most important certifications to have, this ensures that we abide by the Environmental Management Standards to make sure our Recycling and Disposal Operations do not negatively affect the Environment.


Waste Disposal & Recycling Service Area Locations

Modern Waste is Headquartered in Sacramento, CA in an ideal spot to provide 1st Class Pick-Up Services across the entire State of California. Spanning from San Diego, Los Angeles, The Bay Area, Sacramento, to Redding, our large Service Area is paramount to show our customers we care about their business needs.

We even go into Reno, Nevada (Washoe County) to Pickup, Recycle and Dispose of your Commercial Waste Materials!

If you’re anywhere in California or Reno, NV, please contact us and we’ll get you a Free Quote for your Recycling and Waste Pickup Service needs.

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Scheduling Waste Pickup is EASY! Our Recycling Service Trucks can quickly be on the way for all your Business Waste Disposal Service Needs!

Clients That We Faithfully Serve:

Modern Waste helps businesses of all sizes. We’ve worked with many different industries that have special waste disposal needs. In addition to standard business paper shredding and bottle/can/plastic recycling, we’ve worked in key markets with special needs including construction, communications, medical/dental facilities, industrial, and financial institutions. Put our experience to work for you.

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