Better savings come with our intensive Waste Link® Audits.

waste auditsImproving your waste management efficiency and reducing your waste expenses is our goal when we do a Waste Link ® Audit. Our comprehensive waste and recycling assessment digs deep to identify how to alter current operating procedures to reduce your costs.



Step 1 – Data Collection

We thoroughly examine your processes and get a good baseline assessment of your current waste management.

  • Construction and Demolition Waste Management
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Universal Waste Management
  • Mixed Office Paper Recycling
  • HIPAA Regulated Paper Recycling
  • Cardboard Recycling
  • Glass/Plastic/Aluminum Can Recycling
  • Grease Disposal
  • Biohazardous Waste Management
  • Mercury Pollution Prevention and Reduction Program
  • Items for Re-use, such as medical equipment, wood pallets, furniture and toner cartridges
  • Lead-Based Paint Remediation Projects and associated disposal
  • Carcinogenic Chemicals
  • Reclamation of Salvageable Material, such as scrap metals, computer equipment and electronics

Step 2 – Analysis & Recommendations


Once all data is obtained, we will conduct a thorough analysis to determine where we can reduce costs and improve operations. Our experts will examine all relevant technical data, expenses and contracts and make recommendations in the following areas:

  • Waste Handling
  • Waste Generation Reduction
  • Waste Segregation
  • Affirmative Procurement Programs for products with minimal packaging
  • Improved Vendor Services or Contracts
  • New Equipment Technologies

Step 3 – Implementation


Once we obtain customer approval of recommendations, we coordinate and implement the associated training and education process, negotiate with vendors to optimize service levels, and “right-size” existing equipment. Waste Link® can also develop the following WASTE MINIMIZATION programs and procedures:

  • Significant Impact Determination
  • Legal Requirements
  • Targets and Objectives
  • Responsibility Matrix
  • Training Program
  • Communication to External and Internal Parties
  • Document and Record Control
  • Operational Controls
  • Emergency Planning and Response
  • Monitoring and Measuring Procedure
  • Non-Conformance and Corrective and Preventive Action
  • Gap Analysis Program Review
  • Annual Program Effectiveness Review and Report

Step 4 – Monitoring


Once comprehensive audit recommendations are implemented, we remain part of the customer’s team for the duration of the consulting agreement. Ongoing support and involvement includes:

  • Constant program monitoring through facility observation and records review
  • Resources to resolve new problems and evaluate new technologies
  • Handling of future bids to ensure that maximum savings continue
  • Resisting adverse developments and price increases

waste reduction recycling plant A Step Further: Improved Recycling

Not only do we bring decades of experience to our waste audits, making them superior to other companies, but our team of industry experts can also assist you in the establishment, training and rollout of a complete Recycling Program to ensure you benefit your company and the environment with a successful, cost-effective program.


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