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Universal Waste Systems


Universal Waste Systems Inc. is a family owned and operated company with 3 generations working together with over 120 years’ experience combined. Universal Waste Systems Inc. was founded in 1986 and today is one of the largest family owned and operated companies in Southern California. 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 we have all of the infrastructure and service capabilities, but we can also offer the personalized service of a one man operation.

Universal Waste Systems Inc., operates 6 locations throughout Southern California providing service to over 200,000 residential, commercial, industrial, construction, and multifamily units across Southern California each month. Universal Waste Systems collects, process, and transfers over 250,000 tons of solid waste, recycling, and green waste per year. Our liquid waste division White House Sanitation and OH Casey pumps and transfer over 2.5 million gallons of liquid waste per year.

Green Wise Soil Technologies our sister company is a new addition to the Universal Waste Systems Inc. family of companies processing and selling over 60,000 tons of green waste, wood waste, compost, and mulch per year. Universal Waste Systems is proud to close the loop in our full circle green waste recycling approach by adding this facility.

Give us a call today at (800) 631-7016, our team of professionals is ready to service you. Our phones are answered by a live customer service representative that is equipped with all of the tools to assist you. Our in-house sales, managements, dispatch, and customer service department are open 6 days per week. We are here and ready to service your needs.

UWS in Orange County

Now Servicing Costa Mesa, Irvine and Newport Beach

Our office and yard is conveniently located in Costa Mesa which is important because when any need arise, whether it be in Newport Beach, Irvine or Costa Mesa, we are able to take care of you promptly. Our company takes great pride in managing your account proactively and making sure that your waste and recycling needs are tailored precisely to your business at all times. We offer the services that all other corporate, nationwide companies offer, but with the personal approach that it takes to keep our customers happy. When we begin servicing your account, you have a dedicated Account Manger that has nearly a decade of experience and is available to you even after normal business hours so you can feel confident that you will always be taken care of. Also, because we are a local/family owned company, doing business with UWS continues to support our SoCal Community.

 Whether you are looking for Permanent or Temporary Service, Roll Off's, Compactors, Dumpsters of various sizes, Recycling, or even Custom Made containers, we look forward to hearing from you as there is no account too large or too small for us to service. We also would like to invite you to review our testimonials from existing customers that we service in the area. Call us to schedule a free/on site waste analysis and we look forward to the opportunity to earn your business.

Universal Waste Systems Inc.
Orange County Division
2051 Placentia Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627


  • Hello Rain, Thank you for being on top of our service needs and getting off to a wonderful start in the opening of our restaurant".

    -Bobby/Director Of Operations.

  • Thanks for quick response. I certainly like your communication skills better than the other company. I am looking forward to doing business with your company as quickly as possible.

    - Shelley

  • Dear Rain, Thank you so much for the information and being so prompt, it was very kind of you to research that for us. Thank you again for everything you have done.

    - Kenyon/General Manager

  • Very happy with the service from Universal and we're glad that we switched over to you guys! Thanks for everything that you've done to make that happen.

    - Laura/Property Manager

  • Amazing; thanks for the swift response Rain…appreciate it.

    - Antony

  • I greatly appreciate your quick response and working with you has been an great experience! Thanks!!

    - Grace

  • I am extremely happy

    - Shelley

  • Dear Rain, Thank you so much for the information and being so prompt, it was very kind of you to research that for us. Thank you again for everything you have done.

    - Kenyon/General Manager

Contact UWS

(800) 631-7016
(562) 941-4900

9010 – 9016 Norwalk Blvd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670