Zero Waste Professionals at Your Service

Michael Siminitus, Waste Buster’s founder, is a zero waste professional and has been in the Zero Waste business for 10+ Years. He understands the requirements and dedication it takes and is committed to advancing zero waste values and policies.

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Has helped many businesses understand their wasting practices and take steps to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost their way to cost savings and environmental performance gains. We offer the following services:

Waste Busters Business Services

Waste Assessment

It is important to know where you are at before implementing new programs. Waste Busters will perform a detailed composition study of your waste stream, identifying and quantifying materials being discarded, where they are going, how much it is costing your company and the Green House Gas (GHG) emissions associated with current waste management practices.

Zero Waste Plan

After having a through understanding of the current situation, working with your company, Waste Busters can generate a plan to improve recycling and reduce waste. Depending on your needs and business type, this can include bin and signage needs, product replacement or alternative purchasing practices, compost program development, employee training, incentives for participation and a plan to track progress in order to observe and improve.

Continued Assessment and Consulting

It is important to track benefits after implementing a Zero Waste Plan. Waste Busters will make a report detailing GHG savings, cost avoidance savings, and waste reduction statistics. We can continue to make recommendations and assess progress until your company achieves Zero Waste.

Waste Auditing and Characterization

Our experienced team provides Waste Audits and Characterization services to a wide variety of clients, helping them to fully understand the amounts and types of materials in their waste stream. From visual audits to in depth sampling and sorting, our team can do the dirty work and provide useful data inline with industry established best practices.

Reporting and Compliance

 Waste Busters will help ensure your company is in compliance with all the current local, state, and national laws that regulate data reporting and collection for waste haulers, processors and generators.     


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A graduate of UC Davis who studied the environment and international relations, he developed and expanded on composting and recycling services for the campus including the Aggie Sports Stadium, all venues and special events on campus as well as managing the cutting edge practices of the UC Davis Whole Earth Festival in the early 2000s.

As the Principal Consultant for Waste Busters, Michael brings 15 years of experience in the field. After starting his work in this field as the Manager for the UC Davis Zero Waste program, Michael formed Waste Busters in 2008, operating Zero Waste programs for major events, performing waste characterization studies and consulting for a wider variety of clients, public and private. He is an active member of the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA).