About CERTIFIED Recycling
• Waste Solutions

CERTIFIED is a leading provider of recycling and waste solutions services. We provide a broad range of waste diversion programs that help customers:

• Reduce costs and annual waste spend.

• Grow income streams for recyclable materials.

• Reduce waste going to landfill and lower landfill costs.

• Achieve sustainability goals.

• Stay in compliance with government mandates for their recycling and waste programs.






The company was founded in 1977 by John Dalton IV. John’s passion for customer service and his commitment to the core values of integrity, family, and professional relationships has enabled the company to grow steadily over the years. 

Today, CERTIFIED is led by John’s son, Justin Dalton, who is CEO. Justin leads with a new vision for marketplace leadership and accelerated growth within the sustainability industry, driven by the same passion for customer service excellence and the core values that have built the company into the midst of its sixth decade.

CERTIFIED has full-service recycling and processing facilities located in Anaheim (Company headquarters) and San Diego.

CERTIFIED is majority-owned by Parallel49 Equity in partnership with the Company’s founding family and shareholders.


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