Our Services


A Complete Approach

Northstar Recycling manages recycling, food waste, refuse, and complete zero waste to landfill programs for companies across North America. We specialize in serving manufacturing and distribution facilities, and offer clients a single point of contact for all waste streams, facility locations, equipment, and other program needs.

The Northstar Advantage


National Reach
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National Reach

Northstar provides service for business facilities located across the United States, Canada, Mexico, and select areas of the Caribbean.

Our network of over 1,000 service partners allows us to offer consistent, quality service, while giving clients the flexibility to explore new program opportunities.

  • We understand local and national market conditions.
  • We serve both remote and urban areas.
  • We closely monitor, expand, and adjust our outlet network to ensure consistent service.

For clients with multiple facility locations, we also have the capacity to establish and facilitate national programs, with consolidated reporting, billing, service, and support. Contact us today to learn more.

Consolidated Reporting
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Consolidated Reporting

Northstar offers ongoing, consolidated reporting for all facility locations, material streams, invoices, and related program data. We work with clients to provide any custom reporting needs they may require, and offer Microsoft Excel and print friendly formats.

All clients also receive access to our secure, online reporting portal. Using their unique username and password, clients can login to view information like the following:

  • Billing and Invoicing
  • Shipping Histories
  • Commodity Prices and Weights
  • Environmental Impact Summaries
  • And More…

Contact us today for more information or to schedule a reporting demo with one of our recycling consultants.

Cost Savings
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Cost Savings

Northstar is dedicated to helping clients realize the highest possible value from their waste and recycling programs. We work with you to ensure you achieve significant cost savings by considering opportunities for improvements like the following:

  • Reduced Landfill Costs
  • Increased Recycling Rates
  • Value-Based Commodity Separation
  • Right-Sizing Services
  • And More …

Our business model as a national management company also allows us to provide clients with a unique level of flexibility, market stability, and overall value. Because we consistently manage huge volumes of materials across all our client facilities, we can access enhanced pricing and service opportunities that we can pass on to our clients. Contact us to learn more.

Reliable Service
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Reliable Service

Culture is the root of everything we do at Northstar. By building an award-winning work culture for our employees, our team can in turn focus on providing the highest quality service for every client.

We begin by assigning each client their own Account Manager, who oversees all daily logistics. We then build off this relationship by providing continuous support like the following:

  • Program Management & Analysis
  • Site Visits & Expert Consulting
  • Training Materials & Signage
  • And More …

This relationship focused method of service has allowed Northstar to build a level of personalized care unsurpassed in our industry. To learn more about Northstar’s award winning culture, visit our “About” page, or contact us today.

Industry Expertise
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Industry Expertise

As a fifth-generation company, Northstar offers years of waste industry expertise, combined with access to the latest recycling innovations. Also, because we primarily serve manufacturing and distribution companies, we are uniquely knowledgeable and adept at handling these waste streams.

Every Northstar client receive access to services like the following:

  • Site Visits & Expert Consultations
  • Access to our “Trash Talk” blog and Newsletter
  • Site and Industry Specific Training Guides
  • And More …

Our team also has staff specially trained in FSMA compliance and site auditing. This allowing us to provide a unique level of quality assurance when it comes to managing your byproduct streams.

Contact us today to learn more.

Equipment
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Equipment

Northstar provides clients with access to a full line of waste and recycling equipment, including all types of balers, compactors, electronic monitors, collection bins, containers, and transportation options. We not only advise clients on the best equipment to use for their programs, but can also provide financing, setup, and training. Additionally, Northstar conducts ongoing research into new tools to help clients increase the efficiency of how their byproducts are collected and transported.

To maximize space and efficiency, Northstar also specializes in spotting combination trailers for mixed recycling. This allows client facilities to collect a variety of grades separately, then load multiple material types onto a single trailer.

To learn more about our services, contact us today.

FSMA Compliance

To help clients meet FDA regulations, Northstar offers access to FSMA compliant outlets for both packaged and unpacked organic waste. Additionally, our team has Food Safety Preventative Controls Alliance (FSPCA) certified staff to assist with new FSMA regulations and requirements.

Quality Control

At Northstar, culture and integrity are essential parts of doing business. Therefore, we work with clients to provide disposal solutions that maintain the integrity of their brand. This includes offering certificates of destruction for packaged or unpackaged materials, as well as conducting outlet site audits to ensure continued quality service. Multiple Northstar team members are also certified quality auditors (QMS ISO9001 lead auditor), capable of performing quality audits on any outlets.