Certified Recycling

Certified Recycling (“Certified”) is a leading recycler of paper and other recyclable materials, operating out of two strategically located facilities in Southern California.  The company purchases more than 100,000 tons of old corrugated containers annually, as well as other paper, metal and plastic from over 1,000 suppliers.  Certified provides an essential service, enabling its suppliers to comply with environmental sustainability targets, in the process streamlining the latter’s operations, reducing disposal costs and providing incremental revenues.  The company sorts and bails the recyclable materials, and sells them to brokers for use in overseas mills.  Founded in 1977, Certified has longstanding relationships with suppliers in many industries, and has an excellent reputation in the marketplace.  

Headquarters: Anaheim, CA
Date of Investment: March 2015
Parallel49 Equity Contacts: Nick Peters and Jack Westerman

Certified is seeking add-on acquisitions with the following characteristics:
Recyclers of old corrugated containerboard, other papers, metal and plastics, as well as providers of document destruction services

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