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ACT is a Forward Thinking, Professional Organization with Family Values and Customer Commitment

Advanced Chemical Transport is a nationally recognized employee owned Environmental Management Company, we are involved in all facets of hazardous waste management. ACT is your single source provider for all your hazardous waste and biological waste management, recycling, disposal, treatment, health and safety, and compliance needs.

ACT owns and operates fully permitted TSDFs; offering recycling, fuel blending, treatment, incineration, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. We also own an extensive fleet of trucks, including; box vans, semi-trailers, roll trucks, and vacuum tankers. All in full compliance with Federal and State DOT and EPA regulations. We can service your hazardous waste management needs throughout the western United States.

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Russ Cowperthwiate joining ACT as the newly created Corporate Transportation Manager

I am excited to announce Russ Cowperthwiate joining ACT as the newly created Corporate Transportation Manager. Russ comes to us with over 28 years’ experience in the transportation services sector. In his most recent position, he was the Fleet Manager over-seeing 500 commercial vehicles. His areas of expertise include; fleet maintenance, purchasing, training, Driver safety, and transportation compliance. Along with his extensive management and administrative experience Russ has direct hands-on experience as a mechanic, heavy equipment technician, and Class A Driver with doubles and tanker endorsement. On a personal note, Russ resides in Merced with his wife of 22 years…read more →

ACT Merced helps with donations to the less fortunate!

It is with great pleasure I am able to share that ACT Merced working with Merced County Rescue Shelter was able to donate a total of four 55 gallon drums full of food, clothes and toys for the less fortunate of Merced County. I am very proud of all my staff for the way they showed the “giving spirit” and donated this much needed assistance to the local needy ,homeless and working poor of Merced County. In addition a few of our employees will be taking our families to help serve these families and less fortunate at the Merced County…read more →

ACT Sunnyvale continues the Holiday Giving!

When Nichole Torres, Marta Prada and Janice Gogue heard about ACT’s generous donations this year they decided to do some giving themselves. They called around to the local Food Pantry and family shelters to find out what they could do, and The Sunnyvale Food & Toy Drive was on! The 3 women went out picked up 2 large barrels for food and 2 large barrels for toys, each barrel has been filled several times. When Marta announced the food and toy drive team ACT Sunnyvale stepped up big, employees donated enough food and toys to make a few trips to…read more →

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    • ACT has provided an excellent and conscientious service for Quantum Clean. ACT was functional in our transition and carried out a significant job keeping the facility in compliance with regulatory agencies. Juliana is reliable, honest and quick to respond to our needs. She carefully reviews and recommends alternative resources with competitive pricing. Overall, I have full confidence in ACT.
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    • Our Account Manager, Juliana Cayetano, You and ACT in general have been outstanding in responsiveness to pick-ups and deliveries, including the delivery of preprinted HW labels. ACT meets our time schedules, including our sometimes short notice requests, with the utmost professionalism. Juliana’s help with year-end reports and other data requests are timely and thorough. We have a good working relationship that I believe will continue well into the future. On a personal note: ACT has made my transition into EHS at HM a much smoother one. Thank you.
      -Ronald R
    • Based on my experience, I strongly recommend ACT to providing environmental related services to other companies like Flextronics. If you have questions regarding this recommendation, please contact me at your convenience.
      -Ray S