About Us WasteXpress


WasteXpress has a far-reaching reputation of helping Oregon and Washington businesses and governmental agencies manage and dispose of a variety of hazardous substance, environmental and waste materials.

Prior to starting WasteXpress in 1989, the founders recognized the current environmental services market was not providing their customers with several key value added services. WasteXpress is committed to:

  • Educating our clients about environmental regulations, compliance, and alternative methods for managing their waste.
  • Reducing costs associated with managing waste.
  • Helping to make the task of waste management less time consuming.

It was on these simple fundamentals that WasteXpress was founded and still continues to operate. Prior to using WasteXpress customers complained about the lack of service and support they receive from other environmental companies.

WasteXpress operates on a personal level with face to face interaction with every client regardless of your size. WasteXpress consistently seeks industry leading methods of operations so smaller waste generators can enjoy the same quality of service as are given fortune 500 companies.

Why choose WasteXpress:

  • Extensive hazardous waste disposal, transportation & recycling experience
  • Wide range of expert disposal and recycling options
  • Turnkey spill cleanup experience and capabilities
  • Extremely flexible and cost effective with numerous value added services
  • Interfaces positively with environmental consultants and other vendors to dispose of waste materials properly resulting in a substantial cost savings
  • Base of operations minutes to all Portland locations and centrally located to all of Oregon and Washington
  • Our client’s long-term liability exposure is reduced with the WasteXpress comprehensive insurance coverage and disposal facility audit program
  • Oregon Emerging Small Business (ESB) certified to meet required government targets
  • Solid track record of providing consistent, high quality environmental services to Oregon and Washington businesses and governmental agencies
  • Managed over 28 Million pounds of waste materials from generators
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

The following are what supports WasteXpress with the qualifications to perform the work required:

  • WasteXpress has collectively over 80 years of environmental experience in the cleanup and disposal business.
  • WasteXpress personnel have conducted over 16,000 Northwest projects, which includes full service waste management, and all the engineering and project elements required from most any scope of work.
  • In 2011 WasteXpress managed and disposed of over 8,000,000 pounds of waste materials from project job sites.
  • WasteXpress is a licensed and bonded Oregon General Contractor with a substantial subcontractor vendor base to bring all necessary resources to any environmental, hazardous material, or health and safety project.
  • WasteXpress is licensed by the Oregon DEQ, US EPA and US Dept. of Transportation to transport hazardous wastes with our company owed fleet.
  • All WasteXpress Project Managers, Environmental Techs and subcontractors are OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER trained specializing in waste characterization,excavation, hazardous material transport, abatement and waste disposal.
  • All WasteXpress Project Managers and environmental techs possess a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) and have passed a rigorous DOT background and security check, and with no criminal records several drives possess
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).
  • WasteXpress is a registered Equal Employment Opportunity contractor and continues to seek minority and disadvantaged candidates to expand diversity in our staff and subcontractor base.
  • As a regular occurrence WasteXpress subcontracts work and refers project leads to many registered Emerging Small Business (ESB) partners.

Executive Leadership:

Arthur Marx- President. Mr. Marx founded International Resource Management in 1989 and WasteXpress Environmental Services in 1995. Mr. Marx has nearly 30 years experience working in industrial environments with over 25 years specifically in the environmental, hazmat, waste transportation, and disposal business. Through Mr. Marx’s leadership, WasteXpress has developed into a very efficient and responsive Northwest remediation and waste
management firm. His expertise is in RCRA (hazardous waste disposal regulations), ATSDF permitting, operations, DOT hazmat regulations, and site cleanup.

Jeremy Komp- Vice President. Mr. Komp started at WasteXpress in 2004 as a Project Manager where he performed all waste management functions that WasteXpress is engaged. He currently coordinates all waste transportation and field work activities, large scale industrial projects, works closely with all WasteXpress customers to fulfill their needs and interfaces with Project Managers to complete proper waste characterization, regulatory compliance, waste profiling, waste manifesting and disposal. Mr. Komp also establishes and manages an extensive subcontractor and vendor network for WasteXpress.