UEA is a market leader and innovator in the enhancement of recycling programs.
Utilizing our high degree of industry experience, proven designs and refined engineering of individual diversion and recovery
programs we are able to quickly evaluate, develop, and implement any existing, private, industrial, commercial or governmental
services. By performing extensive analysis coupled with the latest technologies, and time tested programs we are able
to integrate today's latest recycling and recovery solutions into cost efficient, environmentally aware, diversion and
recovery programs. Since the inception of our company, we have earned our fees based on the savings we are able to provide
our clients. We believe our company's success has thrived on the maxim,
"We make our money the old fashioned way, we earn it."
(~ Smith Barney)
is not a service company, but an audit company specializing in recycling reviews for the purpose of developing innovative
reduction and diversion programs for our clients. We start by reviewing all commodities that pass through your operations
to maximize your efforts at recovery, and cost avoidance. The management of UEA will develop new programs designed to your
specific operations that will provide maximum return on diversion, reuse and recycling. Our ferrous division will design programs
to develop the highest market prices for all recyclable products while our non-ferrous division monitors the LME and COMEX
to protect our clients from market fluctuation in copper, aluminum, brass, silver and other precious metals that may be generated by
your operations and are not commanding the highest market prices from your local vendors. Similarly our fiber-recycling program
identifies high-grade papers, and recovery of all grades of corrugated cardboard establishing company wide programs for recovery.
UEA offers a "turn-key program" to clients covering all their recycling needs. Combining reduction, materials
diversion and the latest equipment technology, to create programs tailored to meet client's fiscal and operational
goals. We believe our company offers the most complete line of services in this field over any other company in our industry.
While we are based in the Pacific Northwest We have developed programs for our clients across the United States.
Our management services include locating qualified vendors, and development of a series of service agreements between
clients and qualified vendor who can achieve the desired goals for our clients.
IS NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY REGIONAL OR NATIONAL SERVICE OR RECYCLING COMPANIES and as such are able to maintain a neutral and objective role between the client and service contractors.
Since 1997 we have designed and developed proprietary
review programs that provide us with detailed information on each of our customer’s service options, as well as pertinent
information on local and regional service companies their rates, cost of equipment, installation and services. Our
confidential Executive Summary packages have allowed UEA to build a database for serving our clients in the Pacific Northwest
and across the United States. We are able to estimate major cost savings to all of our customers by examining their current
costs and using our national presence to perform comparison analysis of those service costs using our extensive data base.
UEA is growing rapidly by extending its marketing base seeking future joint ventures
and acquisitions of companies in related business areas. By targeting retail and industrial customers throughout the United
States we’ve broadened our data base increasing available audit tools to benefit our clients.
recycling streams has always posed a problem, and often an expensive one. "Identifying and demonstrating innovative
solutions to recapture and utilize material community resources, is where we excel.” We feel any company’s
efforts to achieve an ISO-14001 rating are a credit to their management and their employees to meet or exceed area commercial
recycling goals. Further, UEA believes it can provide dramatic savings for each pre-qualified industrial and commercial client
we work with by maintaining or achieving the desired ISO ratings they wish to meet.
By contracting with UEA,
customers will be able to "outsource" their in-house recycling to an experienced, independent company
capable of lowering and containing their service costs. Our detailed Executive Reports allow us to provide customized data
detailing our clients' recycling revenues, as well as their total direct and hidden operating expenses.
A short list of our Clients:
UEA entered into a consulting agreement with Heitman Property Inc., a Delaware Corporation (the "Heitman Retail
Property" Consulting Agreement"). During the first year the overall savings to the Heitman Corporation generated
from the regional Mall property known as The Lloyd Center reduced the overall billing expense for the company in the first
year by nearly $50,000. The total savings achieved over the term of our agreement with Heitman Retail Property we were able
to achieve a total savings of over $250,000 which allowed them to develop a specialized program whereby their service
vendor, became a tenant of the shopping center and began paying Heitman’s predecessor (Glimcher Realty Trust) for retail
space completely eliminating all service fees to the shopping center and turning this line item on the books of the company
to a profit center.
UEA entered into a Consulting Agreement with Plaid Pantries, Inc. an Oregon Corporation (the
"Plaid Consulting Agreement"). The overall savings to the Plaid Pantries Company was generated by the 106 stores
located in Seattle, WA, Portland and Salem, OR areas. UEA was able through the management of all recycling services reduced
the overall billing for the company in just the first year by over $102,000.
entered into a Consulting Agreement with Morrison Knudsen Corporation (now URS Corp.), an Idaho Corporation ("Tektronix
Property, Management Co."). The overall savings to the Tektronix Corporation was generated by the property known as "The
Beaverton and Wilsonville Campus ". UEA through the detailed management of all recycling streams reduce the overall billing
for the company in the first twelve months by just over $225,000 and through the course of our contract with URS, Corp. we
were able to generate new revenues for the company of $675,000 in 36 months through the implementation of our new reuse and
UEA entered into a Consulting Agreement with Oregon Steel Mills a regional company with properties
in Portland, OR; Napa, CA and Denver, CO. (“The Oregon Steel Mills OSM Agreement”) The overall savings to OSM
over the term of our agreement until the company sold to a Russian foreign investment firm was approximately $420,000.
UEA entered into a Consulting Agreement with Melvin Mark, an Oregon Corporation (the "Melvin Mark Co. "
MMC Agreement"). The overall savings to the Melvin Mark Co. was generated by a high rise office property known as "Columbia
Square." UEA was able through the management of the recycling and solid waste services reduce the overall billing for
the company in the first 30 days by nearly $58,000.
UEA entered into an exclusive contract with Pella Corporation and produced an overall savings companywide
of $1,250,000 over a four year period.
Numerous other projects are in various stages of development with industrial
and commercial accounts in the Continental United States and Canada, that will continue to increase our company's client
Our principals are dedicated to excellence and have an average of 50 years of experience in the Service Industries
so you can rest assured we know our business and are able to achieve the highest possible results for our clients.
must be the change we wish to see in the world."