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We Know How

To Talk Trash!

Who We Are

SmartWaste is both women and minority-owned and managed. With over 60 years of combined industry knowledge and experience, the team at SmartWaste is well-positioned to manage your organization’s waste management needs from start to finish.

Our team has supported a variety of organizations over the years, from Fortune 500 companies and construction leaders to school districts and municipalities worldwide.

Co-Founder & President

Sara Eve Fuentes

Sara is the Co-Founder and President of SmartWaste Inc, an industry-leading waste management technology platform that improves the efficiency of capital projects, programs, and operations. She leads SmartWaste's product development efforts, working with customers to design innovative solutions to the waste management challenges they face.

What We Value

At SmartWaste, we are committed to promoting a circular economy and reducing environmental impact through comprehensive recycling and waste management solutions. We pride ourselves on providing high-integrity services that are tailored to the unique needs of our customers, while ensuring compliance with regulations. By partnering with us, organizations can effectively reduce their environmental footprint, meet sustainability goals, and contribute to a more sustainable future.


SmartWaste is committed to promoting a circular economy through the use of recycling and waste management solutions. We believe that by keeping materials in use for as long as possible, we can reduce the environmental impact of waste and conserve resources. We work with our clients to understand their waste streams, identify areas for improvement, and develop a comprehensive recycling and waste management plan that promotes circularity.


SmartWaste is committed to being transparent in all aspects of our business operations. We believe that transparency is key to building trust with our clients and continuously improving our performance. By providing clear and accurate information about our services and their environmental impact, we empower our clients to make informed decisions about their waste management practices.


SmartWaste is committed to promoting environmental responsibility and protecting the planet and its inhabitants. We believe that by reducing pollution and conserving resources, we can make a positive impact on the people and communities we serve. We also prioritize the safety and well-being of our employees and the communities in which we operate.

Sustainability Program Manager

Shyanne Kaing

Shyanne supports clients on their journey to zero waste and is especially passionate about upstream efforts to minimize waste production. She hopes to create change by promoting the circular economy through education, advocacy and policy work.

Communication Specialist / Regenerative Educator

Sarah White

Sarah White works to encourage innovation framed within indigenous, ecology-based wisdom. She also works to build community while collaborating on new approaches to solve overdue problems for clients, and the larger community.

Meet The Team

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