Sam Scoten

CheckSammy ‘Drop’ Program Offers Easy Textile Recycling Nationwide

by | Mar 27, 2023
More than 17 million tons of textiles go to landfills every year, but nearly 95% of all textiles are reusable or recyclable. CheckSammy, whose U.S. headquarters is in Dallas, aims to help through its Drop program, which allows clothing retailers, manufacturers, and even multifamily apartment communities to deploy drop bags or bins and schedule one-time or recurring recycling pick-ups.
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Waste Removal and Bespoke Sustainability Company CheckSammy Gets $15M Investment
by | Nov 30, 2022
Founded in 2018, CheckSammy's story has its beginnings in Co-Founder and CEO Sam Scoten's realization that there was an increased shortage of landfill space. He also wanted to tackle one of the last unregulated utilities —the waste services sector.  "It's an industry that's long overdue for disruption," said FirePower Capital's Trevor Simpson. 

CheckSammy says it brings greater transparency to bulk waste removal and sustainability services by leveraging data to empower fiscally and environmentally responsible decision-making.
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