Sam Scoten

Dallas’ CheckSammy Gets $45M Strategic Investment to Expand Waste Diversion from Landfills

by | Jan 24, 2024
A nationwide provider of on-demand, same-day bulk waste removal and bespoke sustainability services, CheckSammy said the funding will allow it to expand its role as "enablers of the circular economy" by providing new tools to strategically optimize its clients' ESG scores and diversion efforts.
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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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