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Advanced Waste Services

“When we’re in need of immediate service or otherwise our production will stop, we know AWS will take care of our needs.”

Operations Manager
Metal Recycling Client

"The conditions were extremely difficult but your employees treated them well, developing and executing a creative solution to clean the wet wells."

Director of Public Works
Municipal Client

Service Solutions: Vacuum, Cleaning, Disposal and More

Don’t let wastes hold you back. Eliminate the problem and the risks by turning to Advanced Waste Services for a comprehensive suite of reliable, environmentally responsible services that help you focus instead on accelerating your success.

AWS has safely transported more than 500 million gallons of wastewater since 1993 without a spill.

You benefit from our knowledgeable, courteous professionals; clean, safe, top-notch equipment—an elite fleet that’s cleaned and inspected daily; and the right sense of urgency to meet your needs.

AWS averages more than 15,000 on-time service appointments annually.

On-Site Cleaning Services

A broad range of clients choose AWS for professional onsite cleaning services for all sorts of challenges. You can count on AWS to provide the right equipment, trained personnel, innovative ideas and proven experience to safely and efficiently deliver the results we promise. Learn more about our On-Site Services Philosophy.

  • Water blasting
  • Tank cleaning
  • Confined space entry
  • Sludge removal
  • Facility closures
  • Equipment cleaning

Packaged Waste Services

AWS keeps you in compliance with a proven record of efficient, cost-effective transportation and disposal of all types of hazardous and non-hazardous packaged wastes.

  • Drums, pallets, totes, pails
  • Box trucks and 53’ vans
  • Hazardous and non-hazardous
  • One-time or regular pickups

The Get Rid Of It™ Program: Lab Pack Services

Whatever “it” is—any amount, any size—let AWS be your partner in disposing or recycling your hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials quickly and properly.

  • Businesses, schools, garages, maintenance departments
  • Paints, acids, pesticides, flammable, corrosive, reactive, toxic
  • Packed and shipped in UN-approved containers in accordance with all DOT and EPA regulations
  • Professional, efficient & safe

Learn more about our Get Rid of It Program.

Managing Your Universal Waste Properly (PDF 496k)

HydroClean™ Water Blasting Service

To solve your toughest material removal and cleaning projects, AWS is here with your HydroClean Solution™. Capable of single- and dual-gun operation at high GPM and pressures up to 40K PSI, our HydroCleans tackle the toughest jobs.

  • Concrete
  • Containment and tank walls
  • Storage tanks and turnarounds
  • Reactors and piping
  • Paint and epoxy removal
  • Boiler tube scale removal

Jetting Service

AWS provides powerful sewer cleaning and sewer jetting for a wide variety of line cleaning applications.

  • Sand, grit, sludge, stones, grease and other materials
  • Any size pipe, storm sewer or catch basin
  • Camera and recording

Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling Wastewater

AWS serves the Marcellus Shale region with a reliable fleet of vacuum trucks to remove liquid and semi-solid waste, complemented by our own state-of-the-art treatment facility.

  • Freshwater hauling
  • Frac water disposal
  • Brine flowback and drilling mud processing
  • Licensed PA D.E.P. Residual Waste Processing Facility in New Castle, PA
  • Frac tank cleaning
  • Sludge removal


VacSimizerSludge collection and transportation can be problematic and resource-intensive ... but not with the VacSimizer™ from AWS. Unmatched in its maneuverability and payload capability, the patent-pending VacSimizer saves you money and protects the environment at the same time.

  • Saves time, money, fuel, carbon footprint
  • Lightweight, 40,000-pound capacity
  • Tractor trailer retracts to get into the tightest spaces (watch this VacSimizer demonstration video)
  • Operated by one person—no need for a support/hose vehicle
  • Does the work of 2 trucks and 4 men
  • Download the VacSimizer flyer

Vacuum & High Vacuum Services

For nearly any liquid removal needs, AWS offers state-of-the-art vacuum trucks and tankers with liquid capacities up to 6,000 gallons and air-moving capacities up to 6,000 CFM.

  • Acids
  • Brine
  • Caustics
  • Drilling mud
  • Dust
  • Flammable
  • Flowback
  • Oily water
  • Rinse waters
  • Rock and debris
  • Sludge
  • Powder
  • Waste by Rail

Interior Tank Wash Services

With experienced professionals and powerful equipment, AWS offers a complete range of interior tank wash services at our Milwaukee facility for food and chemical tank trucks. Watch a tank wash capabilities demonstration. Learn more about our Interior Tank Wash Services.

  • Anti-freeze charging
  • Caustic wash
  • Detergent wash
  • Exterior washes
  • Hazardous and non-hazardous washouts
  • Heavy heel removal
  • Hot/cold flush
  • Liquid/dry bulk
  • OK Kosher Certification
  • Pumps/hose cleaning
  • Railcar Cleaning
  • Steam dry
  • Tankers and confined space entries
  • Vacuum test
  • Van trailer cleanout

Emergency Spill Response Program

Unlike any other spill response service, AWS's Emergency Spill Response Program responds to waste, product and fuel spills anywhere in the United States. Who needs an Emergency Spill Response Plan? – The Requirements, the Risks, the Solutions.

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • State- and federally mandated spill response communication, notification and reporting
  • Use of our 800 number on all of your shipping papers
  • Emergency response management and clean-up
  • Convenient, comprehensive and Affordable Planning, Preparation & Response

Emergency Spill Response Agreement & Price List

Product Recalls

Every Product Recall is its own unique challenge. Each requires a quick, coordinated and comprehensive solution that achieves the client's goals. AWS designs, implements and executes Product Recall Solutions that help clients meet their time, logistic and material management requirements.

Our experts effectively manage the logistic, profiling, recycling, destruction and/or disposal requirements related to any Product Recall project. Our solutions are turnkey, convenient, comprehensive and well documented.

Our Product Recall solutions deliver the results you want, the way you want it. Our solutions are ideally suited for:

  • Food recalls
  • Pharmaceutical recalls
  • Home product recalls
  • Personal care recalls

Sewage Treatment Plants

AWS has the equipment and expertise to deliver unique and creative solutions to the toughest POTW challenges.

  • Wet wells
  • Digesters
  • Grit chambers
  • Interceptors
  • Great Traps
  • Jetting
  • Hydrobasting
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Disposal
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