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Jimmy’s Johnnys— A Minneapolis Institution

Jimmy’s Johnnys— A Minneapolis Institution

Fresh off of his international beach vacation, we catch Rich Anderson, owner of Jimmy’s Johnnys, a small business institution in Minneapolis / St. Paul. We try to keep up with Rich as he’s on the move during this interview, as he is throughout every day, per his preference to manage his business from the field. […]

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Alvarado Portable Toilets

Alvarado Portable Toilets

Alvarado Portable Toilets in Reedley California was founded in 1989. Cindy Alvarado explains that she and her husband Sergio started the business because there was a need for a portable toilet company to provide field service units. In our area, it’s all ag (agriculture). We were told that regulations were going to start getting tougher […]

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Fancy Flush: Traditional Start-Highly Innovative Business

Fancy Flush: Traditional Start-Highly Innovative Business

Fancy Flush owners, Roman and Heather Schmidt, worked with professionals in the wedding and wine industries. Roman was not inclined to go into the traditional portable toilet business that his father had been in through Roman’s entire life to that point. So, he and Heather chose a road less traveled—a niche submarket of the industry. […]

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Transforming Your Business and Industry Image, Right Now!

Transforming Your Business and Industry Image, Right Now!

A & C Septic Services, LLC, has been building its upstate New Jersey family business since mid-2011. Cheri Errico runs the business office, does the creative marketing, including much of the branding design, processes receivables and payables, does all special event management, and handles much of A & C’s customer relations. We spent some time […]

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NoCo Septic, An Interview With Scott Kapala, Owner & Certified Technician

NoCo Septic, An Interview With Scott Kapala, Owner & Certified Technician

NoCo Septic is a family based company that was the brainchild of Scott Kapala. They are located in Northern Colorado right in Longmont. With a decade of experience, Scott is proud to provide exceptional service in the septic industry to many different areas of beautiful Colorado. Let’s take a look inside this worthy operation to […]

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Carter Mayfield- SOS Liquid Waste Haulers

Carter Mayfield- SOS Liquid Waste Haulers

Out of all the interviews I’ve done with various liquid waste companies, Carter Mayfield of SOS Liquid Waste Haulers has to be absolutely one of the nicest people I’ve chatted with. His company has undergone some exciting changes in recent months, which is why we’ve decided at American Liquid Waste Magazine to do a quick […]

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John Todd  Septic Company, An Interview With President, Jack Todd

John Todd Septic Company, An Interview With President, Jack Todd

John Todd Septic Company has been around since 1945. As a family-owned company with a long rich history, you can see how the tradition of plain ol’ hard work and treating their employees like family has carried them through for many years. Now run by John’s son, Jack Todd, who is the president of Todd […]

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G&C Septic Tank Service, An Interview With Owner and COO, Shon Steele

G&C Septic Tank Service, An Interview With Owner and COO, Shon Steele

G & C Septic Tank Service is a family owned and operated company located in Galt, California in Sacramento County. It’s a tight community of around 25,000 people. This particular septic company has been serving the area for over 40 years, so they are a vital part of this hard working town. They are also […]

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PolyJohn- An Interview With The Family-Owned Company

PolyJohn- An Interview With The Family-Owned Company

One of our key advertisers at ALW Magazine is PolyJohn. They are a family-owned company that specializes in portable restrooms, but they are so much more than that. In talking with a few employees of PolyJohn, including Danny Schaver (their Marketing Director), Matt Pausma (the Process Improvement Specialist), and brothers Gus and Sam Cooper (a […]

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Salina Septic Service- An Interview With Owner, Cole Leister

Salina Septic Service- An Interview With Owner, Cole Leister

A new company with a young go-getter at the helm is what Salina Septic Service is all about. Located in Salina, Kansas this company, formerly Fuller’s Septic Service, is on the rise after being purchased by the Leister family in 2016. With Cole Leister running the company now with his bright attitude and quick learning […]

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