About Link International

Link International is a full-service waste and recycling solutions company headquartered in Ontario, California focused on being an environmental conscious company. Over the last 10-years we have provided turn-key, nationwide corporate waste and recycling services.

Our goal is to present the highest profit generating cardboard, metal, wood scrap, and plastic recycling plans in simple, practical terms while including everything our client needs in achieving the best landfill diversion solution possible.

We are a one-stop service call for all waste hauling, recycling, hazardous waste, universal waste, and consulting services.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Melissa Carter

CEO Co-Founder

Melissa established the company as of June 20th, 2008, later incorporating the company November 1st…

Melissa Carter

CEO Co-Founder

Melissa established the company as of June 20th, 2008, later incorporating the company November 1st 2010.  Through her leadership and vision, she has built a brand that is new to the waste industry.  The business model built focuses on environmental impact while allowing clients true transparency within each program.  With this successful model clients view Link International more as business partners vs. a traditional vendor.

 

Joel Walker

Vice President Co-Founder

Joel was able to create a financial model which allowed the company to show profits…

Joel Walker

Vice President Co-Founder

Joel was able to create a financial model which allowed the company to show profits within the first 12 months of operation.  Through Link International’s financial model and corporate citizenship, the company successfully conducts business with several Fortune 500 companies.  As the co-founder of the company, Joel has built an idea of a “One vendor management solution” and “No cost sustainability consulting” into a nationally ran organization.  His vision is to grow the business organically through successful case studies and corporate stewardship throughout organizations.

Brett Dean

Vice President of Operations

Brett Dean brings over 18 years of experience in waste stream management and waste stream…

Brett Dean

Vice President of Operations

Brett Dean brings over 18 years of experience in waste stream management and waste stream sourcing.  As a graduate of the Environmental Science Department at Purdue University he brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.  Brett’s vast network of colleges and vendor partners helps in sourcing extremely difficult waste streams into reuse or recycling outlets.  Every company looking to achieve zero landfill with their operation hits their stumbling block with that last 5-7% of their waste stream.  Brett is the only waste solutions professional in the industry that has a 100% success rate.

Chris Gastelum

Vice President Sales

Chris Gastelum, is responsible for growing the business through marketing efforts and insuring Link International…

Chris Gastelum

Vice President Sales

Chris Gastelum, is responsible for growing the business through marketing efforts and insuring Link International leads the industry in all technological applications.  He has successfully worked with several fortune 500 companies over the past 15 years implementing local and national service based programs.  Chris has created a culture within the organization where his team puts the customer first.  His professionalism and entrepreneurial drive has helped Link International expand and sustain the brand throughout North America.

Arturo Valdez

Regional VP Sales

Arturo Valdez

Regional VP Sales

Lara Teeple

Vice President of Waste Solutions

Lara Teeple

Vice President of Waste Solutions

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