Product Quality

The quality of suppliers' goods and services is not negotiable. Suppliers are obligated to provide only products that conform to US Ecology's strict specifications. Our demand for quality products is an essential supporting element of our position as a premier provider of quality environmental services.

New Product/Technologies

US Ecology encourages and expects suppliers to introduce new ideas, products, and technologies. Through this creativity, we are able to offer the customer a more advanced service. This premise is a foundation to our long-term supplier relationships.

Value Analysis

Our suppliers, both prospective and current, are encouraged to provide direction on value analysis opportunities aimed at enhancing US Ecology's position in the marketplace.

Product Delivery

Lead-time for orders shall be agreed on between US Ecology and our supplier. Proposed changes in promised delivery dates require US Ecology buyer approval.


Information of any nature provided to a supplier shall be held in strictest confidence. Suppliers confidentiality is an essential supporting element of US Ecology's leadership position as a provider of premier environmental services.

Supplier Visits

US Ecology requests our suppliers to meet with their assigned US Ecology buyer at least annually to review goods and services supplied. Prearranged visits can be set up with your assigned buyer, contact the purchasing department for more information. 

Environmental, Health and Safety

Contractors play an important role in our environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs. Suppliers chosen to perform work on behalf of our company are expected to comply with all applicable laws, regulatory, and US Ecology's EHS requirements. This approach ensures that our operations meet all local, state and federal legislative requirements and provide a set of best practices for suppliers to follow in all circumstances.

Supplier Pricing

US Ecology desires multi-year agreements that provide an assurance of continuous business. Suppliers are consequently well positioned to develop long term strategic plans for their business. In exchange for volume consideration and long-term agreements, we expect our suppliers to commit to stable pricing and annual reductions over the term of our agreement. Any proposed price increases are to be presented for review 60 days prior to the effective date of change.

Suppliers as Customers

Suppliers will benefit from implementing our environmental solutions at their business(es) for a productive two-way supplier/ customer partnership. The Purchasing Department can put you in touch with a member of our sales team who can work closely with you to establish your firm as a customer.

Terms and Conditions and Boilerplate Contracts

US Ecology has compiled reasonable sets of Terms and Conditions given today's highly competitive marketplace. Although sensitive to supplier's concerns, we do not have the resources to negotiate changes to the Terms and Conditions and boilerplate contracts.

Experts in Multiple Industries

US Ecology uses innovative technologies and services to minimize waste volumes, reduce costs, achieve compliance and protect the environment for our customers across many industry segments. Learn more about customized waste or environmental emergency response solutions for our specific industries below.