Safety. Sustainability. Solutions. A Leader in Waste Management, Railcar Cleaning and Marine Services LEARN MORE Waste Management Comprehensive Solutions to Mitigate and Resolve Waste Management Challenges LEARN MORE Railcar Cleaning Quality Services Delivered in a Safe and Environmentally Responsible Way LEARN MORE Marine Services Providing Quality Services to Our Customers, Delivered in a Safe and Environmentally Responsible Manner LEARN MORE

Get to Know Our Lines of Business

VLS Recovery Services is fully committed to sustaining a safe and secure workplace for our employees, achieving a superior return to our shareholders, and delivering outstanding service to our clients through unique and innovative sustainability offerings for the benefit of our environment.

Waste Management

We are a leader in sustainable and comprehensive waste management solutions.

Railcar Cleaning

We offer full-service railcar cleaning and repair services, specializing in “Highly Hazardous” products.

Marine Services

Our Marine Fabrication, Drydock, and Gas Free facilities offer solutions from routine inspections to major repairs.

How We Impact the Environment

Since 2007, VLS Recovery Services has been committed to serving and protecting the environment by providing our customers with sustainable solutions. Our Waste division continually improves and regularly develops new solutions for waste-to-energy and alternative engineered fuel. Our Rail and Marine divisions place special focus on cleaning heel and debris by diverting waste for recycling and beneficial reuse. We have the flexibility, knowledge, and experience to partner with our customers to provide the ever-growing need for sustainable solutions. 


From 2015 to 2021, VLS has diverted 987,000 tons from landfill into waste-to-energy and alternative engineered fuel programs. 

685,000 tons


302,000 tons

Engineered Fuel

987,000 tons

Landfill Diversion

Where We Are Located

VLS Recovery Services continues to expand its footprint. Our 27 locations provide nationwide coverage, including Mexico. Find our facilities in:

  • Alabama
  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Tijuana, Mexico
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin

See How We Are Guided by Core Values

Our mission is to deliver innovative solutions that support our clients in achieving their sustainability goals.