Smash My Trash® is transforming the commercial waste industry in the San Diego, CA area.



When I first starting exploring Smash My Trash as a business, I immediately saw the value it can create for local businesses. And given the challenges with rising costs for waste along the need to deliver services that are environmentally-friendly, San Diego was the perfect fit for Smash My Trash.

Our team is committed to improving your company’s waste management services without changing the way you do business. Our mobile waste compaction makes your job easier, not harder. We Smash the trash in your open-top dumpsters, saving you time, money, and hassle.


San Diego, widely known as “America’s Finest City”, is located on the Pacific Ocean coast of Southern California immediately adjacent to the Mexico–United States border. It is the eighth most populous city in the United States and the seat of San Diego County, and the fifth most populous county in the United States. The city is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches and parks, long association with the U.S. armed forces, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. San Diego is the second largest city in the state of California after Los Angeles.

Some of the most important local communities we serve include:

  • Mira Mesa
  • El Cajon
  • Miramar
  • Chula Vista
  • Otay Mesa
  • San Diego
  • Kearny Mesa
  • Clairemot Mesa
  • Spring Valley
  • Mission Valley
  • Lemon Grove
  •  National City
  • La Jolla
  • San Ysidro
  • Cornonado Island

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Chuck Adams

Chuck Adams

Owner / Managing Partner

Chuck Adams is not only a franchisee, but works for Smash My Trash corporate as the VP of National Accounts. He also owns other businesses in the property management space. Chuck attended the University of Alabama and served in the United States Army after college. Chuck and his wife Karen spend most of their free time catering to the whims of their rambunctious Fox Red Lab, Strawberry.

Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson

Sales & Operations Lead

Peter Johnson oversees our day-to-day operations for Smash My Trash – San Diego. He brings 6+ years of experience in the waste industry to the team and has lived in San Diego since 2008. He was a collegiate athlete in men’s volleyball leading his team to back-to-back conference championships while also being named conference MVP in both seasons. Peter and his wife, Kassity, are the proud parents of their 2 dogs – Bear and Cody.

Pedro Castellanos

Pedro Castellanos

Smash Operator - North Territory

Pedro Castellanos serves our customers in North San Diego. He is a licensed CDL driver with 20+ years in the waste and recycling industry. He has been married to his wife Veronica for 18 years, and they have lived in the San Diego area since 2012. Pedro is a proud father of 2 and also has 2 grandchildren.

Christian Richichi

Christian Richichi

Smash Operator - South Territory

Christian Richichi serves our customers in South San Diego. He earned a BS in Business Administration with a minor in Finance from Cety Universidad and served in the United States Marine Corp. Christian and his wife have been married for 22 years and are proud partners of 1 daughter.


Some of the most important local industries we serve include:

Aerospace & Defense


General Freight





Home Improvement


We are proud to serve dozens of customers across the San Diego area. Here are a few of the companies that rely on Smash My Trash for their mobile waste compaction needs:

CED Greentech
Renewal By Andersen of San Diego
Dreamstyle Remodeling
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Ready to take control of your waste management? It only takes 15 minutes. Complete this form to schedule a free, no-obligation Smash and see exactly how our unique and effective mobile compaction service works.