GAIACA makes cannabis waste compliance
easier than ever before.

We are creating a more sustainable future by providing industry-leading,
eco-driven, compliant cannabis waste management solutions.

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How can we help?

We assist businesses of all sizes and waste output types, providing an opportunity to revitalize waste into reusable materials and helping cannabis solidify its role as an innovative and sustainable new industry.

Discover why industry leaders like Harborside, Indus Holdings, Kiva, and Dosist have all partnered with GAIACA for their cannabis waste management needs.

Site Evaluations

Your initial site inspection will allow us to evaluate and understand your specific needs as an operator. We will help you identify and profile your cannabis waste for compliance.

Waste Management Plans

Post Evaluation, GAIACA will create a site-specific cannabis waste management plan, addressing all applicable local, State, and Federal laws.

Secure Waste Storage

In an advised location we place our secure drums for cannabis waste accumulation. In addition to drums our dispensary clients benefit from secure lock boxes for our vape pen recycling program.

Environmental Consulting

GAIACA’s zero waste mission starts with our mindset and continues with our biodegradable drum inner bag liners. Our 150,000 gallon pond captures harmful run-off aside our 1/2 acre compost lot with polyvinyl chloride 30mm liner.

Proprietary Onsite Rendering

Our convenient method will convert your cannabis rendered “unusable and unrecognizable” prior to leaving your licensed facility making you compliant with state regulations.

Recycling & Waste Manifest

Not all waste is created equally, cannabis waste must be responsibly disposed, tracked and traced. GAIACA’s tracking method provides peace of mind your waste was properly disposed to meet the states Track-and-Trace requirements.

What we can help you achieve.

Above all, our mission is to help operators handle (revitalize) their waste (output) in an environmentally friendly manner in a highly regulated market, so you can get back to doing what you do best. Become a member today and discover how GAIACA can streamline your waste streams and general transportation needs.

Waste Planning

  • Tailored to Client
  • Waste Streams
  • Satellite Accumulation
  • Main Waste Storage
  • Handling Techniques
  • Collection Frequency
  • Personnel Sign-Off
  • Registration/Training

Industrial Hygiene

  • Facility Evaluation
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Critical Control Points
  • Corrective Action Plan
  • Health & Safety
  • Staff Training
  • Routine Monitoring
  • Prevention Program

Waste Management

  • Waste Profiling
  • Waste Transport
  • Off-Site Waste Processing
  • Waste Manifest
  • Certificate of Destruction
  • Compliance Certification
  • Hazardous Cannabis Waste
  • Vape Pen Recycling

Environmental Consult

  • Site Inspections
  • Soil Testing
  • Waste Characterization
  • Emissions Analysis
  • Quality Control Sampling
  • Recycling
  • Water Discharge
  • General Consultation

Cannabis waste compliance made easy.

Allowing you to focus on what you do best,
with complete peace of mind.


pounds of waste revitalized

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Partnering for success.

Gaiaca Waste Revitalization services has been an incredibly partner for meeting compliant regulations when it comes to the disposing of cannabis waste products. Their professional and responsive approach emphasizes their commitment to maintaining the highest standards possible and in an environmentally friendly manner.

Indus Holdings

Compliance and safety are of utmost importance in this industry: for our customers, our employees, and our environment. Gaiaca has been more than just a compliance service provider to us. They are good people and care about what they are doing to support the cannabis industry and their community.

Peridot Labs

Gaiaca has been a pleasure to work with. They made the transition into compliant waste management seamless for Harborside. We appreciate knowing that our cannabis waste is being handled responsibly and that all BCC documentation will be provided for us.


Gaiaca provides an excellent solution for waste management in the cannabis industry. Their compliant approach gives us peace of mind, as does their quick, thorough, and environmentally-friendly service.


Thank you for the extremely generous and supportive act of kindness. We appreciate all you do to support small farmers during this difficult transition.

Mendocino Generations

Ready to be compliant?

GAIACA makes cannabis waste management easy.