Established in 2010

Friendly, knowledgeable, and professional collection services.

5280 Community Waste Solutions, LLC is transforming the way waste and recycling is collected at Multi-Family Housing Communities. This simple service amenity solves a common problem for the multi-family housing industry by picking up trash and recycling at each resident’s doorstep 3-7 times a week from lidded containers and disposing of it efficiently and cleanly at the on-site dumpster(s) or compactor(s). Our vision is to provide a leasing tool for management companies, opportunities for ancillary income for owners and a professional service that residents will appreciate.

Steve & Bobby


To provide Consistent, Accurate, and Accountable service to all our customers.


Our vision is to provide the best service possible in the industry. Our staff will show up, mindfully collect the waste, and in the instance there is a concern regarding our service, we promise to remedy any concern as quickly as possible. Our customer service line is directed to someone at all times during service. Residents will never be on hold. Additionally, all community managers and service managers will have direct access to our service collection managers and questions are handled with expediency.


Why Us

Time-saving Solutions

We understand the hectic pace of modern living. That’s why we offer comprehensive on-site management of resident trash/recycling, clothing donations, and bulk removal. By entrusting these tasks to us, property management companies reclaim valuable time to focus on core operations while enhancing resident experience.

Cost-effective Excellence

Our services are not just about convenience; they’re also about efficiency. 
By streamlining waste management, waste logistics, and bulk removal, we optimize resources and minimize costs for property management companies. 
Our solutions are tailored to deliver maximum value without compromising on quality.

Unmatched Quality of Service

What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to excellence.
Our friendly, knowledgeable, and professional staff are dedicated to delivering an unparalleled quality of service. 
We don’t just meet expectations; we exceed them. 
Partnering with us means accessing a level of service that elevates the standard of living for residents and enhances the reputation of property management companies.

Tailored Partnerships and Relationships

We believe in the power of partnerships and relationships. 
Our goal isn’t just to provide services but to form lasting collaborations with the properties we serve. 
We work closely with each property management company to understand their unique needs and tailor our solutions accordingly. 
With 5280 CWS, you’re not just a client; you’re a valued partner in our mission to redefine excellence in waste concierge services.

Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed

At 5280 CWS, customer satisfaction isn’t just a goal; it’s a promise. 
We prioritize open communication, proactive problem-solving, and continuous improvement to ensure that every interaction with us is nothing short of exceptional.
With our dedicated support and personalized approach, you can trust us to exceed your expectations every step of the way.

Our Team

Steve M. Berninzoni CEO

Steve M. Berninzoni

Meet Steve M. Berninzoni, co-founder and CEO of 5280 Community Waste Solutions, Steve has served as the Chief Executive Officer for 5280 Community Waste Solutions, LLC for the last twelve years and looks forward to leading the company he co-founded for many more years. Steve’s role within 5280 CWS, LLC consists of overseeing all aspects of business management and development including but not limited to—corporate leadership, financial management, sales force management, client retention, and implementation of marketing strategies. Steve graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a degree in Behavioral Science and Criminal Justice. After graduation, Steve served as a building manager and an athletic business manager, while honing his corporate leadership abilities. Additionally, Steve works with and mentors disadvantaged youth through a school to work alliance program.

When it comes to expanding 5280 CWS, Steve see’s the valet trash division as well as bulk hauling and junk removal division continue to see excellent organic growth as the overall service experience continues to be our focal point. Steve proclaims that the quintessential goal of 5280 is to provide consistent, accurate and accountable service to all our customers. “I want all our customers to know that we care about what we do and that our job as an onsite waste collection vendor is to make their job easier through our waste management solutions.” In his “free time”, Steve enjoys hitting the gym, attending sporting events, reading history, and traveling with his wife.

Bobby Velez CSO

Bobby Velez

Meet Francisco Robert "Bobby" Velez, the dedicated Chief Servicing Officer at 5280 Community Waste Solutions LLC, where he has passionately led the team for the past 13 years. Armed with a degree in Communications, with an emphasis in Media and Marketing, Bobby's journey into entrepreneurship was fueled by a profound commitment to uplift his local community, giving rise to the inception of 5280 CWS. Bobby seamlessly integrates his communication prowess into the day-to-day responsibilities of managing employees, overseeing management, and engaging with our community property managers and even residents. His adept handling of these tasks is a testament to his commitment to fostering strong connections within the community.

Drawing from his background in media, Bobby consistently channels his creative energy into crafting innovative content and service ideas. Whether he's strategizing new initiatives or brainstorming engaging campaigns, Bobby's media knowledge serves as a cornerstone for the continuous growth and development of 5280 CWS. Beyond the boardroom, Bobby is known for steering conversations toward his passions, which include films, sports, and yes, even the topic of trash. His ability to infuse enthusiasm into discussions about waste management reflects his genuine dedication to making even the seemingly mundane aspects of our lives engaging and meaningful. In every interaction, Bobby Velez exemplifies a unique blend of entrepreneurial spirit, communication finesse, and a genuine love for community service. Discover the person behind the title, as Bobby brings innovation and a touch of personal flair to the world of waste solutions at 5280 Community Waste Solutions LLC.

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Harmony Stone

Meet Harmony Stone, the Regional Operations Director of 5280 CWS. Harmony has been a part of the multi-family housing industry for 7 years specializing in doorstep trash service. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in operational management to 5280 CWS. She oversees the day-to-day operations ensuring that the 5280 CWS team upholds our commitment to excellence every step of the way. Harmony plays a key role in enhancing the overall client experience and driving operational efficiency.

In Harmony’s free time she enjoys spending time with her family, sharpening her culinary skills, traveling, and going on mountain adventures with her two Great Danes.