The New Way to Disinfect. Sanitize. Deodorize.
Clean A Can is a DBA of CMG (container management group). Clean-A-Can was formed in 2009 by its owner Mia Chacon and has over 1,000 clients from LA to San Diego.
Who We Are
Clean A Can is a Certified Minority Woman owned Small Business that offers comprehensive, environmentally sound solutions and services for private, public, and municipal solid waste haulers. CMG’S multifaceted capabilities and services provide cost-effective and environmentally friendly solutions to a variety of applications. These solutions free our customers from some of the more challenging and non-revenue generating portions of their business, allowing them to concentrate on their core business.
CMG is a leading provider of container management services including container washing, repairing and complete turn-key container management solutions. We also offer a variety of ancillary services including technology implementation, route auditing, project management, temporary staffing, special event services and capital equipment acquisition. CMG has saved it’s customers millions of dollars in operating and capital expenses. CMG continues to innovate new and efficient methods to provide on-going cost savings.
The waste industry is a universal necessity for the solid waste removal, recycling and disposal services throughout the US and is made up of a primarily male leadership. So, when a business women entrepreneur, Latina, mother and brilliant woman-on-top creates a company in a predominantly male industry, people take notice.
Maria Chacon-Ferrante is the CEO and Founder of Container Management Group, LLC and has used her innovative way of thinking and executive senior level experience to create a unique position in the waste and recycling industry. With technology at the forefront and quality customer service as top priority, she has managed to maintain the small entrepreneurial spirit without an overbearing corporate management structure.
Container Management Group is focused on providing the best service for the waste disposal and recycling industry. Because of its ability to create a strong customer base and strong management team, Container Management Group has been able to expand their service offerings to: metal container repair, delivery services, route auditing, bulk item collection, scout truck services, on-site container washing, alley clean-ups, special event container deployment and a variety of specialized labor projects related to the waste and recycling industry.
Since partnering with RecycLA, Container Management Group has grown exponentially in the last few years and proven that being a hardworking Latina and female business owner in an industry lead by men, would not hinder her ability to create a foundation for a thriving business. As of 2018, Container Management Group is the leading independent container management company in its industry has successfully grown from Coast to Coast, managing community relations and obtaining the highest level of service for the company’s customers nationwide. Maria’s relationship building skills have spurred the growth of her company from zero revenue in 2011 to projected $600,000.00 in 2016, all from a service that, had not existed before 2010.
Prior to forming Container Management Group, Maria served for six years in an executive capacity for the container management company CDSRVS, LLC. As its, Vice President of Human Resources and Operations, she directed six locations in the Southwest, each prospering under her leadership. Maria supports numerous youth/athletic organizations, including Whittier Girls Softball, Brea Olinda District, Bishop Lamont, and the OC Crew team. She also supports Boys and Girls Hope, which provides housing and scholarships for teenagers, allowing them to obtain an education at private high schools and colleges.
Though she has achieved success in business, Maria considers her greatest achievements her two sons: Armani, 25, who graduated from UC Berkley, and Gianni, 24, who is a young entrepreneur.