About Us

Quality Waste was founded in 2012 by the late Arnold Bunch and David Shipley. The business started with the acquisition of one roll-off truck. In early 2018, Patrick and Frank McGuffin took a partnership interest in the company. The partners were all local businessmen before teaming up. They have cultivated many business relationships throughout the years and have garnered trust in the waste hauling industry.


The benefit of local ownership allows customers to speak directly with someone who can react and respond quicker and offer a more proactive approach to customer needs.

Quality Waste is entrenched in the Lakeway Area community and supports numerous organizations.

Patrick McGuffin, President

Patrick graduated from East Tennessee State University and began working with his family-owned waste hauling business, Tidi Waste. He started his career as a driver and advanced to sales. Patrick was named President of Tidi Waste in 2005. After seven years, the business was sold to a regional company. 

Patrick entered the real estate and development industry in 2013. He returned to the waste hauling business in early 2018 as President of Quality Waste.

David Shipley, Vice-President

David began his professional career with local printing and die-cutting business, Hayter Printing. He was the plant manager for 12 years. In 1999, he and fellow businessman, Arnold Bunch, started S & B recycling. 

In 2012, he and Bunch started Quality Waste to improve local waste hauling options. David served as President and teamed up with the McGuffin brothers in 2018 to expand services at Quality Waste.

Frank McGuffin, Vice-President

Frank graduated from The University of Tennessee and began working with his family-owned lumber business, McGuffin Lumber. He started his career in outside sales working with general contractors. In 1994, he took on the role of Vice-President of McGuffin Truss. After 11 years at Mcguffin Truss, he became Vice-President of Tidi Waste.

Frank entered the real estate and development industry in 2013. He returned to the waste hauling business in early 2018 as Vice-President of Quality Waste.

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Contact Us

Tel: 423-353-1300

1907 West Morris Blvd, Ste D
Morristown, Tennessee 37814

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