HZW provides environmental consulting services

We meet the varying needs of business, industry, and government in today's challenging regulatory climate. We seek to form a working alliance with each of our clients in order to develop innovative solutions which satisfy the particular challenges they face. Our mission also emphasizes offering value for each dollar invested in regulatory compliance or environmental remediation.

“HZW provides great quality and service. We are always happy with your work.”

Wetlands Client


HZW was founded in 1987 in response to the growing need for cost-effective environmental services. Over the years, we have enjoyed steady growth by providing quality services and traditional value. Our vision for the future is to continue growth in a managed fashion – expanding and developing new skills as the needs of our clients evolve.


HZW, a Women-Owned Business Enterprise, is recognized as a leader in several areas, including implementation of Ohio’s Voluntary Action Program, wetlands permitting, and mergers and acquisition due diligence. This leadership has been attained through a combination of technical skill and application of the principles of hard work and fair play.


  • Ohio DBE Certified
  • Cleveland FBE Certified
  • Canton FBE Certified
  • EEO Policy (State-approved)
  • SBE (Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District)
  • BBB Accredited Business

Professional Resources

Since 2005, HZW is pleased to be recognized by the State of Ohio as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise/EDGE-Certified Company. HZW is also certified as a Female Business Enterprise (FBE) by the City of Cleveland and a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) by Cuyahoga County. Our professional staff includes geologists, engineers, biologists, chemists, industrial hygienists, environmental specialists, and support staff with the technical expertise and experience to address a wide range of environmental situations. Members of our staff receive extensive training to develop and continually maintain their professional and technical skills. Among the active certifications maintained are:

  • Professional Geologist
  • Voluntary Action Program (VAP) Certified Professional
  • Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
  • Associate/Certified Safety Professional
  • Professional Wetlands Assessor
  • Asbestos/Lead Hazard Evaluation and/or Abatement Specialist