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For Tony Selvaggio business has “always been a search for purpose.” So when he started eSmart Recycling in February 2014 as commercial metal recycling company he found that the industry’s emphasis on price over loyalty left him feeling empty. The company, founded as Scrap On Spot, was quickly profitable but Selvaggio, like many social entrepreneurs...
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eSmart Recycling. May, 2018 Every laptop delivery day has a special place in our hearts because it is usually a day that has been in the works for a while. In this occasion, we had the honor and pleasure to partner with the team of Shorecrest Preparatory School for an on-going “Kids helping Kids” E-Recycling program.  ...
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Tampa Bay startups are well represented at Chase basecamp in downtown Tampa’s District 3 event space. It’s day three of Tampa Bay Startup Week, and energy is still high from the ‘halfway to Social Media Day’ celebration at a lively sports bar on night two. Standout Startups at Startup Week Tampa Bay CitySleekers, a mobile,...
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Have you had it recently? I’ve had it a lot. In my personal life mostly. But I never thought it could really happen early in business. Isn’t philanthropy what you do when you hit the 8-figure revenue mark and want to avoid bad press? Then I met Tony Selvaggio and the eSmart Recycling crew. On...
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TAMPA,Fla. – Chances are, you or someone in your family, got a shiny new gadget for Christmas–maybe a laptop or tablet. But now, what do you do with your old devices? It turns out there’s a local company ready to turn your trash into treasure for kids around the world. A warehouse full of old...
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TAMPA – One of the winners launched a tilapia importing company from Colombia. He called it PezCo. Another winner knew that the future of commercial waste management – call cell phones, computers, televisions, washing machines, sound equipment and microwaves, among others – is in the recycling and was not wrong. A third winner found a...
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#ThatBusinessShow with Topher Morrison and Stella Guidicelli Featuring John Cremeans, Tony Selvaggio, and Chris Jenkins Happy Monday and welcome to another episode of #ThatBusinessShow on #1250whnz every weekday at 8am! This week Jamie is out sadly, Topher Morrison is stepping into his shoes for the week. Topher tells us that Jamie is: A. Suck in...
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We’ve got a great variety of presenters at our TEDxTampaRiverwalk 2015 event, whose work takes us from civic engagement to cosplay to makerspaces in libraries. Tony Selvaggio is Going Places in yet another way, that brings together civic engagement with entrepreneurship. We asked him to tell us a little more about himself and what he...
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“Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.” – Joel A. Barker Tony SelvaggioOne of our neatest – literally – new partnerships this year is with Tony Selvaggio and his e-waste recycling company, Scrap on Spot. Tony is heading up our Deconstruction...
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The first thing that Tony Selvaggio did after his company was announced as winner of the Hillsborough Business Pitch Competition at the county’s Access to Capital event was stand up and hug his mother. Selvaggio, a Venezuelan-born startup business owner in Hillsborough County, was inspired to start an e-recycling program at local schools after volunteering...
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About Us

Scrap On Spot, LLC d/b/a/ eSmart Recycling
Main processing facility: 5126 Vivian Place. Tampa, FL 33619
Phone: 813-501-7768
Hours of operation: M-S 9 am to 5 pm