Recycling Mercury Waste

Recycling Mercury Waste

Veolia North America provides innovative mercury waste recycling services, designed to ensure safety and regulatory compliance. We own and operate advanced distillation and retort technologies that use mechanical and thermal processes to extract over 99% of the mercury found in mercury-containing items, such as fluorescent lamps, automotive switches and medical apparatus.
 

CUSTOMIZE YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM

Veolia will work with you and your team to:
  • Assess and thorougly understand your recycling requirements
  • Develop customized profiling, containers, and labeling to transport and dispose of your mercury-containing items safely
  • Help you select the most convenient service intervals for your business
Veolia's service offering includes:
  • Easy-to-use, prepaid, RecyclePak® mailing containers for small quantities of waste material, such as lamps, mercury devices, dental amalgam and batteries
  • Convenient, on-time, pickups for large quantities of waste materials
  • Documented compliance certificates to help you prove compliance with state and federal regulations
  • A nationwide network of experienced mercury waste recycling representatives who work directly with businesses in your area
     

FACILITIES

Veolia operates four, fully-permitted lighting and electronic recycling facilities in the United States. As required by law, Veolia maintains fully-funded closure plans for these facilities. 

Our mercury recycling facilities are:
  • Fully-permitted and state licensed
  • State permitted for universal waste
  • Audited by federal and state regulatory agencies
  • CHWMEG audited
     
 Veolia offers:
  • Company-owned transportation
  • An audited network of approved third-party transporters

ITEMS ACCEPTED

Veolia accepts these forms of mercury-containing waste:
  • Fluorescent and HID lamps
  • Electrical devices
  • Precision instruments
  • Medical apparatus
  • Mercury compounds
  • Dental amalgam
  • Debris and contaminated soil
  • Automotive switches
  • Thermostats
  • Elemental mercury

COMPLIANCE

Veolia maintains a proven record of compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations.  We can help you:
  • Ensure that the handling, transport, recycling, reuse and disposal of all waste products meets state and federal regulations
  • Protect against liability
     
Our mercury waste recycling services:
  • Meet or exceed the standards set by the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for mercury identification, storage, transport, treatment and disposal
  • Comply with the Universal Waste Rule
  • Provide contractors operations and professional services protection (COPS)
  • Offer technical expertise in hazardous waste, including compliance management solutions and training

INDUSTRIES SERVED

  • ​Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Construction
  • Electronics
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Petrochemical & Refining
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Power
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Semiconductor & Metals
  • Facilities

    FACILITIES

    Veolia operates four, fully-permitted lighting and electronic recycling facilities in the United States. As required by law, Veolia maintains fully-funded closure plans for these facilities. 

    Our mercury recycling facilities are:
    • Fully-permitted and state licensed
    • State permitted for universal waste
    • Audited by federal and state regulatory agencies
    • CHWMEG audited
       
     Veolia offers:
    • Company-owned transportation
    • An audited network of approved third-party transporters
  • Items Accepted

    ITEMS ACCEPTED

    Veolia accepts these forms of mercury-containing waste:
    • Fluorescent and HID lamps
    • Electrical devices
    • Precision instruments
    • Medical apparatus
    • Mercury compounds
    • Dental amalgam
    • Debris and contaminated soil
    • Automotive switches
    • Thermostats
    • Elemental mercury
  • Compliance

    COMPLIANCE

    Veolia maintains a proven record of compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations.  We can help you:
    • Ensure that the handling, transport, recycling, reuse and disposal of all waste products meets state and federal regulations
    • Protect against liability
       
    Our mercury waste recycling services:
    • Meet or exceed the standards set by the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for mercury identification, storage, transport, treatment and disposal
    • Comply with the Universal Waste Rule
    • Provide contractors operations and professional services protection (COPS)
    • Offer technical expertise in hazardous waste, including compliance management solutions and training
  • Industries Served

    INDUSTRIES SERVED

    • ​Automotive
    • Chemical
    • Construction
    • Electronics
    • Government
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing
    • Petrochemical & Refining
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Power
    • Pulp & Paper
    • Semiconductor & Metals