Frequently Asked Questions
Why Should I recycle?
One person recycling can save approximately 551 lbs. a year of waste from landfills. Recycling helps save the planet through reducing landfill waste, energy, and pollution. Recycling materials also reduces the need for new raw materials.
What Kinds of Recycling Services Do WE Offer?
Our services include waste management consulting, recycling dock management, recycling sorting services, asset reclamation, cooking oil filtration, grease recovery, and more.
WhAT mAKES oUR rECYCLING cOMPANY uNIQUE?
We are proud to be a part of the initial "Green" movement in the Las Vegas Valley; we serviced casinos with one of the first filtration machines nearly 20 years ago. We do much more than just recycling. We educate our community about being sustainable and give back to local charities. We support empowerment and diversity as we are both Women and Minority Certified.
wHAT kINDS OF mATERIALS DO WE ESTABLISH RECYCLING pROGRAMS fOR?
We establish programs for several different types of plastic, cardboard, aluminum, metals, tin, glass, cooking oil, and yellow grease. We also provide programs for recyclable items such as electronics, batteries, food waste, paper, and intact fluorescent light bulbs. To reduce landfill waste, we also help facilitate donations to charities for items that could be reused.
dOES yOUR cOMPANY RECYCLE mOTOR oIl?
We do not recycle motor oil. We recycle spent cooking oil from restaurants.
What is Included in Our Cooking Oil recycling Program?
We currently filtering and recovering used fryer oil (yellow grease). Our filtration extends the life of cooking oil up to twofold. Once the oil is no longer usable, it is discarded in a special custom-built container. It is transported to a plant that turns it into biodiesel as an eco friendly fuel alternative. This fuel is biodegradable, nontoxic, as well as free of sulfur.
hOW ARE wE eCO-fRIEDNLY?
We are very passionate about sustainability and try to be Eco-friendly as much as we can. Our sorting is done manually, which saves energy and CO2 emissions. We primarily use Eco-friendly chemicals that are biodegradable. We work with our recycling partners to implement sustainability programs. This includes waste reduction, utilizing recycled materials, maximizing energy efficacy and more.
wHAT HAPPENS TO THE RECYCLED mATERIALS?
Paper products and cardboard are made into a pulp mixture. It is then turned into a paste that is used to make more paper products. Glass is converted into a variety of products such as fiberglass insulation, cooking containers, and reflective materials. The plastic is transported to a plant where it follows chemical processes of polymerization and reused to create a variety of plastic products.