A Better Parts Washer

Traditional solvent-based parts washers generate more than 200 million gallons of hazardous waste each year. These sink-on-drum, immersion tank and agitation units collect spent solvent from the washbasin, along with grease and grime, for re-use. This results in a dirty, contaminated solvent that doesn’t clean well, takes longer to use and produces gallons of toxic…

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Recycling Recalled Airbags

Recalled airbags recycling

A May expansion of the Takata airbag recall by The United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) called for an additional recall of 35 to 40 million airbags. Including the previously recalled 28.8 million airbags, the total recall is now estimated at more than 60 million airbags. Responsibility (and liability) to…

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Do Hybrids Lead To Better Automotive Recycling Rates?

hybrid automotive recycling

Have you ever wondered what happens to a car when it has reached the end of its life? How much of a car can be recycled? What about hybrid or electric vehicles? Do hybrid car batteries have to be recycled differently than traditional batteries? How robust is the automotive recycling market? Let’s take a look…

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