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List of Companies Advertising to Recycle or Handle Used Electronics, Batteries, Fluorescent Bulbs, and Other Workplace Toxic Materials

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Environmental Waste Specialists, Inc. *2014 and 2015 Training Sponsor*
4451 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Suite 206
Chantilly, VA  20151
703-502-0100

www.ewsihazmat.com

Description of Services Provided: 
Collection

Provides Services To: Businesses Only

Other Services Provided:  Transportation and disposal of asbestos and hazardous waste


Materials Accepted:  
Batteries, lamps, electronics, mercury switches, PCB ballast, used paints and oils, contaminated water and soils.

Certification Status:
 Certified:  Certification type not specified

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes 


MXI Environmental Services, LLC *2015 Training Sponsor*
26319 Old Trail Road
Abingdon, VA 24210
276-628-6636

www.mxiinc.com

Provides Services To: Businesses and Residents

Description of Services Provided: Collection, Drop-off

Other Services Provided: Drop-off local only for Washington County residents

Additional Description: Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Agriculture Collection Events

Materials AcceptedBatteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches, Other (All Household Hazardous Waste)

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

Certification Status: Not Certified

Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C. *2015 Training Sponsor*
218 Canton St
Stoughton, MA 02072
800-478-6055 (Phone)
781-341-6088 (FAX)
 
www.veoliaes.com 

Provides Services To: Businesses Only

Description of Services Provided: Collection, Drop-off, Mail-back, 

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches, PCB-containing materials
 
Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes 

Certification Status: Certified, other certification in process

Type of Certification: R2, ISO14001, eSteward


AERC Recycling Solutions, Inc.
116 Sylvia Road, Suite E
Ashland, VA 23005
804-798-9295
804-798-9296 
 
www.aercrecycling.com

Provides Services To: Businesses and Residents

Description of Services Provided: Fluorescent Lamps (Bulbs), Ballast, Batteries, Mercury and Mercury Contained Devices and Electronics.

Pick-up Service available

Materials Accepted:

  • Mercury-containing Lamps: Arc Lamps, Mercury Vapor Lamps, Deuterium Lamps, Metal Halide Lamps, Germicidal Lamps, Neon Lamps, High Pressure Sodium Lamps, Ultraviolet Lamps, Fluorescent Lamps - Circular, Compact, Crushed, Coated, Straight and U-Tubes
  • Other Lamp Types: Halogen Lamps, Incandescent Lamps, Low Pressure Sodium Lamps
  • Electronic Scrap: CPUs, Circuit Boards, Keyboards, Monitors /CRTs,
  • Ballast: PCB, Non-PCB
  • Batteries: Alkaline, Lead Acid, Nickel Cadmium, Silver Oxide, ATON, Lithium, Nickel Iron, Carbon Zinc, Magnesium, Nickel Metal Hydride, Metallic Mercury
  • Mercury Salts and Compounds
  • Mercury Solutions
  • Organic Mercury Compounds and Mercury Cyanides
  • Other Mercury-containing Materials: Carbon, Phosphor Powder
  • Silver Solutions
  • Gold Solutions
  • Mercury Apparatus, Debris, Devices and Soils
  • Debris: Paper, Plastic, PPE (aprons, gloves and tyveks), Wood
  • Mercury-contaminated Glassware and Metalware

The Following Materials are Unacceptable at AERC: Dimethyl Mercury, Mercury Oxycyanide, Explosives, Radioactive Materials, Mercuric Cyanate, Methyl Mercury, Flammables, Mercury Cyanide Oxide, Perchlorates, Gases, Mercury Fluoride, Biohazards, Pathogenic Materials, Mercury Fulminate, Etiological Materials, Pyrophoric Materials

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

Certification Status: Certified, Certification In Process

Type of Certification: R2, RIOS, ESteward, Other

Other Certification:  Not specified

Air Cycle Corporation
2000 S. 25th Avenue, Suite C
Broadview, IL  60155
800-909-9709

http://www.aircycle.com/

Description of Services Provided:
Air Cycle Corp. provides fluorescent bulb, battery, ballast, and electronic waste recycling for businesses and other organizations. Air Cycle manufactures the Bulb Eater, the innovative lamp crusher that makes bulb recycling more cost-effective. Air Cycle also is the home of EasyPak prepaid recycling containers.

Provides Services To:  Businesses

Materials Accepted:  Fluorescent bulbs, batteries, ballasts, electronic waste.

Certification Status: Certified (Certification type not specified)

Provides a certificate of recycling?  Yes


COPPERTECH Recycle Solutions 
111355 Pyrites Way 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
916-850-2490

www.HVACRecycling.com

Description of Services Provided:  Collection, Drop-Off, Mailback, Lamp Disposal, AC & HVAC Recycling, Light & Ballast Disposal, Lamp Disposal & Recycling, Light Bulb Disposal, HVAC & Sir Condition Recycling, Light Fixture & Ballast Disposal & Recycling

Provides Services To:  Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted: Batteries, Mercury Switches, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Light Fixtures, HVAC equipment, Copper

Certification Status: Certified:  California EPA Certified Hazzardous Waste Generator & Reansporter

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes


eAsset Solutions Computer Recycling
134 W. Jefferson Street
Falls Church, VA  22046
703-534-5865

www.eassetsolutions.com

Provides Services To:  Businesses and Residents

Type of Services Provided:  Collection, Drop-off, Mail-back

Materials Accepted:  Batteries and Electronics

Certification Status: Certification in Process, R2

Provides a certificate of recycling?  Yes

E-Structors
7575 Washington Boulevard
Elkridge, MD  21075
410-379-3098

http://www.e-structors.com/

Description of Services Provided:  Electronics and document recycling company providing a wide range of services that include reuse, disassemble, destruction and recycling.

Provides Services To: Businesses

Materials Accepted:
Computers, monitors, peripherals, televisions, telephones, cell phones & PDA's, printers, copiers,stereos, VCR's and DVD Players, camcorders, CD Players, Fax machines, Projection equipment, calculators, scanners, electronic typewriters, electronic toys, and microwaves.

Certification Status: Certified

Type of Certification: R2, ISO14001

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

EverLights
9901 S. Torrence Avenue
Chicago, IL  60617
773-734-9873

www.everlights.com

Provides Services To:
Businesses Only

Description of Services Provided: Collection, Drop-off, Mail-back

Materials Accepted: Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

Certification Status: Certified

Type of Certification: ISO14001

Forever Green Recycle, Inc.
14500 Lee Rd Unit E
Chantilly, VA
20151
703-378-5500 

www.forevergreenrecycle.com

Description of Services Provided: Forever Green Recycle is a full service electronic equipment recycler servicing the DC Metro area with reciprocal recycling relationships nationwide and Canada. No escrap is sent to landfills, 3rd world countries all escrap is either triaged and reused or dismantled to the commodity leve. I.e. aluminum, copper, plastic, steel, etc.

Pr
ovides Services To:  Both Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, lamps (bulbs), electronics, mercury switches, old furniture, metal cabinets, x-ray machine

Certification Status: Certification In Process

Type of Certification: N/A

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

Hazardous Waste Experts
2693 Research Park Drive, Suite 201
Madison, WI  53711
(888) 517-3898

www.hazardouswasteexperts.com

Provides Services to:  Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches, all waste types from industrial, commercial, institutional and healthcare facilities.  

Additional Description: Hazardous Waste Experts is the choice for fast, compliant, low-cost and sustainable solutions to your hazardous waste disposal challenges.  We are experts in hazardous material (Hazmat) and toxic waste as well.  We provide services across the entire United States.

Provides a certificate of recycling:  Yes

Certification Status:  Certified.  R2, ESteward

IT Asset Liquidators
7409E Lockport Place
Lorton, VA  22079
703-339-6633


Description of Services Provided: 
Collection and Drop-off. We take any type of electronic equipment.  There is a charge of $10 for CRT monitors and $15 for televisions.

Provides Services To:  Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted:  Electronics

Certification Status: 
Certification in Process

Type of Certification: N/A

Provides a certificate of recycling? 
No

Potomac Environmental, Inc.
P.O. Box 1836
Stafford, VA  22555
540-659-1894

www.potomacenv.com

Type of Services Provided: 
Collection

Other Services Provided:  Hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal

Provides Services To:
  Businesses Only

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches, Ballast, Oil, Paints, Cleaners

Certification Status: 
Certified:  State of Virginia Contract for Waste Disposal/Recycle

Provides a certificate of recycling?
Yes


Securis
14801 Willard Rd., Suite 800
Chantilly, VA 20151
703-439-1967

www.securis.com

Type of Services Provided:  Collection, Drop-off

Other Services Provided:  Hard Drive Shredding while you watch; formally PC Recycler, Inc

Provides Services To:
  Both businesses and residents

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Electronics, Electronic media for secure recycling such as hard drives

Certification Status: 
Certified

Type of Certification: R2

Provides a certificate of recycling?
Yes


Service Source
6295 Edsall Road, Suite 175
Alexandria, VA  22312
703-461-1181

www.keepitgreen.org

Description of Services Provided:  Collection, Drop-off

Additional Description:  Through the Keep it Green program, ServiceSource offers computer recycling. Because computers contain materials that could be dangerous if left in a landfill, ServiceSource has committed to help keep these toxins out of our environment. Since the program's inception, ServiceSource has recycled over 2.5 million pounds of electronics. Donated computers are disassembled so their component parts can be reused.

Provides Services To:
  Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted:  Electronics

Certification Status: 
Certification in process

Type of Certification:  ESteward

Provides a certificate of recycling?  No

ShredStation Express
5604 General Washington Drive
Alexandria, VA 22312
703-347-4638

www.shredstationva.com

Provides Services To: Both Businesses and Residents

Description of Services Provided: Collection, Drop-Off, and Mail-back, Paper Shredding and Hard Drive Shredding

Additional Description: Watch us shred your paper and hard drives or other memory enabled devices with sensitive personal or business information on them. Here is a short list of devices you should shred: Computer hard drives, copier hard drives, cell phones, CD's, DVD's, floppy's and zip disks, VHS tapes, PDA's, thumb drives, pagers, GPS’s, credit cards, hotel key cards. We recycle computers and small appliances.

Materials Accepted: Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs) Electronics, Mercury Switches, Computers, Printers, Copiers, Small Appliances

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

Certification Status: Certified

Type of Certification: Certified Destruction Agent


Southeast Recycling Technologies, Inc.
906 Chase Drive
Johnson City, TN  37604 
423-282-2022

www.recyclebulbs.com/

Description of Services Provided:  The proper processing and recycling of Universal Waste Lamps (Bulbs), Batteries, Electronics and Universal Waste mercury devices

Provides Services To:  Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted:  All Fluorescent light bulbs and all other light bulbs containing mercury, All types of batteries, Electronic waste and Universal Waste mercury devices

Certification Status: Certified:  Other--permitted universal waste destination facility and State of TN authorized E-Waste processor

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes


Turtle Wings, Inc.
1771 Olive Street
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-583-8399
 
www.turtlewings.com 

Description of Services Provided:  Collection, Drop-off

Additional Description:  Turtle Wings is a woman-owned, ISO-certified company providing electronics recycling and data destruction services nationwide. Our computer recycling is done domestically in full compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. We recycle: computers; monitors; printers; copiers; hubs; switches; phones; faxes; stereos; microwaves; battery back-up units; etc. We also provide de-installation services and asset re-marketing services. We hold two federal government contracts (GSA) and are DLIS, WBENC and HUBZone certified. Our Certificates of Recycling and Destruction are nationally recognized. We provide on-site shredding and/or degaussing of hard drives, back-up tapes, products and equipment.

Provides Services To:
  Both Businesses and Residents

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics

Other Materials Accepted:  Computers, monitors, printers, copiers, hubs, switches, phones, faxes, stereos, microwaves, battery back-up units 
 

Other Services Provided: 
Shredding and/or degaussing of hard drives, back-up tapes, products and equipment

Certification Status:  Certified

Type of Certification:
ISO14001

Other Certification (Please List):
DLIS, WBENC and HUBZone

Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

USA Lamp & Ballast Recycling 
Cincinnati, OH 45216 
8007786645 

www.usalamp.com

 
Type of Services Provided:  
Collection

Other Services Provided:  Hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal

Provides Services To:
  Residents and Businesses as drop off and maiil back program

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches, Ballasts, Capacitors

Certification Status: 
Certified:  RIOS and ISRI

Provides a certificate of recycling? 
Yes


Waste Management
6610 Electronic Drive
Springfield, VA  22151
703-658-0200 (Phone)
703-658-0212 (FAX)

www.thinkgreen.com

Provides Services To: Businesses Only

Description of Services Provided: Collection, Drop-off, Mail-back, and Special Collection Events

Materials Accepted:  Batteries, Lamps (Bulbs), Electronics, Mercury Switches, Paper, Plastics, Metal
 
Provides a certificate of recycling? Yes

Certification Status: Certified

Type of Certification: R2, ISO14001

Waste To Green
Henderson, NC
919-381-6878
 

Description of Services Provided: Waste To Green is East coast’s first e-Stewards, R2 and ISO-14001 certified electronics recycler that is minority, woman owned located in Hub Zone, providing Green IT Asset Disposition Service with total management of end of life IT Assets that covers Collection, Data Destruction and IT lifecycle services. None of the e-waste we collect is exported overseas or goes to landfills. We provide secure data destruction services including hard drive shredding and DOD wipes as per Department of Defense standards. Our complete life cycle IT Asset management service helps businesses, Federal, State, local Government and individuals meet their environmental and legislative obligations for equipment disposal. We are committed to diverting all Ewaste from going into landfills and unethical overseas export.

Provides Services To: Businesses and Residents

Type of Services Provide: Collection

Other Services Provided: E-waste recycling, IT Asset Disposition, Data Destruction

Materials Accepted: Batteries, lamps (bulbs), electronics, mercury switches

Certification Status: Certified:  R2, ISO14001, ESteward

Provides a certificate of recycling: Yes

Yuck Old Paint

Lorton, VA
201-522-1004

www.YuckOldPaint.com

Provides Services To:  Businesses and Residents

Description of Services Provided: Collection

Materials Accepted: Paint cans: latex,enamel, acrylic, water-based

Provides a certificate of recycling? No

Certification Status:  Not Certified

Type of Certification: EPA Certification (#R-I-18499-10-34370)


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