Veolia Environmental Services

Veolia North America is committed to sustainable development and environmental stewardship, and its mission is to resource the world, helping customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges.  Veolia’s list of environmental solutions include energy, water, hazardous and commercial waste, and industrial cleaning – transforming what is discarded and recovering it back into a valuable resource.

From one of its five processing facilities across North America, Veolia’s state-of-the-art processing equipment is capable of processing up to 250,000 lamps per day. The electronic recycling group manages and processes a variety of material generated from just about every market sector including:

  • Mercury lamps
  • Broken or crushed lamps
  • Electronic ballasts
  • Straight fluorescent
  • Compacts (CFL): u-shape and circular
  • High intensity discharge (HID)
  • Neon
  • Shatterproof

Veolia has developed recycling solutions for large and small quantities of fluorescent lamps and ballast. Lamps are separated into glass, aluminum and mercury contaminated phosphor powder. Its turnkey recycling programs include packaging, transportation, tracking documents, waste processing, and written documentation detailing the materials that were recycled in accordance with environmental regulations.

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Greentec’s vision is to support a future built by a circular economy where our customers and our planet are secure and free of waste. Its mission as an organization is to lead the circular economy by supporting clients with secure and cost-effective environmental solutions.

When it comes to lamps and electronics recycling, Greentec has the expertise and technology to properly manage mercury vapours and heavy metals from:

  • Linear and compact fluorescent bulbs
  • LED lights, halogen lamps, incandescent lamps and high-density bulbs
  • Electrical and Electronic waste

Greentec’s innovative recycling technology is a fully automated process packed in a 40-foot HC container, which is constantly under negative pressure and therefore meets the highest safety standards. The system separates the hazardous particles and extracts valuable material for further processing.

Not only are you helping the planet by recycling your lamps and electronics in a secure and environmentally compliant way, but you’re also looking out for the bottom line.

The Lamp Recycling Process:

  • uses the latest technology to ensure safe recycling of hazardous lamps and e-waste
  • securely destroys light bulbs and lamps
  • converts hazardous waste into raw valuable materials
  • is permanently under negative pressure to protect the operating staff
  • recycles up to 99% of metals and glass

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Aevitas Inc

Initiated by a pair of college friends over 25 years ago, Aevitas is truly a Canadian entrepreneurial success story. Aevitas has evolved into one of Canada’s premier Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) hazardous waste service providers.

Aevitas Inc. is proud to offer a Canadian solution for lamp recycling. It began operations in Cambridge, Ontario in 1993; in 1995 Aevitas developed the first lamp recycling process in Canada approved by the Ministry of the Environment.

Not only does Aevitas offer a complete list of services ranging from wastewater treatement, environmental services and testing, and waste disposal, but as a Take Back the Light approved processor it offers lamp recycling to the highest environmental standard. Aevitas recycles approximately 9 million lamps per year and operations continue to expand. 

It is the company objective to provide safe and permanent treatment options for a complete spectrum of materials including:

  • Lamp Recycling
  • Hazardous Waste Packing & Removal
  • HWIN Registration Consulting
  • Non-PCB Ballast Recycling
  • PCB Ballast Destruction
  • Fixture Recycling
  • Battery Recycling
  • Electronic Waste Recycling
  • Industrial Waste Water Treatment
  • Transformer Oil Draining, Removal & Treatment
  • Treatment of PCB contaminated electrical equipment and oil

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