SUCCESS STORIES

RENEW has been a great way to help reduce waste and improve businesses’ bottom lines. Since 1989 more than 499 exchanges have resulted in over 1 billion pounds of material for reuse or recycling. Also saving facilities more than 27 million dollars in disposal costs, and earning close to 15.25 million dollars from the sales of recyclable materials.

Here are just a few of the successful exchanges of materials that could have gone to a landfill or otherwise disposed of. These materials are now recycled saving disposal costs and helping to save our environment.



OFF-SPEC OILS & GREASES

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 505600 UNIT: 21 PER: 9
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $126,400.00 PER: 9
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - SENT TO LANDFILL
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - LIQUIFIED FOR BURNER FUEL



METHANOL SPEC B

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 770 UNIT: 10 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $70.00 REVENUE PER: 10
DISPOSAL COST: $1,540.00 PER: 10
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - FUEL BLENDING
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - BIO DIESEL



METAL BARRELS / DRUMS

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 2 UNIT: 29 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 10
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 10
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NOT CERTAIN
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - CONTAINERS FOR SCRAP OR RECYCLED



CYCLOHEXANONE DISTILLATION OVERHEADS

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 2000000 UNIT: 21 PER: 9
REVENUE EARNED: $150,000.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $200,000.00 PER: 8
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - DISPOSED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - SOLD AS SPEC FUEL



SHOP COAT PRIMER

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 4648 UNIT: 10 PER: 9
REVENUE EARNED: $18,067.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $20,000.00 PER: 8
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - DISPOSED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - UNKNOWN



GLASS BEAD

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 2400 UNIT: 21 PER: 8
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $2,200.00 PER: 8
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - LANDFILL
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - METAL PREPARATION



HEAVY AROMATIC AMINE BLEND

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 334800 UNIT: 10 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $99,380.00 REVENUE PER: 10
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 10
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - DISPOSED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - RECYCLED



HEAVY AROMATIC AMINE BLEND

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 398500 UNIT: 10 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $245,500.00 REVENUE PER: 10
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 10
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - RECYCLED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - SOLD AS OFF-SPEC FUEL



SPENT SOLVENTS

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 1860000 UNIT: 21 PER: 9
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 9
DISPOSAL COST: $95,000.00 PER: 9
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - DISPOSED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - USED IN MANUFACTURING OF FERROUS SULFATE



MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD DUST

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 2000000 UNIT: 21 PER: 8
REVENUE EARNED: $150,000.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $200,000.00 PER: 8
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - DISPOSED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - SOLD AS SPEC FUEL



NONVOLATILE CONDENSATION PRODUCTS

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 18000000 UNIT: 21 PER: 8
REVENUE EARNED: $1,000,000.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $1,800,000.00 PER: 8
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - DISPOSED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - SOLD AS OFF SPEC FUEL



METAL BARRELS / DRUMS

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 14 UNIT: 29 PER: 8
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - LANDFILLED OR SCRAPPED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - CONTAINERS FOR SCRAP RECYCLING, END OF LIFE IS RECYCLED.



AMMONIUM SULFATE

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 119 UNIT: 29 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 10
DISPOSAL COST: $12,000.00 PER: 10
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NORMALLY OUR RAW MATERIAL, HAD MATERIAL AVAILABLE DURING A SILO CLEAN-OUT OUTAGE
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - FERTILIZER



TIN LEAD SOLDERS DROSS

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 0 UNIT: 1 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $134,566.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - REYCLED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - ELECTROPLATED



FLUOBORIC ACID

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 0 UNIT: 1 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $10,000.00 REVENUE PER: 8
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - USED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - ELECTROPLATING



EPDM RUBBER

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 116414 UNIT: 21 PER: 5
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $2,626.00 PER: 5
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - LANDFILLED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - CONVERT SCRAP RUBBER TO CRUM RUBBER AND USE FOR VARIOUS PRODUCTS THAT CAN INCORPORATE RUBBER



SILVER NITRATE

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 4 UNIT: 10 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NEVER HAD DISPOSAL METHOD
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



CARBON TETRACHLORIDE

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 1 UNIT: 10 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NO PRIOR DISPOSAL METHOD
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



SODIUM FLORIDE

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 500 UNIT: 11 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NO PRIOR DISPOSAL METHOD
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



POTASSIUM PHTHALATE

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 500 UNIT: 11 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NO PRIOR DISPOSAL METHOD
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



PHOSPHORIC ACID

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 500 UNIT: 11 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NO PRIOR DISPOSAL METHOD USED
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 1 UNIT: 16 PER: 1
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NO PRIOR DISPOSAL METHOD
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



LIST IN DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 5 UNIT: 1 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 1
DISPOSAL COST: $0.00 PER: 1
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - NO PRIOR DISPOSAL METHOD
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - N/A



HDXPE

AMOUNT OF MATERIAL: 4000 UNIT: 21 PER: 10
REVENUE EARNED: $0.00 REVENUE PER: 10
DISPOSAL COST: $2,000.00 PER: 10
THIS MATERIAL WAS PREVIOUSLY - STORAGE TANK (THREE WERE ORGINALY AVAILABLE BUT TWO WERE PRESSED INTO ANOTHER USE LEAVING ONLY ONE TO BE DESPOSED OF)
THIS MATERIAL IS NOW USED FOR - STORAGE TANK