Recleim uses state-of-the-art, completely closed-loop resource recovery technology to cleanly and safely de-manufacture and recycle refrigerators and other large appliances, while exceeding all existing Environmental Protection Agency standards.
Improper disposal of these old appliances threatens air, ground, and water resources because many of these goods contain highly toxic substances that significantly damage the environment.
Recleim is next-generation recycling
Our proprietary recycling process recovers approximately 98% of the insulating foam in refrigerators; reduces typical landfill waste of the refrigerator by at least 95% by weight; lowers greenhouse gas and ozone-depleting substance (ODS) emissions from insulating foam (compared to what typically happens with less sophisticated recyclers); and recovers high-quality plastics, aluminum, copper, steel and even pelletized foam from refrigerators that can be used to make new products.
Recleim’s recycling system also reduces emissions of ODS and greenhouse gases (GHGs). Properly handling aging and end of life appliances reduces energy consumption, increases the recycling of durable goods, and ensures the proper handling of hazardous substances. We reduce emissions of ODS by recovering and reclaiming or destroying the ODS refrigerants (CFC-12, HCFC-22) and foam-blowing agents (CFC-11, HCFC-141b) contained in household appliances.
The recovery of CFC, HCFC, and HFC refrigerants and foam-blowing agents from household appliances results in significant climate benefits, as these substances are all potent GHGs. In addition, the recycling of durable materials from appliances results in lower emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) associated with the generation of electricity, which would have otherwise been needed to produce virgin materials.
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Recleim provides the cleanest and most efficient appliance recycling method available in the world today.