Environmental Compliance Approval

Raw Materials Company is fully permitted under its Ministry of Environment Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) to process the following waste characteristics on site:

  • Class 8 materials
  • Class 9 materials

This includes materials that contain heavy metals requiring special handling and treatment. RMC utilizes extensive engineering controls including air treatment and state of the art personal protective equipment (PPE). This along with a carefully supervised health and safety program ensure the safety and wellbeing of all of our employees and the safety of our local community.

Raw Materials Company has 35 years experience in waste management dealing specifically with the following Ministry of Labor designated substances:

  • Mercury
  • Lead

Raw Materials Company is permitted by the Ministry of the Environment to process solid and liquid wastes including, all battery types, lead bearing wastes (electronics, firing range materials, scrap, wire, coatings etc.), mercury bearing wastes (fluorescent lamps, bulbs, switches, dental amalgams etc).

Raw Materials Company also handles liquid wastes such as elemental mercury and battery electrolytes for recycling.

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Raw Materials Company Inc.
17 Invertose Drive
Port Colborne, ON L3K 5V5

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