Waste Management

Raw Materials Company is permitted to collect, store, transport and process a variety of hard to manage wastes including batteries, electronics, lead and mercury bearing wastes under its Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA).

  • All Battery Types
  • All Lead Bearing Wastes
  • All Mercury Bearing Wastes
  • Fluorescent Tubes, Bulbs and Lamps
  • Electronics and Electronic Components
  • Elemental Mercury
  • Acids
  • Bases

Fluorescent Lamp and Mercury Waste Recycling

Mercury found in switches, fluorescent lights, lamps, bulbs and thermometers is separated and reclaimed for reuse in new devices.

Learn more about our Courier Back Fluorescent Lamp Program. You can also contact us about bulk programs.

Electronic and E-Waste Recycling

We will ensure that your data is protected by properly destroying and recycling your electronic waste.

There is no resale of electronic components and no export of electronics outside North America. All materials are dismantled and shredded for metal recovery and plastic recycling.

The hazardous waste contained in these items such as lead, mercury and batteries are all carefully separated and recycled.

Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metal Recovery

We are experts at recycling various waste streams containing metals (batteries, circuit boards, plating sludge and liquids). We can help you recover value by recycling waste containing ferrous and non-ferrous metals, including iron, nickel, copper, chrome, selenium, tin, zinc, cadmium, lead, cobalt and iridium.

Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Management

Oils, fuels, paints and other hazardous waste can all be recycled through Raw Materials Company. We provide transportation, registration, identification, secure destruction, sorting and tracking of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

Secure Destruction

We offer a safe and secure destruction and recycling solution for all of your obsolete, proprietary confidential materials and damaged products. Destruction can be witnessed or electronically recorded.

Does your office or workplace generate any of these materials requiring additional waste management services?

Please visit our Industrial, Commercial & Institutional page or use the contact form below to get setup on a convenient program today!

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Canada: (905) 835-1203
Toll Free: 1-888-WE-REDUCE
Fax: (905) 835-6824

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

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Used batteries make up less than 1% of all waste found in municipal landfills. That 1% of batteries is responsible for 88% of all the toxic heavy metals found in the landfill.

Find out more about our technology and how together we are turning waste into a valuable resource.