Alpha Omega Recycling helps Fortune 500 companies safely recycle listed and characteristic hazardous waste.

Alpha Omega has processed over 300 million pounds of industrial waste and recovered millions of pounds of precious and non-precious metals. The management team of this division has over 20 years of recycling experience that enables us to design custom solutions for even the most challenging recycling problems.

A unique approach to recycling hazardous waste

Alpha Omega is an industry leader in developing new processes and technology to convert hazardous waste streams into productive raw materials. Ultimately, our goal is to help our clients achieve zero-residue recycling for all of their hazardous waste. Learn more.

We help our customers protect the environment

We help global oil and gas refiners, chemical manufacturers, and metal finishers transform their hazardous waste streams into productive materials like nickel, copper, iron, and precious metals. Alpha Omega adheres to all applicable federal and state regulations for proper handling and disposal of protected hazardous materials. Upon completion of the recycling process, we issue Certificates of Recycling to our customers. Learn more.

Ability to handle a wide range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams

Alpha Omega’s processing plant includes a 50,000 square foot RCRA Part B facility which supports four batch lines and one continuous-processing line. This allows us to recycle a variety of common waste streams, and perform custom recycling and refining solutions for individual customers.

Listed Hazardous Wastes (Code of Federal Regulations)

  • F006 – Wastewater treatment sludges from electroplating operations
  • F019 – Wastewater treatment sludges from the chemical conversion coating of aluminum
  • K061 – Electric arc furnace dust
  • K171 – Spent hydrotreating catalyst
  • K172 – Spent hydrorefining catalyst

Characteristic Hazardous Wastes (Code of Federal Regulations)

  • D002 – Characteristically corrosive
  • D003 – Characteristically reactive
  • D004 – Contains arsenic
  • D005 – Contains barium
  • D006 – Contains cadmium
  • D007 – Contains chromium
  • D008 – Contains lead
  • D009 – Contains mercury
  • D010 – Contains selenium
  • D011 – Contains silver

Non-Hazardous Waste Streams:

  • Liquids, solids and sludges contaminated with metals
  • Inorganic byproduct and surplus
  • Spent catalysts (e.g., nickel, copper and zinc)
  • Drying agents
  • Slags and scale
  • Metal over-spray
  • Precious metals contaminated streams

HIPAA-compliant recycling of sensitive medical records

Silver x-ray film used in healthcare facilities is classified by the EPA as a characteristic hazardous waste . It requires special care to protect patient confidentiality and recycle properly. Our silver-recovery process complies with HIPAA handling requirements for medical x-ray film and helps hospitals across the country properly recycle expired film archives. And our experience in the silver-recovery process ensures that customers receive the best return rates. As part of our x-ray recycling process, customers receive a Certificate of Destruction and Business Associates Agreement (BAA) documentation. Alpha Omega maintains requisite insurance protection for sensitive medical x-rays. Learn more.