Texas Resource & Recovery offers free consultation and evaluation of your waste and recycling program.
As a professional waste management consultant, we pursue in providing our customers with a lower cost of waste and recycling services.
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Texas Resource & Recovery offers your business a single point of contact with reliable service. From waste disposal to product destruction, to specialty recycling programs, and metal recycling you can count on us to help you keep your business clean and green. We're committed to providing sustainable waste disposal solutions that can make a positive impact on your environmental footprint and bottom line. As waste & recycling experts to a variety of industries, Texas Resource & Recovery is able to provide waste removal programs to metal recycling programs that fit the specific needs of various types of customers. Our consulting services are designed to provide a total waste management solution!
Whether your company regularly generates scrap metal as a by-product of manufacturing or you need help with disposing of obsolete metal products the professionals at Texas R&R can custom-make a solution to your unique situation.
Concrete Crushing & Recycling
C&D Waste Recycling
One ton of recycled Aluminum saves:
14,000 kWh of electricity.
1,663 gallons of oil.
237.6 million Btu’s of energy.
10 cubic yards of landfill space.
Aluminum takes 200-500 years to fully degrade in a landfill.
Recycling aluminum takes 95% less energy than making aluminum from raw materials.
Recycling one aluminum can save enough energy to run a TV for three hours.
There is no limit to the number of times aluminum cans be recycled.
Recycled aluminum can be returned to store shelves in as little as 60 days.
About 120,000 aluminum cans are recycled every minute nationwide.
One ton of recycled cardboard saves:
390 kWh hours of electricity.
46 gallons of oil.
6.6 million Btu’s of energy.
9 cubic yards of landfill space.
Cardboard and paper waste make up 41% of the municipal solid waste stream.
Recycling cardboard takes 24% less energy and produces 50% less sulfur dioxide than making cardboard from raw materials.
One ton of recycled glass saves:
42 kWh of electricity.
5 gallons of oil.
714.3 Btu’s of energy.
2 cubic yards of landfill space.
7.5 pounds of air pollutants from being released.
1,330 pounds of sand.
433 pounds of soda ash.
433 pounds of limestone.
151 pounds of feldspar.
Glass takes 1,000,000 years to fully degrade in a landfill.
Recycling glass takes 30% of the energy required to produce glass from raw materials.
The United States throws away enough glass every week to fill a 1,350-foot building.
Recycling one glass bottle saves enough energy to light a 100-watt lightbulb for four hours.
Glass never wears out and can be recycled forever.
One ton of recycled paper saves:
4,100 kWh of electricity.
380 gallons of oil.
54 million Btu’s of energy.
4.6 cubic yards of landfill space.
7,000 gallons of water.
Recycling paper takes 60% less energy than making paper form raw materials.
It also creates 74% less air pollution and 35% less water pollution.
Americans throw away 4.5 million tons of office paper each year.
That’s enough to build a wall of paper 12 feet high from New York to Los Angeles.
Every Sunday, 500,000 trees are used to produce the 88% of newspapers that are never recycled.
One ton of recycled plastic saves:
5,774 kWh of electricity.
685 gallons of oil.
98 million Btu’s of energy.
30 cubic yards of landfill space.
Plastic takes up to 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill.
Recycling plastic takes 88% less energy than making plastic from raw materials.
Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the Earth four times.
Americans throw away 35 billion plastic bottles every year.
Only about 25% of the plastic produced in the U.S. is recycled.
If we recycled the other 75% we could save 1 billion gallons of oil and 44 million cubic yards of landfill space annually.
Using aluminum or glass containers is always preferable over plastic.
A plastic bottle of drinking water contains on average 4 cents worth of water.
By using reusable drink containers an average person can eliminate the need for 100 disposable bottles per year.
One ton of recycled steel saves:
642 kWh of electricity.
76 gallons of oil.
10.9 million Btu’s of energy.
4 cubic yards of landfill space.
2,500 pounds of iron ore.
Steel takes up to 100 years to fully degrade in a landfill.
Recycling steel takes 25% less energy and creates only 25% the water and air pollution required to produce steel from raw materials.
About 70% of all metal is used just once, then discarded. The remaining 30% is recycled, but after 5-cycles only 0.25% remains in circulation.
The United States throws away enough iron and steel to continuously supply all of the nation’s automakers.
Tin cans are made up mostly of steel, containing only about 0.15% tin and are 100% recyclable.
630 steel cans are recycled every second in the U.S.
How construction debris recycling works
The goal of every recycling program is to retain as much value as possible. We’ll help you do that by turning your construction debris into new resources, such as:
Inserts that become road base
Cardboard, paper, plastics, and metals can be converted into new goods
Clean wood becomes mulch or biomass fuel
Dirt, rock, and sand become Alternative Daily Cover (ADC) in landfills
Crushed concrete becomes gravel or dry aggregate for new concrete
What You Can Do: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rebuy Materials
BRUKER XRF ANALYZER
This amazing tool will accurately identify the chemical makeup of any metal in seconds. Eliminates any doubt to any scrap metals.
Here at Texas R&R you will be treated better, hands down. We do everything we can to treat every customer exactly the way they want to be treated!
INDUSTRY LEADING PRICING
We always provide highly competitive pricing than others. Mill-direct contacts allow us to be aggressive in the industry!
At Texas Resource & Recovery, we are a waste management consulting company with one goal in mind, help our clients reduce costs and eliminate landfill. Whether your company is purchasing recycling equipment for the first time, or if this additional equipment, we can tailor a solution to your unique situation.