The Benefits of Recycling Your Retired Oilfield Equipment and Scrap

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Oilfield scrap metal can pile up and take up a significant amount of space. Cluttered sites or boneyards make it difficult for oil & gas companies to manage their assets and present additional risks to the environment. However, recycling this scrap metal offers numerous benefits that can make a significant impact on both the environment and the bottom line. 

TruGreen Metal purchases and removes retired oilfield equipment, machinery, pipe and other scrap metal. Our full service crews are fast, vetted and dependable.

The benefits of recycling oilfield scrap metal.

Environmental Benefits:

Recycling oil and gas scrap metal reduces waste and pollution. Old equipment and machinery that are no longer in use contain various metals that can be recycled and repurposed, rather than deteriorating in a landfill. Reducing the amount of waste going into landfills helps minimize the need for raw materials. Recycling also reduces energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and air pollution. Furthermore, the process of recycling metals requires less energy than producing new metals from raw materials, resulting in significant energy savings.

Regulatory Benefits:

Recycling oilfield scrap metal also helps oil & gas companies meet environmental regulations. Companies are responsible for managing their waste responsibly and sustainably. By recycling scrap metal, companies can ensure they are doing their part to reduce their environmental impact and comply with regulations.

Corporate Social Responsibility:

Recycling oilfield scrap metal is an excellent way for companies to demonstrate their commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Recycling promotes sustainable practices and can improve a company’s reputation as a responsible corporate citizen. Many stakeholders, including customers, investors, and employees, appreciate companies that prioritize environmental sustainability.

In conclusion, recycling oilfield scrap metal has numerous benefits for both the environment and the bottom line. By reducing waste, generating revenue, complying with regulations, and demonstrating corporate social responsibility, companies can improve their operations and reputation. It’s essential to prioritize recycling practices to promote sustainability and contribute to a more environmentally responsible future.

Every 2000 lbs of metal we recycle, conserves:

  • 2,500 lbs of Iron Ore
  • 1,400 lbs of Coal
  • 120 lbs of Limestone

resources required to make one tonne of steel