Pit Liner Recycling

Pond liner Recycling

Pit liner Recycling

Hi-Tec Plastics & Recycling proudly introduces an innovative and ground-breaking recycling service for the oil and gas industry. Through our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Auora, Colorado, we shred, grind and wash pit liners, reclaiming the plastic resin in an environmentally friendly process.

All pit liners are collected, cleaned, shredded and recycled using the most technologically advanced systems while leaving no adverse impact on the environment. Working with us, not only do you reduce landfill costs, but you actively participate in true environmental stewardship. Our pit liner recycling process is truly one of a kind.

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HOW THE PIT LINER RECYCLING PROCESS WORKS… FROM POND TO PELLET
Years of recycling experience, innovative approach and forward thinking investment all combine into one practical solution.


Pit Liner Recycling
Pond Decommissioning
Pond liner recycling
Materials are “harvested”
recycling pond liners
HDPE to regrind
recycling pit liners
Final Product

Pit/Pond Liner DELIVERY REQUIREMENTS

Hi-Tec Plastics & Recycling accepts pit liner according to the following criterion and guidelines:

  • Must be a Type 1 liner (see definitions below)
  • Must be free of Contamination (see definitions below)
  • Must be packaged and delivered in a proper Form (see definitions below)

Pit Liner Recycling Type

Hi-Tec readily accepts only Type 1 pit liner, as defined below. To be classified Type 1, the liner must meet all the listed criterion. Hi-Tec may accept Type 2 pit liners for recycling please call for acceptability. All other liners (Type 3) will be rejected upon delivery at the expense of the delivering party.


Type 1 Liner (Acceptable)

40 mil – 100 mil
HDPE Material
Non-woven Material
Free of Scrim Reinforcement
No Contamination as defined below
From Water Only Applications

Type 2 Liner (call for acceptability)

30 Mil
HDPE Material
Non-Woven Material
Free of Scrim Reinforcement
No Contamination as defined below
From Water Only Applications

Type 3 Liner (Unacceptable)

Liners less than 30 Mil
Liners from Non-Water Only Applications
Woven Material
Liners with Contamination
Liners of Non HDPE Material
Liners with Felt
Liners with Scrim Reinforcement
Liners with Oil Residue
Liners with Excessive Dirt
Liners with Chemicals
Liners with Drill Cuttings


Contamination

We are equipped to handle reasonable quantities of dirt. If the dirt outweighs the plastic, it is too much.

Below is a list of unacceptable contaminants:

  • Heavy, pervasive mud
  • Large rocks
  • Oil
  • Metal
  • Drill cuttings
  • Rope
  • Chemicals of any kind

Pit Liner Recycling Form

As a general guideline, pit liner is acceptable if:

1. It can be easily unloaded and maneuvered by a single fork truck or by two men.
2. It can be easily spread out into a flat sheet.

Large wads and otherwise unmanageable materials will be rejected at the expense of the delivering party.

Please see below for a more detailed explanation of acceptable forms and related guidelines:


Sheets

Liner sheets must lie flat (without being folded, rolled, or wadded) on a standard 53’ trailer. By this criterion, the largest piece possible would have dimensions 8’ x 50’.

Folds

Liner folds must be neatly folded with maximum dimensions of:

Length = 8’
Width = 4’
Height = 4’

Rolls

Rolls must be no heavier than 2,000 lbs and easily maneuvered with a fork truck with maximum dimensions of:

Length = 20’
Width (diameter) = 4’
Height = 4’

Spools

Liner spools must be no heavier than 2,000 lbs and easily maneuvered with a fork truck.

Bales

Liner bales must contain pieces no larger than 400 sq ft.