About Us

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Chicago Lamp Recycling is an Illinois Corporation moulded to recycle fluorescent and HID Lamps, which have been named as universal waste by the EPA. We recycle the parts of the lamp, and also we do distillation and restoration of the hazardous mercury.
Our downstream operations are regulated by the USEPA and IEPA, and we strive our best to meet all of the standards set forth by these agencies. We are part of the AVA Recycling group. AVARecycling.com and We use state-of-the-art equipment to save your lamps in an environmentally safe and legally acceptable manner.

Benefits we can offer to satisfy your requirements

  • We are the only company permitted by the IEPA to operate as a recycling destination facility.
  • We perform the complete process of recycling your lamps including mercury distillation from the phosphor powder. We can certify that your lamps have been destroyed and the components recycled.
  • We are RCRA Part B Permitted by the State of Illinois for Hazardous Waste Management.
  • We carry $3 million of liability pollution insurance for our mutual protection.
  • Our state-of-the-art MRT equipment separates your lamps into basic components of glass, aluminum, copper, phosphor powder and MERCURY. Everything can be recycled.
  • We offer competitive pricing to allow you to meet your budgetary requirements.
  • We can process your lamps in 24 hours with a current annual capacity of 14 million lamps.
  • We can furnish packaging for transporting your spent lamps.
  • We furnish proper labeling required by the IEPA to transport spent lamps.
  • We track your lamps from pick-up to disposal.
  • We can provide engineering services to meet your specialized requirements.
  • We can host seminars to educate and train personnel for proper lamp disposal.
  • We are members of the Illinois Recycling Association and Association of Lamp and Mercury Recyclers (ALMR).
  • We offer bulk pickup of your lamps and all of your universal waste requirements.
  • We offer a prepaid fluorescent lamp recycling program especially designed to give smaller commercial generators the ability to comply with the EPA regulations.
We trust that these are the capabilities you are looking for in choosing your lamp recycler. We welcome your visit to our facility to review our operation. If you have any questions please feel free to ask our professional staff via mail, phone, email, or the Web. We are here to serve your needs.