Clean Earth Recycled 8.7 Billion Pounds of Waste in 2022

  • Business achieved a 102% increase in the amount of non-hazardous waste recycled and an 84% increase in the amount of wastewater recycled
  • Clean Earth aims to recycle more than 9 Billion pounds of waste in 2023

King of Prussia, Pa – (October 25, 2023) - Clean Earth, a division of Enviri Corporation (NYSE: NVRI) and a leading provider of environmental and regulated waste management services, increased recycling of hazardous and non-hazardous waste by 53% last year, according to the Company’s newly released Environmental, Social, and Governance report.

Clean Earth recycled 8.7 billion pounds of waste in 2022, including hazardous and non-hazardous waste, contaminated soil, dredge material, universal waste, and e-waste.

Clean Earth doubled the amount of non-hazardous waste it recycled (a 102% increase) and increased the amount of hazardous waste it recycled by 41%. The Company increased the amount of wastewater it recycled by 84%.

Clean Earth is proud of the fact that we recycled the equivalent of almost two million cars last year, ensuring that we are reusing and repurposing hazardous, non-hazardous, and contaminated waste rather than landfilling it,” said Jeff Beswick, President of Clean Earth. “We are transforming the world's largest waste streams into valuable recycling opportunities, helping support a circular economy and benefiting our planet and future generations. While we are proud of our progress, we understand this is a journey and will continue to expand and enhance our capabilities while making the world cleaner and greener.” 

Specifically, Clean Earth recycled;

  • 90% of waste is recycled/reused by Clean Earth
  • 691 million pounds of hazardous & non-hazardous waste recycled/reused
  • 6.5 billion pounds of contaminated soil recycled/reused
  • 700 million pounds of dredge recycled/reused
  • 517 million gallons of wastewater recycled/reused
  • 265 million gallons of fuel recycled/reused

Enviri’s 2022 Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) report 2022 further highlights Clean Earth’s efforts in sustainability and provides additional information about future initiatives.  Please visit for the full report.

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