Clean Earth wins sustainability award

Clean Earth, a division of Harsco Corporation and a supplier of environmental and regulated waste management services, has won a 2021 Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership (SEAL) Business Sustainability Award for its ​​Fullcircle program, with earned recognition in the Environmental Initiatives category.

Fullcircle analyzes waste at each source of generation, then offers solutions for recycling and beneficial reuse alternatives for the material. From initial product concept to lifecycle completion and everything in between, the program aims to provide solutions that eliminate all the waste, recycle as much as possible, and build a scalable program for customers focused on zero waste.

2021 SEAL Sustainability Award honorees included global brands such as Disneyland, General Motors, Salesforce and Samsung, and were judged by a panel of 10 sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) experts. SEAL is an environmental advocacy organization that honours leadership through award programs, including the business sustainability awards.

“It is an honour for our Fullcircle Advanced Waste Lifecycle Program to be recognized by SEAL for its steadfast commitment to the environment and sustainability, with our customer’s waste goals in mind,” said David Stanton, president of Clean Earth.

“At a time when consumers are increasingly prioritizing sustainability, we’re excited to continue the program’s momentum into the new year by making it easy for our customers to not only properly manage their difficult-to-treat waste, but also remain a trusted partner in their waste management journey.”

Fullcircle has proven recycling and beneficial reuse success including the following:

  • One million pounds of bulk-making waste from one multinational consumer goods corporation was diverted from traditional disposal to organic compost.
  • One million pounds of hand sanitizer unfit for retail sale was recycled for reuse as an energy source.
  • Eight million pounds of soap-like non-viable byproduct was changed to industrial cleaner.
  • Ten million pounds of waste material converted to an engineered fuel solution.

Clean Earth turns specialty waste into recycling opportunities. Clean Earth is one of the largest specialty waste companies in the United States providing remediation, disposal, recycling and beneficial reuse solutions for hazardous and non-hazardous waste and contaminated materials. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, it operates a network of 91 locations across the United States.