The Benefits of Our Industrial Recycling Services

Used paper piles in industrial plants waiting to be recycled for reuse_

Minimizing operational costs is key to success in the industrial sector. Industries like manufacturing, automotive, metal fabrication, and oil and gas are extremely reliant on healthy cash flows. One way your business can drive costs down is with our industrial recycling services. Keep reading to learn what our recycling services include, why they’re important, and how they can benefit your business specifically.

What Do Our Industrial Recycling Services Include?

We offer two types of industrial recycling services: The first service is PPE laundering. In our laundering program, we collect your company’s used PPE and refresh it until it’s good as new. Tired of constantly replacing your PPE? Invest in laundering! Our services save our clients an average of 80% on PPE costs. Our second core offering is our oil-absorbent mats. Does your business use oil-absorbent mats? These are frequently used in industries like:

  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Oil and Gas
  • Metal and Plastic Fabrication

The issue with oil-absorbent mats is that they have to be replaced once they’re saturated. If you deal with high-volume spills all the time, these costs could add up fast. Closed Loop addresses this problem by offering reusable absorbents.

If your mat isn’t doing the job anymore, you can send it over to us and we’ll use our minimal liquid discharge process to extract its oil and make it service-ready again. You shouldn’t need to replace your mats every few months—partner with us, and you won’t have to.

Why Are They Important?

While we do save our clients big, we serve a greater purpose. Every piece of PPE we launder and mat we refresh is another product that isn’t going into a landfill. The U.S. produces 268 million tons of waste each year. Of that 268 million, 140 million ends up in landfills.

A huge portion of landfill waste comes from products that aren’t even in poor shape. This is especially common with PPE. Workers see PPE with surface-level dirt or staining and immediately throw it out. Your equipment is capable of lasting much longer than you’re using it for.

We’re proud to say that we’ve reused 1,967,634 pounds of solid waste and 231,781 gallons of liquid. We don’t just save our clients money—we reduce the amount of industrial waste that ends up in landfills.

How Our Business Recycling Services Help These Industries

Wondering how our services can help your industry in particular? Our recycling process has already helped clients in these industries save money:


Manufacturing processes can be complex. How many employees are part of your manufacturing system? Equipping every one of them with the right PPE is expensive, especially if they’re constantly cycling it out. Two types of PPE commonly disposed of in this industry include:

  • Gloves
  • Safety Vests

Are you tired of constantly buying new gloves and vests for your employees? If so, turn to Closed Loop. We’re experienced in refreshing every type of glove and safety vest. From high-impact kevlar gloves to class 3 safety vests, we can handle it. We also offer excellent mat options for the manufacturing industry. Whether your business is dealing with extremely thick oils and coolants or simple water spills, we have a mat for you.


The automotive industry deals with unique challenges and extensive spills. Fortunately, Closed Loop offers industrial recycling services perfect for the automotive industry. Does your business use any of the following PPE?

  • Aprons
  • Gloves
  • Jackets
  • Sleeves

If so, we can help you! Use PPE not listed above? Contact us and we can find a solution for you. Our oil-absorbent mats are especially useful for the automotive industry. Companies in this industry are constantly dealing with liquid spills. Between quilted mats, hydro mats, and poly mats, we’re sure to have a product that can handle your business’s spills.

Looking for the Right Oil-Absorbent Mat?

Our recent blog breaks down the differences between the three types of mats and how to make the right choice for your business.

Oil and Gas

Safety is everything in the oil and gas industry. That’s why Closed Loop Recycling offers high-quality products and services that will keep your worksite secure. We’re highly experienced with refreshing PPE in the oil and gas industry. PPE we frequently see includes:

  • Gloves
  • Aprons
  • Safety Vests

For a full list of the PPE we launder, click here. Regardless of what kind of PPE your business uses, our laundering services will dramatically extend its service life.

The oil and gas industry frequently deals with extremely thick spills. If you find yourself struggling to clean up these spills, we recommend investing in our poly mats. Our poly mats can stay on your facility floor much longer than the average disposable mat, even when dealing with extremely thick liquids like oil or coolant. In fact, our poly mats are capable of soaking up to five times more liquid than a conventional pig mat!

Metal and Plastic Fabrication

Between die cutting and injection molding, there’s no shortage of PPE and absorbent mats in metal and plastic fabrication. Fortunately, Closed Loop is here to help your business meet its needs! We refresh a wide variety of equipment. If your business uses any of these types of PPE, we can help with our industrial recycling services:

  • Aprons
  • Gloves
  • Safety Jackets
  • Safety Vests
  • Sleeves

Metal and plastic fabrication also deals with specific liquid challenges. Keep your facility clean and your workers safe with our absorbent options!

Wide angle view at recycling plant conveyor belt transports garbage inside drum filter or rotating cylindrical sieve with trommel

Save Money and Reduce Waste With Closed Loop

Closed Loop Recycling is here to help with any of your industrial recycling needs. Whether you run a manufacturing business and are tired of replacing gloves or you need the right mat for your oil and gas operations, Closed Loop can save you money!