Industrial Services

Polyeco provides integrated waste management to protect your business against liability with reliable and effective solutions at low cost. Based on our diverse skills, vast experience and understanding of every link in the waste chain we are able to offer you cleaner and more economical waste management solutions for more environmentally friendly business.

Polyeco offers the following industrial services:

Rehabilitation and Decontamination

Polyeco conducts decontamination and rehabilitation of old industrial sites, including dismantling, removal and treatment of hazardous waste, the demolition of structures, soil remediation and land reclamation.

Land remediation is conducted with various techniques including:

  • Pump and treat
  • Stabilization and solidification
  • Excavation
  • Contaminated excavation waste treatment and disposal
  • Land farming
  • In-situ and ex-situ bioremediation
  • Chemical treatment – oxidation / reduction
  • Air sparging

Specific Treatment and Prevention Process

Stabilization and solidification secures landfiling conditions. After stabilization at our physical-chemical treatment facilities, the non-recyclable part of hazardous waste, such as effluent sludge is landfiled in dedicated facilities. Waste treated and packaged in this way is then landfiled in accredited landfills in abroad.

Asbestos Management

Polyeco holds a vast experience in decontamination from asbestos waste, management and disposal.

Services provided include:

  • Site inspections & risk assessments, including sampling, quantitative & qualitative analysis and the preparation of risk assessment reports
  • Management techniques, including encapsulation or sealing of ACM and enclosure of the ACM for isolation
  • Removal of ACM with water spray process system, wrap and cut, glove bags or dry removal
  • Transportation for final disposal in authorized facilities

Fuel Tank Cleaning

Modern and specialized equipment is used for pumping, homogenizing and separating sludge from tanks. Polyeco offers integrated management of the oil sludge with high oil recovery rates. All operations are undertaken using sophisticated equipment which ensures the safety of personnel even under highly explosive atmospheres.

We protect the environment reducing waste volume and save raw materials

Polyeco offers integrated management of the oil sludge achieving high oil recovery rates and minimization of final waste (dry sludge) quantity. Containerized decanters or tricanters are used for sludge processing. This process promotes the waste volume reduction and the recovery of oil by separating the sludge into three phases: dry sludge phase, oily phase and water phase. This process can take place at Polyeco’s facilities or on-site.

Car Repair Hazardous Waste Management

Hazardous waste is produced at garages during car maintenance and refinishing works, such as engine oil, engine oi filters, break fluids, solvents and liquids from car body paint shops, anti-freeze, etc. The generators and owners of such waste are obliged to manage their waste in an environmental friendly way and according to the hazardous waste management law. The new regulations affect the Vehicle Maintenance and Refinishing Sector.

Conditioned Waste Collection Services

Since 2005, Polyeco has introduced a system for the collection, transfer and final disposal of hazardous waste from small business and professionals affected by the new regulations including Vehicle Maintenance and Refinishing workshops. Our packaged collection system caters 150 vehicle workshops all over Greece. Our market leading and environmentally compliant response to packaged waste collection services for the car maintenance and refinishing workshops provide a hassle free, safe and cost effective solution for your waste management, suitable for any type or size of car repair workshop. Polyeco’s Conditioned Waste Collection Services are performed by qualified personnel and drivers trained to the highest standards according to the (ADR) for the carriage of dangerous goods.

Our Packaged Waste Collection Services for Vehicle Maintenance and Refinishing Workshops waste management include consultative support on proper handling procedures, packaging, collection and transfer to our facilities for treatment and disposal of Hazardous Waste.

We provide all documentation, packaging containers and storage labels for our customers to meet their legal obligations. Our color-coded waste containers provide you a sturdy, easy-to-use environmental solution for your hazardous waste, ensuring the safe and environmentally sound storage and transfer. Polyeco’s hazardous waste collection services are scheduled to suit your requirements.

The comprehensive set of services provided by Polyeco includes: Listing, Packaging, Provision of containers, Container exchange, Labeling, Transportation, Safe Disposal

We can also assess the requirements of your workshop and tailor a solution to manage a range of different types of waste, such as:

  • Aerosols
  • Anti-freeze
  • Brake-fluid
  • Grease
  • Empty plastic drums
  • Empty gaz containers
  • Lead acd batteries
  • Liquid and solid paint
  • Paint Tins
  • Oil contaminated rags
  • Used oil filters
  • Waste Motor Oil

All our waste collection, recycling, treatment and disposal services are fully licensed and compliant with legislation relating to garages and vehicle servicing operations.

A Certificate of Waste Reception is issued upon receipt of the waste.

As part of our commitment to the environment, we try to reuse and recycle as many elements as possible from the waste products we collect. Residual oil is extracted from collected waste oil filters for recycling and reuse.

Dry Cleaning Hazardous Waste Management

Managing waste has become a worldwide rigorous legislation also introduced in Greece. Activities of the dry clean industry produce hazardous waste and must be managed according to European regulations and local legislation (JMD EP11641/1942 and JMD EP 13588/725).

Packaged Waste Collection Services

Polyeco provides a dedicate, safe and efficient recovery, recycling and disposal service to the dry cleaner’s sector. In 2006 Polyeco expanded its nationwide hazardous waste collection network to cater the needs of dry cleaners business sector across Greece.

Our service to Dry Cleaners waste management include suitable containers for safe storage and transportation of dry cleaning residues, solvents and other hazardous waste material, the collection and transfer of waste to our facilities for treatment and safe disposal.

Polyeco offers consultative support to help clients minimize their waste and provides all documentation, suitable packaging containers and storage labels for our customers to meet their legal obligations and make turn their business environmentally friendly. Polyeco performs delivery and collection of Hazardous Waste on a regular basis or upon request.

A Certificate of Waste Reception is issued upon receipt of the waste.

Over 60% of dry cleaning business in Greece already use our services.

Chemical Lab Hazardous Waste Management

Laboratory waste are generated from chemical laboratories procedures and operation on a regular basis and may present chemical hazards, as well as those multi-hazardous wastes that contain some combination of chemical, radioactive, and biological hazards. The generators and owners of such waste are obliged to manage their waste in an environmental friendly way and according to the hazardous waste management law.

Our market leading and environmentally compliant response to packaged waste collection services for the Chemical Laboratories provide a hassle free, safe and cost effective solution for your waste management, suitable for any type or size laboratory. Chemical wastes are usually segregated on-site in the laboratory into appropriate waste containers, and must be disposed by a specialist contractor in order to meet safety, health, and legislative requirements.

Since 2005, Polyeco has introduced a system for the safe collection, transfer and final disposal of hazardous waste from small businesses and professionals including chemical laboratories. We operate a substantial fleet of small vans and lorries providing frequent collections of small to medium quantities of hazardous and non- hazardous wastes all over Greece. Polyeco’s Packaged Waste Collection Services are performed by qualified personnel and drivers trained to the highest standards according to the (ADR) for the carriage of dangerous goods.

Our Packaged Waste Collection Services for laboratories include consultative support on proper handling procedures, packaging, collection and transfer to our facilities for treatment, recovery and safe disposal of Hazardous Waste. We provide all documentation, packaging containers and storage labels for our customers to meet their legal obligations. Our methods ensure safety and environmental compliance for your chemical laboratory. Commonly collected laboratory hazardous chemical waste include: Corrosive, flammable, toxic, explosive and other difficult wastes.

  • Acid Waste
  • Oxidisers
  • Lab chemicals & reagents
  • Lab chemicals in small packs

A Certificate of Waste Reception is issued upon receipt of the waste.

As a certified expert Polyeco can assess the requirements of your laboratory and provide a complete range of Laboratory Chemical Services designed around your unique needs, concerns and constraints, including:

  • Inventory of all HW in your lab
  • Identification and categorization of “UNKNOWN” chemical waste
  • Appropriate packaging and labeling
  • Best disposal methods implementation
  • On and off site temporary chemical storage
  • Laboratory Decontamination
  • Chemical laboratory moving services
  • Regulatory Compliance

A Certificate of Waste Reception is issued upon receipt of the waste.

As your waste specialist contractor Polyeco will provide you with consultative support on hazardous waste handling and labeling requirements free of charge.

Polyeco also provides specific Managing Laboratory Waste training courses upon request for laboratory personnel who carry out the handling of chemical waste stored temporarily in your laboratory designated accumulation area.

All waste collection, recycling, treatment and disposal services are fully licensed and compliant with local and international legislation relating to hazardous and non-hazardous chemical wastes.

A Certificate of Waste Reception is issued upon receipt of the waste.