Cosmetic Products Waste Disposal

The challenge as we see it

Many business have obsolete, damaged or discontinued common cosmetics including lipstick, mascara, eye shadow, foundation, rouge, skin cleansers and skin lotions, shampoo, finger nail polish, polish removers, perfume and cologne.

Our differentiated value

We provide an environmentally sound disposal approach for VSQG Cosmetic Products that meets all regulatory requirements and reduces generator liability and administrative burden.

We tailor recycling programs around your needs. By working with us, you can benefit from the following:

  • Five fully-permitted recycling facilities across North America
  • Two RCRA Part B permitted facilities
  • ​TSCA Permitted PCB (PCB Commercial Storer) permitted facility in Phoenix, AZ
  • ISO14001/OHSAS-18001 certifications in Phoenix, AZ
  • ​Solutions for large and small quantities of lamps, ballast and lighting components
  • Company-owned processing equipment, retort ovens and distillation equipment
  • Company-owned nationwide transportation and logistics capabilities
  • Audited and approved 3rd party transportation network
  • Audited and approved downstream processing vendors
  • ​Dedicated account and customer service representatives
  • ​Documented packaging guidelines
  • Customized reporting capabilities

Our solutions for cosmetic products waste disposal

We can tailor a recycling program depending upon the amount of  cosmetic products that you need to dispose of. We’ll help you analyze your current waste streams, assist with setting up a collection program and educate your staff on the benefits of proper disposal. 

  • Recycling designed to fit your needs: We have developed recycling solutions for large and small quantities of cosmetic products . Whether you need service for one facility or multiple locations across the country, we can offer a combination of mail-back, prepaid recycling containers for small quantities or can arrange for a pick up for larger quantities.
  • On-time pick up: When we promise a pick up, we adhere to that promise. Once arrangements are made, you can count on us to be there on time.
  • Documented compliance: Once received and recycled or disposed of properly, we'll issue a certificate, documenting your cosmetic products were received and managed in accordance with all regulations.

How and why, at a glance

Improperly disposing of cosmetic products may lead to contamination of the air, rivers, lakes and drinking water, thus increasing risk to the environment and human health. 

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