PFAS & WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 

PFAS, also known as Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are human made chemicals that include PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals. PFAS chemicals have been used worldwide since the 1940s in industry and consumer products. In recent years, PFAS has become a topic in the hazardous waste world, as they these chemicals don't break down easily and accumulate over time.

Materials containing PFAS:

  • Non-stick Cookware

  • Water-resistant Clothing

  • Firefighting Foam

  • Cosmetics

  • Cleaning Supplies

  • Furniture

  • Fast Food Packaging

  • Photographic Processes

  • Personal Care Items

  • Floor Polish

  • Stain- Resistant Products

  • Paints

  • Pesticides & Herbicides

  • Furniture Fabrics

  • Carpets

  • Drinking Water

PFAS & Health Issues

Most people have been exposed to PFAS due to it being in a number of house hold products. Because PFAS can accumulate and stay in the human body for long periods of time, there can be health issues related to PFAS exposure. Health issues like:

  • Low-Infant Birth Weight

  • Effects on Immune System

  • Cancer (from PFOA)

  • Thyroid Hormone Disruption (from PFOS)

OUR MISSION

Logistics Recycling Inc provides specialized logistics and recycling services collecting managing and disposing of regulated waste streams. We provide value to our customers through exceptional service, appropriate recycling and management, and ensuring compliance to allow them to focus on their business, not their waste

CONTACT  US

2955 Ramada Way

Green Bay, WI 54304

T: 800-558-1166

F: 920-403-1133

E: service@recyclewithlri.com

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