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HIERARCHY OF

SUSTAINABILITY

At Viking Recycling we strongly believe in and follow the Hierarchy of Sustainability. It follows a set of protocols that determine how waste materials are treated based on where they fall within the Waste Value Chain.

Through this, we support the Circular Economy locally in Ontario through the re-use of materials and re-introduction of polymers back into the manufacturing process.

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HIERARCHY OF

SUSTAINABILITY

At Viking Recycling we strongly believe in and follow the Hierarchy of Sustainability. It follows a set of protocols that determine how waste materials are treated based on where they fall within the Waste Value Chain.

Through this, we support the Circular Economy locally in Ontario through the re-use of materials and re-introduction of polymers back into the manufacturing process.

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Highest & Best Use™ breakdown

pREVENTION

While this lies outside our scope of work, we constantly encourage our clients and partners to prioritize waste minimization and prevention strategies.

REUSE

Materials are listed on our Reuse Marketplace.

Recycle

Materials are consolidated, sorted by polymer types using a Near Infrared (NIR) spectrometer and reintroduced to the manufacturing processes to prevent future greenhouse gases associated with raw materials extraction & landfilling end-of-life products.

recovery
(alternative fuels)

Materials are shredded and used to offset coal.

recovery 
(waste to energy)

Not employed by Viking Recycling.

disposal

Not employed by Viking Recycling. 100% of accepted materials will be diverted from landfills.

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