The 'Green' Answer To Oil Spills

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Oil-Dri Recycled is made from 100% recycled material, such as waste plasterboard from the construction industry. The company says that their new granules are the most environmentally friendly available on the market.

Oil-Dri Recycled granules are perfect for absorbing all kinds of oil and grease spillage and have been exhaustively tested to prove their suitability as an economical yet highly effective absorbent material – and they have delivered exceptional results.

Tracey Rudge, general manager of Oil-Dri, who are based in Wisbech, Cambs, said: “We have been working with gypsum suppliers and manufacturers for many years to develop ever improving solutions and alternatives to clay granules. Oil-Dri Recycled uses, principally, construction waste, so is an excellent way of recycling material that would otherwise go to landfill. To add to that, the granules have been proven to be a highly effective and very economical alternative, achieving absorption rates as high as 9 litres per 20 litre bag (0.85 litres per kg), outperforming many other absorbent granular products for oil and grease.

“It is also an exceptionally lightweight granule, which makes it very easy for handling and transport at only 10kg per 20 litre bag.”

The absorbency level of Oil-Dri Recycled has been tested to BSI 7959-1 across all types and grades of oil. As a 100% recycled product, it can form an important element in meeting recycling and sustainability commitments and ISO14001 standards.

Oil-Dri have been leading the way in spill containment for over 65 years and are at the forefront of new innovations in containment to help eliminate pollution and slipping hazards from spills such as oils and chemicals.