Eastern Distribution's Trans-Loading Project in Greenville, Carolina Recycles Waste Light Bulbs and Saving Lives
Eastern Distribution, Inc.
P.O. Box 5702
Greenville, SC, 29606
Press release date: June 8, 2012
Eastern Distribution combines rail access, local trucking, material handling and trans-loading at their Greenville SC warehouse to load rail hopper cars with waste light bulbs.
Eastern Distribution's capabilities are making it possible for a Waste recycling company to efficiently transfer hundreds of tons of waste glass light bulbs via rail to a distant recycling plant. This year just under two million pounds of waste light bulbs were trans-loaded onto railcars for recycling from Eastern Distribution's warehouse facility in Greenville, South Carolina.
At the recycling facility the light bulbs are ground into fine glass beads which have several uses including media blasting and are also add to asphalt paving improving traction and highway safety.
For more than 40 years Eastern Distribution has custom-tailored services for the changing and unique needs of clients, many of whom are Fortune 500 companies. We have the experienced personnel and the equipment to handle your goods safely and efficiently. We own over 1/2-million square feet of clean, secure warehouse space and operate a fleet of trucks dedicated to our customers' needs.