Solvent Waste Recycling & Recovery Services

The Industry Leader in Solvent Recycling and Recovery


Maratek is the market leader in solvent recycling and recovery. Our ability to offer custom solvent recycling and recovery solutions to all types of customer needs sets us apart. We help your business to implement more efficient processes and save on costs. We'll help you establish a safe, reliable, and environmentally friendly solution for solvent recovery and solvent recycling.

Environmental and Economic Benefits


If your company uses any kind of solvents such as Gun Wash, Lacquer Thinner, MEK, Acetone, Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), Varsol, Blanket Wash, Methanol, and Butanol, you could significantly cut you costs through solvent recovery. The Maratek Environmental solvent recycling and recovery program is designed to help your facility accomplish two major goals:

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1. Reducing liquid waste disposal expenses and;

2. Recycling of your liquid solvent waste such as Gun Wash, Lacquer Thinner, MEK, Acetone, Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA), Varsol, Blanket Wash, Methanol, Ethanol, Butanol, and any other solvents.

Solvent recovery equipment can be a costly investment, and immediate savings can be found through our MaraSolve solvent recycling program.

Maratek will pick up your waste solvent and bring it to our liquid recycling facility in Bolton, Ontario. Your solvent is tested, segregated from other companies’ solvents and run as an isolated batch through our solvent distillation technology. The resulting recycled product will be of virgin quality and will be available for purchase at a fraction of the cost of virgin solvent prices.

You’ll save money, improve your environmental stewardship with no additional effort or upfront costs on your part.

The residues from the solvent recycling processes (along with various organic waste) which cannot be economically recycled, are processed by Maratek into liquid fuel products to replace, for example, fossil fuels for cement kilns. We also offer a competitive waste solvent acquisition service to obtain used solvents for recycling. These are then sold back into the world market via a wide range of outlets.

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How it Works


We receive a customers waste solvent, process it through our solvent recovery system, and recover the clean solvent which performs just like virgin. 

Additionally, our solvent recycling division partners with various industrial companies to collect high quality feedstock in order to produce Maratek branded and engineered solvent products. Our solvent products line called Marasolve, is virtually indistinguishable from virgin and has become popular in the industry.   


Maratek Environmental is a market leader in Hazardous Waste Management and Solvent Recovery helping companies significantly save on operational costs. Our in house team of chemical and production engineers are continually finding ways to improve our solvent recovery technology and as a result provides better quality solvents at a fraction of the cost of virgin. Investing internally allows us to offer a robust range of solutions for any industry. Our forward thinking direction not only helps companies reduce cost, but it also helps to reduce the environmental impact throug recycling. 

Maratek Environmental Hazardous Waste Management services deploy ministry approved fleet of vehicles paired with highly trained and experienced technicians that ensure the safe transport and handling of hazardous waste materials.

Maratek is a registered carrier of waste products and is fully certified with all the necessary waste transport documentation. Facilities are bonded and approved by the Government of Ontario. Maratek will take full responsibility for a company’s complete waste management function.

The full Maratek line up of Solvent services include the following:


  • Solvent recycling
  • Paint recycling
  • Hazardous liquid waste recycling
  • Hazardous liquid waste recovery
  • Hazardous liquid waste treatment
  • Waste liquid solvent disposal
  • Waste liquid disposal
  • Chemical waste disposal
  • Laboratory waste disposal
  • Hazardous wastes disposal
  • Chemical waste disposal
  • Commercial hazardous waste disposal
  • Industrial hazardous waste disposal

Equipment, Products & Supplies

Maratek is an award-winning industry leader in solvent recycling and recovery. We specialize in the manufacturing of custom and off-the-shelf equipment that can help your organization recover and re-use solvents saving on costs. If you are interested in implementing solvent recycling into your operation visit our equipment website to learn more.

We also have solvents available to purchase, recycled at our fully licensed facility and processed to a high quality purity, or contact us about purchasing solvent recovery bags for your recycling operations.

Recycling Equipment

We Recycle a Wide Range of Solvents


On-site recycling reduces solvent purchases by as much as 80%. Here is a list of the solvents that Maratek has successfully recycled:


Acetone

Dichloropropane

Gunwash

Aliphatic Bibasic Ester

Dimenthylformamide

Blanketwash

Amyl Acetate

D-Limonene

Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)

Benzene

DMF

Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK)

Butanol

Ethyl Acetate

Mineral Spirit

Butanone

Ethyl Benzene

Naphtha

Butyl Acetate

Ethyl Glycol Acetate

Octane

Butyl Alcohol

Sim Ethylene Chloride

Pentanol

Butyl Carbitol

Hexamethylene

Perchloroethylene

Butyl Cellosolve

Hexane

Propanol

Butyl Diglycol

Isobutyl Acetate

Propyl Alcohol

Butyl Glycol

Isobutyl Alcohol

Lacquer Thinner

Carbinol

Isopropanol

Trichloroethylene

Cellusolve

Isopropyl Acetate

Turpentine

Cyclohexane

Isopropyl Alcohol

Toluene

Cyclohexanol

Isopropyl Glycol

Styrene

Cyclohexanone

Methyl Acetate

Varsol

DBE

Methyl Cellosolve

White Spirit

Dichloroethane

Methyl Glycol Acetate

Xylene


If your solvent does not appear on this list, please contact us. It would be a pleasure for our engineers to evaluate your application.

Service Area


Maratek Environmental offers solvent recovery and solvent recycling solutions and services across Ontario and the western parts of Quebec.

Maratek will pick up used solvents for recovery and recycling from the following specific areas included cities such as: 

Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Hull, Windsor, Guelph, Kingston, Brampton, London, Kitchener, Newmarket , Owen Sound, Hamilton, Orillia, Niagara Falls, Chatham, Sarnia, Detroit, Collingwood, Barrie, Midland, Gravenhurst, Mississauga, Fort Erie, Bolton, Peterborough, Kenora, Brockville, Pickering, Ajax, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, St Catharines, Scarborough, Markham, Etobicoke, Concord, Vaughan, North York, Richmond Hill, Belleville and many more communities across Ontario!


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Liquid Waste Disposal Services

We collect, treat and disposes of liquid solvent waste as well as various industrial waste, hazardous and dangerous waste, bulk products or packaged in containers, drums or bins.

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