DETROIT — Green Works, a subsidiary business under Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, has expanded its used oil-filter recycling program to include a collection service in partnership with Green Arbor Environmental.
Green Works' used oil-filters recycling service now offers a "milk run" style pick-up service of both used oil filters and used motor oil from metro Detroit quick change/oil change shops and automotive dealerships, the organization said.
The operation of two Oberg SB-600 oil filter crushers allows Goodwill's Green Works to process up to 400 tons of filters per month.
Goodwill Detroit employs people with employment challenges and has trained several of its clients to operate the Oberg SB-600, which will result in multiple shifts of uninterrupted operation and the creation of additional new jobs.
"Our catalog of services at Green Works is designed to provide support to businesses that prioritize cost-effective, environmentally sustainable practices," said Jay Wilber, president of Green Works.
"The oil filter recycling program began nearly four years ago servicing customers from Michigan's neighboring states of Indiana, Illinois and Ohio. The addition of the pick-up convenience will allow more local auto care providers, along with those throughout the region, to keep their steel and oil waste from being disposed in landfills, which is one of our primary goals."
For more information, contact Mr. Wilber at 313-499-3100 or [email protected].