R.S. Hughes Providing Turnkey Packaging Recycling Program

No. 37 on ID's 2015 Big 50 List, R.S. Hughes is working with adhesives maker Henkel and recycling innovator Terracycle to provide recycling solutions for anaerobic adhesive packaging.

BALTIMORE — R.S. Hughes, an industrial distributor specializing in abrasives, adhesives and sealants, is working with Henkel and TerraCycle to provide turnkey recycling solutions for anaerobic adhesive packaging. As part of the Anaerobic Adhesive Recycling Program sponsored by adhesives manufacturer Henkel, R.S. Hughes is outfitting key customers with recycling boxes that they can fill with empty Loctite adhesive containers.

The R.S. Hughes office in Baltimore has added a personalized touch to the Adhesive Recycling Program by offering to pick up the empty Loctite adhesive containers from their customers.

“R.S. Hughes sells a number of products to various types of businesses,” said Nick Longenbach, Sales Manager for R.S. Hughes in Baltimore. “It’s important for us to bring more value to our customers while also proactively promoting sustainability.”

R.S. Hughes was No. 37 on Industrial Distribution's 2015 Big 50 List.

By providing full-service recycling solutions to its customers through TerraCycle, the distributor is able to partner with one of its most trusted manufacturers, Henkel, to divert waste from local landfills and incinerators.

“Changing the global recycling infrastructure starts with companies like Henkel and R.S. Hughes,” said TerraCycle CEO Tom Szaky. “This turnkey solution makes it easy for customers to recycle and we hope that their initiative will influence other distributors and manufacturers to go that extra mile to capture their waste.”

R.S. Hughes provides this full-service recycling program for Henkel Loctite adhesives containers to key customers and top buyers. Companies interested in the Anaerobic Adhesive Recycling Program sponsored by Henkel can contact their local Loctite distributor or visit www.na.henkel-adhesives.com/recycleloctite for more information.

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