What we recycle

MEDICAL X-RAY FILM

LITHO ALUMINUM PLATES

LITHO ALUMINUM PLATES

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HIGHPOINT RECYCLES ALL TYPES OF SILVER BEARING FILM AND PAYS CUSTOMERS BASED ON CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS.

LITHO ALUMINUM PLATES

LITHO ALUMINUM PLATES

LITHO ALUMINUM PLATES

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HIGHPOINT WORKS DIRECTLY WITH SMELTERS TO OFFER THE MOST COMPETITIVE  PRICE FOR LITHO ALUMINUM.

ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING

MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

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IF IT CONTAINS A CIRCUIT BOARD, HIGHPOINT CAN RECYCLE IT AND KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE.

MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

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LEAD APRONS, LEAD ACID BATTERIES, FLOURESCENT LIGHT BULBS,   SCRAP METALS AND MORE.


About Us

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WE PRIDE OURSELVES IN QUALITY SERVICE, PRICING AND PRODUCTS!

HIGHPOINT ENVIRONMENTAL WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2006 AND BRINGS YEARS OF KNOWLEDGE TO THE RECYCLING INDUSTRY.


TIM GUIMOND - Owner/Director of Operations

CELL: 763-227-1327

EMAIL: T.GUIMOND@HIGHPOINTENVIRONMENTAL.COM


HE STARTED IN THE INDUSTRY IN 1999 AND BRINGS OVER 19 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE.  HIS EXPERTISE IS IN RECYCLING ALL TYPES OF SILVER BEARING FILMS  AND THE TREATMENT OF FIXER WASTE FROM PRODUCING THESE FILMS.   


KALENA GUIMOND - Vice President/CFO 

CELL: 763-360-7374

EMAIL:  K.GUIMOND@HIGHPOINTENVIRONMENTAL.COM


SHE HANDLES ALL THE ACCOUNTING, HUMAN RESOURCES AND WORKS CLOSELY WITH MANY OF THE HOSPITALS AND CLINICS TO COORDINATE  FILM PURGES.



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EVERY CUSTOMER IS IMPORTANT TO US AND DOES NOT MATTER THE SIZE OR VOLUME OF MATERIAL.

JUST GIVE US A CHANCE TO PROVE OURSELVES AND THE REST WILL BE HISTORY.


SOME OUR CUSTOMERS INCLUDE ALLINA, PARK NICOLLET, CENTRACARE, CARESTREAM, FEDERAL CARTRIDGE, IMPRESSIONS, BOLGER PRINTING AND CDI.

Film Recycling

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WE LOVE FILM!

WE SERVICE ALL KINDS OF FACILITIES THAT PRODUCE SILVER BEARING FILMS.


  • HOSPITALS
  • MEDICAL CLINICS
  • CHIROPRACTORS 
  • VETERINARIES
  • DENTAL OFFICES 
  • CIRCUIT BOARD SHOPS
  • FOUNDRIES
  • PHOTO LABS
  • PRINTERS


HIPAA - WE TAKE THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILTY AND ACCOUNTABILTY ACT VERY SERIOUS AND ADHERE TO ALL THE REGULATIONS.  We will provide a HIPAA agreement upon request and all medical jackets are shredded.

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EACH TYPE OF FILM  HAS ITS OWN VALUE AND  WE PAY PER POUND FOR  MOST OF THESE TYPES.


  • MEDICAL X-RAY FILM (CLEAN)
  • MEDICAL X-RAY FILM (IN JACKETS)
  • DRYVIEW FILM
  • DENTAL X-RAY FILM
  • INDUSTRIAL X-RAY FILM
  • BLACK LITHO FILM
  • CIRUIT BOARD LITHO FILM
  • GOLDENROD LITHO FILM


SILVER VALUE - WE PAY BASED ON THE TYPE,  WEIGHT AND CURRENT SILVER MARKET.  Example: 300 lbs of Medical X-rays (no jackets) at .50 cents a pound = $150.00 dollars.

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CONTACT US FOR A PICKUP

NOTE:  WE SERVICE THE MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL AND SURROUNDING AREAS.


ONE TIME PICKUPS - WE WILL WEIGH MATERIAL ON SITE, PROVIDING PAYMENT AND PROPER PAPERWORK FOR RECYCLING.


DO YOU STILL PRODUCE FILM?

CHECK OUT OUR SILVER RECOVERY SERVICES.

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DID YOU KNOW

FILM RETENTION FOR CHIROPRACTORS IS 4 YEARS.


FILM RETENTION FOR VETERINARIANS IS 3 YEARS.

Litho Aluminum Recycing

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WE LOVE PRINTERS!

FORGET BRINGING IN YOUR ALUMINUM YOURSELF.


  • WHY PAY YOUR EMPLOYEE THE TIME TO LOAD THE TRUCK, UNLOAD THE TRUCK AND WAIT IN LINES AT THE SCRAPYARDS?
  • WHY PAY THE FUEL, INSURANCE AND OTHER COSTS FOR THE TRUCK?

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HIGHPOINT COMES TO YOUR FACILITY

  • WE USE YOUR FACILITY SCALE IF AVAILABLE.
  • OUR PRICING IS OFTEN BETTER THEN LOCAL SCRAPYARDS.
  • WE PROVIDE GAYLORD BOXES AT NO CHARGE.
  • PAYMENTS ARE PROVIDED VIA CHECK WITHIN 30 DAYS.

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CONTACT US FOR A PICKUP

NOTE:  WE SERVICE THE MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL AND SURROUNDING AREAS.


PRINTERS - DO YOU STILL HAVE GOLDENROD FILM?

BLACK LITHO FILM TAPED TO ORANGE, RUBY OR CLEAR BACKING. IT'S TIME CONSUMING TO SEPARATE, BUT WE HAVE NO PROBLEM HANDLING IT AND WILL BE HAPPY TO HELP.


ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING

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WE LOVE OLD COMPUTERS!

BELOW ARE THE COMMON TYPES OF ELECTRONIC WASTE AND CURRENT PRICING:


  • COMPUTERS/SERVERS/LAPTOPS -  - No Charge (must be separated from all other items, otherwise we charge .35 cents a pound)
  • SCANNERS/PRINTERS/FAX MACHINES - Charge .35 cents a pound
  • MICE/KEYBOARDS  - Charge .35 cents a pound
  • CABLE/SATILLITE RECEIVERS- Charge .35 cents a pound
  • LCD/LED & PLASMA TVs - Charge .35 cents a pound
  • MODEMS/ROUTERS - Charge .35 cents a pound
  • TELEPHONES/MISC ITEMS - Charge .35 cents a pound
  • TUBE TV'S /CRT MONITORS - Charge .50 cents a pound

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HARD DRIVE DESTRUCTION

HIGHPOINT PHYSICALLY DESTOYS EVERY HARD DRIVE TO PROTECT SENSITIVE DATA.  


  • WE PULL EVERY HARD DRIVE FROM ALL COMPUTERS,, SERVERS, LAPTOPS AND PRINTERS.  
  • WE REMOVE ANY CIRCUIT BOARDS ATTACHED.  
  • WE HAVE THEM DRILLED OR SHREDDED BEFORE GOING OUT FOR SMELTING. 

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CONTACT US FOR A PICKUP

NOTE:  WE SERVICE THE MINNEAPOLIS/ST PAUL AND SURROUNDING AREAS.


NO LANDFILL - NO OVERSEAS

HIGHPOINT DISMANTLES AND SEGREGATES ALL ELECTRONIC WASTE DOWN TO THERE BASE MATERIALS.   METALS ARE SOLD AS SCRAP, CIRCUIT BOARDS ARE SET OUT FOR REFINING AND ALL OTHER ITEMS ARE SENT FOR PROPER RECYCLING.


MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

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FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS

  • 4 FOOT BULBS - CHARGE .59 EACH
  • 8 FOOT BULBS - CHARGE .89 EACH
  • TWISTS - CHARGE .90 EACH


WE CAN HANDLE MOST TYPES OF LIGHT BULBS.







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FERROUS & NON FERROUS METAL RECYCLING

WE CAN HANDLE  MANY OF THE COMMON METALS THAT BUSINESSES ACCUMULATE.  HERE IS JUST SOME OF THE ITEMS WE CAN HANDLE.


  • STEEL
  • STAINLESS STEEL
  • ALUMINUM
  • COPPER
  • WIRE
  • BRASS

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LEAD

LEAD APRON & GLOVES - CHARGE $1.00 PER POUND


LEAD ACID BATTERIES - NO CHARGE


LEAD FOIL - NO CHARGE



SILVER RECOVERY SERVICES

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DO YOU STILL PRODUCE FILM?

HIGHPOINT CAN MANAGE YOUR WASTE FIXER NEEDS TO KEEP YOU COMPLIANT WITH FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL REGULATIONS OF 5 PPM (PARTS PER MILLION). 


WE INSTALL, SERVICE, MAINTAIN AND DISPOSE OF ALL TYPES OF SILVER RECOVERY CANISTERS AND MACHINES.

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CANISTERS

THESE ARE USED IN SMALLER APPLICATIONS AND IS WHERE SILVER IS RECOVERED THOUGH AN ION EXCHANGE PROCESS USING STEEL WOOL OR AN IRON MESH CORE.  THE CANISTERS PRODUCE A SILVER SLUDGE MATERIAL THAT NEEDS TO BE INCINERATED. 

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ELECTROLYTIC MACHINES

THESE ARE USED IN LARGER APPLICATIONS AND IS WHERE SILVER IS RECOVERED FROM THE FIXER SOLUTION BY AN ELECTROPLATING PROCESS THAT PRODUCES SILVER FLAKE.  CANISTERS ARE USED AS A SECONDARY PROCESS TO ACHIEVE THE 5 PPM DISCHARGE LIMITS AND SILVER FLAKE IS HARVESTED WHEN NEEDED.


WE WILL BUY YOUR SILVER FLAKE.

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HIGHPOINT ENVIRONMENTAL

OFFICE / MAIL ONLY:

2200 506TH STREET NE

RUSH CITY, MN 55069


WAREHOUSE/ CUSTOMER DROP OFFS:

15811 LINCOLN STREET NE

HAM LAKE, MN 55304

WAREHOUSE/SERVICE - 763.227.1327 OFFICE/ACCOUNTING - 763.360.7374

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IMPORTANT NUMBERS

  • ​EPA #MNS000301520
  • ​TRANSPORTER ID #MNS000301520 (SAME AS EPA NUMBER)
  • ​US DOT #1681298
  • FEDERAL ID #20-4357464

Minnesota State Statues

Chiropractors

Record Keeping for X-ray film is 4 Years.

Minnesota State Statue 148.10 Paragraph 18. 

Veterinarians

Record Keeping for X-ray films is 3 Years.

Minnesota State Statue 9100.0800 Paragraph 4 Section C.