.999 FINE - WE LOVE SILVER!

WELCOME medical x-ray film

PRECIOUS METAL 

& SPECIALTY RECYCLER


SINCE 2006


.999 FINE - WE LOVE SILVER!

    What we recycle

    MEDICAL X-RAY FILM

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

    LITHO ALUMINUM PLATES

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

    ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING

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

    MUCH MORE - OTHER RECYCLING

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    LEAD APRONS, LEAD ACID BATTERIES, FLOURESCENT LIGHT BULBS, OLD MACHINERY,  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

    HE STARTED IN THE INDUSTRY IN 1999 AND BRINGS OVER 18 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 

    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.

    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
    • CIRUICT BOARDS- WE WILL PURCHASE  (Based on type, volume and market conditions)

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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 .50 EACH
    • 8 FOOT BULBS - CHARGE .90 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 OLD MACHINERY, METAL DESKS, METAL FILE CABINETS AND 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.

    CONTACT US

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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