EPA Releases 2016 Refrigerant Reclamation Numbers
10.8 million lbs. is an increase of 1.3 million lbs.over 2015
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 10,804,918 lbs. of ozone-depleting refrigerant was reported as reclaimed by EPA-certified reclaimers in 2016. The total includes 9,409,494 lbs. of R-22.
The 2016 numbers are up from the 9,514,001 total lbs. and 7,812,805 lbs. of R-22 reclaimed in 2015, but are below the highest-ever numbers of 12,53,327 total / 10,045,071 R-22 in 2008.
Publication date: 9/5/2017