recycling

FAQs

Who is Netafim Recycling?

Netafim Recycling is a subsidiary of Netafim Irrigation, Inc. Netafim Recycling collects and recycles used irrigation tubing/hose and tape.

Where is Netafim Recycling located?

Netafim Recycling has a processing facility located in Fowler, CA just south of Fresno.

What is the cost of the recycling service?

Netafim Recycling will pick up your used irrigation tubing/hose/tape at no cost to you.

What is the extent of the pick up zone?

We will arrange for pick up from Mendocino, Glenn and Butte counties in Northern California to Kern and San Luis Obispo counties in the south.

Map of our pick-up region (highlighted in green): Click on map to enlarge.

Does Netafim Recycling pick up all types of plastic irrigation tubing?

No, Netafim Recycling only collects polyethylene (PE) based irrigation tubing/hose/tape.

Is there a minimum sized load for pick up?

Minimum amount of material required-Drip tubing (from orchards/vineyards): 10,000 lbs. Drip tape (from row crops): we are not currently accepting additional tape through June 30, 2017, due to oversupply in the market. Please check back July 1, 2017, for updated minimums.

Where does the recycled tubing go?

Recycled polyethylene is re-used in drip tubing for the mining and landscape industries. In landscape, recycled content is critical for a number of sustainable building initiatives. The recycled material is also used in industrial products such as plastic pallets.