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Recycling Driplines

The Industry's First Vertically Integrated Dripline Recycling Solution

Learn more about Netafim's ReGen™ Recycling program and how we're working with growers to minimize the environmental impact of farming and improve supply chain sustainability.

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Netafim Expands ReGen™ Recycling Operations Nationally

We’re strengthening our recycling efforts in California and expanding to Southeast Texas, with plans to roll out in several key U.S. markets in the future. Every year, Netafim collects, shreds, washes, and pelletizes thousands of tons of used irrigation tubing. Our proprietary process incorporates recycled content into new driplines without sacrificing performance and quality standards.

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Netafim USA Awarded $2 Million By CalRecycle To Expand Recycling Operation

A $2.01 million grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) through the state’s Recycled Fiber, Plastic, and Glass Grant Program. One of five awarded grants, the $2.01 million award will fund the expansion of Netafim’s closed-loop recycling operation to collect, shred, wash, and pelletize an additional 9,612 tons per year of used irrigation tubing at the end of the material’s useful life. 

NEW Name - Netafim ReGen™ Recycling

The rebrand comes on the heels of the successful launch of Netafim’s Streamline X ReGen™ dripline and the receipt of a $2.01 million grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle).

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Why Recycle Your Used Irrigation Tubing?

IT'S OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO MINIMIZE IMPACT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

"Today’s farmer is under increased pressure to minimize the environmental impact of farming and enhance their supply chain sustainability,” said Mike Hemman, President and CEO of Netafim USA. “As the industry leader, it is our responsibility to extend our focus beyond innovative drip irrigation technologies to also include developing and implementing processes for minimizing the impact that plastic waste has on the environment.”

  • Taking used irrigation tubing/hose/tape to a landfill is costly
  • Burning and burying used irrigation tubing/hose/tape on your property has legal and environmental ramifications
  • Leaving used irrigation tubing/hose/tape above ground is unsightly and can create a safety hazard
  • Netafim ReGen™ Recycling will make arrangements and pick up your used irrigation tubing/hose/tape
Pick-up Requirements

General Rules For Pick-up Service

We pick up your used irrigation tubing/hose/tape right from your farm. Proving you with disposal convenience and cost savings. Before scheduling your pick-up, there are a few things to consider:

  • Site inspection is required prior to pick-up to inspect the load, take photographs and samples and recommend necessary adjustments so materials can be picked up
  • Important: We only accept polyethylene products.
  • Bad weather and equipment breakdowns may force rescheduling.
  • Location Requirements: The irrigation tubing/hose or tape must be on level ground and accessible to a 65-foot tractor-trailer with a clearance of 14 feet and room to maneuver in and out.

Product Conditions

Required:

  • Only polyethylene (PE) products will be accepted
  • Material must be free of trash, wood, rocks, tires and foreign materials
  • Material must not contain excessive dirt or plant debris
  • Center of coils must not be wound around metal, cardboard, sticks or other plant material
    (PE or PVC centers are okay as long as they are less than 4” in diameter)
  • Materials must not be intermingled with other plastics (PE adapters and couplers are okay).
  • If the TWD contains metal wire ties used to secure splicing repairs, they must be galvanized (not stainless steel) and must NOT be wrapped with adhesive tape.
  • Plastic mulch will not be accepted
  • Minimum amount of material accepted:
    -Drip tape (TWD): Per site minimum 20,000 lbs.
    -Drip tubing (HWD): Not currently accepting additional pick up requests for 2020. We will resume accepting HWD in 2021.

Ready To Recycle? Schedule A Pick-up

Netafim Recycling has made the drip tape recycling process easier and more convenient. We provide farmers with an efficient alternative to get rid of used irrigation tubing/hose/tape. Here is how it works:

  1. Fill out the short pick-up request form
    or contact us at (559) 246-8264.
  2. You will be contacted to schedule a site visit.
  3. After your site visit and approval, a pick-up appointment will be made.
  4. We schedule and make arrangements to pick up your used irrigation tubing/hose/tape.

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