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Welcome to Rock River Environmental Solutions

Rock River Environmental Solutions offers a range of comprehensive services with a focus on rigorous safety and regulatory compliance, and an on-time/on-budget philosophy. We always strive to exceed our customers’ expectations.

We’ve gained a reputation as a leader in our field through our commitment to health and safety, our passion for bringing problem-solving excellence to every project, and our focus on placing our customers’ needs first and foremost. We never take our eyes off the goal: to give you the highest standards of service while preserving our natural environment.

Whether it’s providing efficient and cost-effective waste disposal, completing very large and heavy scale industrial cleaning projects, or managing the sensitive ramifications of a facility shutdown, Rock River Environmental Solutions provides high-quality, end-result performance.

Did You Know?

All of our field staff are 40 hour HAZWOPER trained, and have just completed our annual OSHA 30 hour general industry safety training. Additionally, our field staff receives specialized training – from gas cylinder awareness to high hazard chemical management – all in an effort to provide our employees with excellent training, and our clients with a resourceful professional staff.


Our commitment begins with

Our commitment begins with...

Providing our customers with high quality, cost-effective environmental remediation, waste disposal, and industrial services. We have the experienced people, in-depth resources, customers focus and safety record to ensure that your job will be done right the first time - performed safely - and documented correctly. With a division focused entirely on industrial services, we can handle your most complex industrial waste challenges.

Our commitment is continued with

Our commitment is continued with...

If you are a homeowner, your hazardous household waste is not regulated, but we encourage you to dispose of it in an environmentally sound manner. If you are a homeowner in Illinois with household hazardous waste, both the City of Rockford and City of Naperville have collection sites that operate every weekend except for holidays and will take your waste free of charge.

Our Projects

A Track Record of Success

Rock River Environmental Solutions understands your regulatory, operating, and cost management challenges and works hand-in-hand with you to provide you with exceptional customer service.

A review of the projects weʼve successfully handled is documented proof of our commitment to excellence:

  • Labpack, transportation, and disposal services
  • Waste disposal services in New Orleans, LA after hurricane Katrina
  • PCB investigations including swipe and core sampling
  • Emergency response crew support after the highly-publicized Cedar Rapids, Iowa flooding

Service Projects

OBJECTIVES:

Provide labpack and bulk disposal services to remove all hazardous and nonhazardous waste streams at an Elk Grove Village, Illinois printing company.

Powerwash and clean a 297,000 foot, two-floor area impacted with grease, oil, and industrial inks, including three sump areas.

RESULTS:

Completed project on budget and with time to spare before the property closing date.

Core Sampling — PCB Investigation

OBJECTIVES:

Prepare and implement a PCB sampling plan for a large manufacturing plant in the Chicago, Illinois suburbs according to TSCA regulations.

RESULTS:

Prepared four separate plans and took more than 150 core, soil, and swipe samples. Finished project within budget and on time.

Facility Shutdown

OBJECTIVES:

Provide all environmental and industrial services for a medium size metal finisher:

* Manage hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal of approximately seven tons per month.

* Manage all industrial cleaning including quarterly sludge removal in wastewater treatment area.

* Manage all pipe cleaning activities.

* Provide emergency response services.

RESULTS:

Designated as sole provider of environmental and industrial services for this metal finisher for over five years.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa Flood Cleanup

OBJECTIVES:

Provide an emergency response crew, including labor and project management, to remove over 300,000 gallons of wastewater and mud from a flooded basement resulting from the 2008 Cedar Rapids, Iowa flooding.

Powerwash and clean the floor and walls of the 75,000 foot two-basement area.

EQUIPMENT:

* 13 x 20,000 gallon frac boxes

* 4 x 5,500 gallon tanker trucks and two super-vacs

* 2 x 950 gallon-per-minute trash pumps

RESULTS:

Successfully accomplished the work in less than 10 working days and within budget.

Industry Projects

Bulk Tanker Service

OBJECTIVES:

Provide bulk tanker services and specialized environmental projects for all the locations of a large upstream fuel provider in the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana.

RESULTS:

Designated sole provider of bulk tanker services and drum disposal services since 2002.

Waste Disposal Services

OBJECTIVES:

Provide general environmental services and waste disposal/recycling services for a large packaging company in Rockford, Illinois.

RESULTS:

Designated sole environmental service provider for over eight years.

Chemical Plant Decommissioning

OBJECTIVES:

Using level B PPE (with SCBA), properly decommission and secure over 1000 linear feet of pipeline containing ethylene oxide, a toxic and highly flammable gas / liquid. Many of the flanges and valves that required attention were only accessible via intricately constructed scaffolding.

RESULTS:

The project was finished in time for the new piping system to be installed the following day.

OBJECTIVES:

Provide labpack services, waste disposal, and biohaz waste disposal for a nanotechnology company in the Chicago, Illinois suburbs.

RESULTS:

Designated sole provider of these services for over five years.

Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

OBJECTIVES:

Provide labpack and waste disposal services for a large power supply company in the tri-state area of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Indiana.

RESULTS:

Designated sole provider of these services for nearly five years.

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