News & Insights

  • Regulatory Updates
    21 April 2021

    California Compliance Update

    State of California Refrigerant Recovery

    In accordance with the California Code, Health and Safety Codes all hazardous material are identified as a hazardous waste unless it is or will be recycled under the methods listed in 25143.2(b) shall be excluded from classification as a waste and managed in accordance with section 25143.9 by marking the container or tank with the words “Excluded Recyclable Material” instead of the words “Hazardous Waste”. 

  • Regulatory Updates
    09 February 2021

    New Legislation to Phase Down HFC’s in the U.S.: Reclaim is Key to its Success

    The end of 2020 saw a bright spot in a monumental year that will not soon be forgotten.  The AIM Act passed through Congress and will set the stage for the EPA to set new rules for the phase down of Hydrofluorocarbon Refrigerants(HFC’s) in the United States.  The passing of this legislation was a necessary prerequisite for the new Biden Administration to ask the Senate to ratify the international Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. This ratification would re-establish U.S. global leadership in the effort to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions.

  • Regulatory Updates
    07 April 2020

    New Guide to Low GWP Refrigerants

    A-Gas, in partnership with Wolseley, have published a must-have guide for refrigeration engineers on how to find their way through the maze of advice on making the switch to low GWP refrigerants.