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Silver Recovery

refiningHotCommodity Resource & Environmental, Inc. (CRE) is a full service precious metals refiner specializing exclusively in the recovery and recycling of silver by-products generated from photographic imaging facilities throughout the world.

CRE can supply your imaging department (Photo Lab, X-Ray Lab, and Graphic Arts/Printing Facility) with a complete variety of services to assure the most economical, efficient, and environmentally compliant method of on-site silver recovery and off-site refining.

RefiningBarrellsCommodity Resource & Environmental, Inc. offers programs to maximize your monetary returns regardless of the size or film volumes of your facility, including:

  • A complete line of Silver Recovery Equipment.
  • Purchasing of your scrap Black & White Film (X-Ray/Graphic Arts) or your C-41 or motion picture raw-stock (unprocessed).
  • Spot purchase or refining of your Electrolytic Silver Flake.
  • All-inclusive metallic replacement recovery Cartridge Exchange Program. One fee includes the cartridge, shipping containers and all refining and treatment charges.
  • CRE is also a licensed hauler of Photographic Bulk Chemical Waste and graphic arts Ink and Solvent Waste.
  • We also buy Aluminum Printing Plates for recycling.

Why Recover Silver?

  • Conservation of a Natural Resource
  • Economic Return
  • Environmental Compliance