Corporate, Environmental Services

On April 23rd, 2024, Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC, has acquired Curie Environmental Services, LLC of Albuquerque, NM. The acquired company will retain its name and operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC.

Curie specializes in recycling radioactive materials using a unique mail-back program for ionizing smoke alarms, exit signs, and other recyclable materials.  Founded in 2010, the company operates a collection facility in Albuquerque, NM and services clients in all 50 US states and internationally.

In a statement, Scott and Christie Logan, Co-Founders of Curie Environmental Services, said, “We are pleased to be joining the Tradebe family of forward-thinking environmental service providers.  Like Tradebe, Curie prides itself on the “recycling-first” model.  Many don’t realize this is possible with radioactive materials.  Tradebe recognizes the value of the Curie approach to manage environmentally sensitive radioactive devices and materials as it dovetails with their operations. Tradebe teams will message these possibilities into the marketplace. We look forward to continuing Curie’s legacy of unparalleled customer services and premier environmental solutions.”

Tradebe Environmental Services operates a network of facilities across the US, comprising multiple RCRA Part B TSDF’s, a Type I Industrial Solid Waste Landfill, an oil recycling facility, and regional service centers strategically located throughout the country. Tradebe maintains a dedicated transportation fleet to meet the diverse transport requirements of its clients.

With this acquisition, Tradebe’s service portfolio expands its reach into radiological services and geographically expands its offerings to the western region. Along with these expanded capabilities, Tradebe gains the substantial experience and technical expertise of the Curie team.

Oriol Mateu, CEO of Tradebe Environmental Services US, emphasized the strategic significance of acquiring Curie: “This integration represents a significant advancement in our commitment to providing sustainable services. With a shared dedication to environmental stewardship and innovative solutions, this acquisition expands our service portfolio and strengthens our presence in the Western US. We are eager to leverage the expertise of the Curie team to enhance our offerings and deliver exceptional service, furthering our commitment to a greener, more sustainable future.”

Curie’s commitment to promoting recycling aligns with Tradebe’s focus on sustainable waste management. As a global business dedicated to this cause, Tradebe prioritizes the greenest solutions possible, with a strong emphasis on recycling and recovery. The company successfully recycles 60% of the waste stream it processes.

Tradebe Environmental Services US | For over 20 years, Tradebe has provided high quality services in the United States, leveraging the power of its local team and assets. With a focus on safety and compliance, Tradebe recycles more than 90,000 tons of waste per year using advanced technologies, aiding customers in achieving their sustainability objectives.