Opala, LLC

FREQUENTLY ASKED  QUESTIONS QUESTIONS

WHAT DOES “MALAMA KA OPALA HULI O KA MANA” MEAN? (HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE)

 ENGLISH TRANSLATION IS: “ CARETAKERS OF TRANSFORMING WASTE TO ENERGY”


WHAT SERVICES DOES OPALA PROVIDE?

/ROPALA IS A PRODUCT DESTRUCTION/RECYCLING/REPACK COMPANY SERVICING COMMERCIAL FOOD AND BEVERAGE CLIENTS IN  NORTH AMERICA.  WE CAN ALSO HANDLE PRODUCT RECALLS.


CAN YOU SHARE SOME DETAILS ABOUT YOUR NEW REPACK PROGRAM?

WE HAVE INTRODUCED A REPACK SERVICE THAT WILL ACCEPT DAMAGED AND QUALITY CONTROL PRODUCTS FROM BEER DISTRIBUTORS AND SOFT DRINK BOTTLERS. PRODUCTS ARE CLEANED, REPACKAGED AND RETURNED TO THE CUSTOMER.  ALL DAMAGED AND OUT OF CODE PRODUCT IS DESTROYED.


WHAT KIND OF PRODUCTS DO YOU DESTROY?

TYPICAL PRODUCTS THAT WE DESTROY/RECYCLE/REPACK ARE ALUMINUM CANS, PLASTIC BOTTLES AND GLASS BOTTLES.  WE ALSO CAN DESTROY/RECYCLE PLASTIC KEGS, BULK LIQUIDS AND SOME FOOD PRODUCTS.


WHAT TYPE OF CUSTOMERS DO YOU SERVE?

OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SOFT DRINK BOTTLERS, BEER DISTRIBUTORS AND FOOD MANUFACTURERS.


HOW DO YOU DESTROY THE PRODUCT?

WE HAVE DESTRUCTION EQUIPMENT THAT CRUSHES/BREAKS THE PRODUCT AND SEPARATES THE COMMODITY (ALUMINUM/PLASTIC/GLASS) FROM THE LIQUID.  THE COMMODITIES ARE BALED AND SOLD TO RECYCLING COMPANIES. THE RECOVERED LIQUID IS SENT TO THE BIO DIGESTER AT THE CITY OF DENTON LANDFILL, WHERE IT IS USED TO CREATE RENEWABLE ENERGY (METHANE).


DO YOU RECYCLE THE ALUMINUM, PLASTIC AND GLASS?

YES.  THE COMMODITIES ARE BALED AND RECYCLED.


HOW DO YOU HELP THE ENVIRONMENT?

WE RECYCLE ALUMINUM, PLASTIC AND GLASS….WHICH KEEPS THESE COMMODITIES OUT OF THE LANDFILL.  OUR RECOVERED LIQUID IS USED BY THE CITY OF DENTON TO CREATE RENEWABLE ENERGY.


DO YOU PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION OF PRODUCTS DESTROYED?

OUR CUSTOMERS ARE PROVIDED WITH A CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION FOR EACH LOAD OF PRODUCT/CASE THEY SEND.


HOW WILL I GET MY PRODUCT TO YOUR FACILITY?

MOST CUSTOMERS WILL ENGAGE A TRUCKING COMPANY TO HAUL THEIR PRODUCT TO OUR FACILITY IN DENTON, TEXAS.  LOCAL COMPANIES CAN USE THEIR OWN FLEET/DRIVERS TO DELIVER PRODUCT.  OPALA, LLC CAN ALSO SCHEDULE TRANSPORTATION FOR THE CUSTOMER, IF NEEDED.


DO YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO HANDLE RECALLS?

YES.  WE HAVE THE ABILITY TO ACCEPT, STORE AND DESTROY LARGE OR SMALL QUANTITIES OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE PRODUCTS THAT ARE BEING RECALLED.