Selecting the right recycling program should be as simple as Pack-Ship-Done™. For over 8 years NLR has offered the best in mail-back recycling programs for universal waste from coast to coast. Serving large corporations, nationwide retails chains, schools and lighting contractors to name a few, BakPak™ is the #1 program for reliability, compliance and TRUE Recycling.

Our program was created around the way you do business with ease of ordering, packaging and fast-safe FedEx© delivery back to NLR. All program costs are all inclusive with no hidden fees or charges. Many of our packaging hold more waste at a lower price than all competitors.


Since NLR is a direct recycler of lighting waste and not a broker you can be assured that your waste is recycled in the most environmentally sound and sustainable manner. All components reclaimed from our recycling process (glass, mercury powder, plastic, metal) is either reused or returned to its elemental form. For example, all recycled glass is used in a variety of ways including as Connecticut DOT approved paving substrate.


Each BakPak™ product is specifically designed to guard against any environmental breach. From vapor locking lids to high density innerpak liners, NLR follows all DOT and FedEx© guidelines for compliant and safe packaging & transportation.


Since we are a direct recycler and administer our shipping through a special partnership with FedEx©, we are able to pass the savings on to our customers. Many of our products are up to 10-50% less than all competitors but still has superior service and compliance.

  • NLR is a direct recycler for all lighting waste. Not a broker.
  • Our partnership with FedEx™ allows us to provide you fast & secure shipping services
  • All container, shipping and recycling fees included
  • Programs specifically designed to meet your needs with limited management needed by you or your staff
  • All BakPak™ containers have been engineered & tested to help prevent environmental breach for secure recycling
  • NO hidden charges!

*BakPak program not available in: Puerto Rico, Alaska or Hawaii

A Universal Waste Management, Inc. Company.