At 3R our team makes up the core of our commitment to quality seviceThe heart of any service organization is the quality and commitment of its people. Even with its array of modern equipment the management of 3R understood from the beginning that people are the key to building a company that would be respected in the marketplace and the broader services industry.


Based on this belief, senior management has made a conscious and total commitment to building a company that recruits and employs only the best people available as technical professionals, project managers, technicians, equipment operators, project workers and administrative personnel.


At 3R, Inc. experience and on-going training form the cornerstone to building a professional team of employees that can proficiently and safely service our clients’ needs. 3R, Inc.’s comprehensive training program includes:

  • 40 hour OSHA Emergency Response
  • 40 hour OSHA Hazardous Materials
  • Confined space entry
  • Blood-borne pathogens
  • Heavy and light equipment operation and maintenance
  • Substance sampling


All employees are subject to a strict drug-testing program that complies with the new DOT standard and most industry standards. Although the records for these programs are considered confidential they are available to prospective clients if required.


3R, Inc. has a diversified staff that includes engineers, chemists; DOT / Hazardous waste compliance specialists, transportation, occupational safety and health specialists, marketing and sales professionals, administrative personnel, and support from various consultants and associates. Below in this document are experience biographies of the principal project managers.


Because all projects are different and unique in their own right, project managers select and coordinate the associates and consultants whose training and expertise best fit that particular job. By customizing the team for each client’s specific project needs, 3R, Inc. is able to accomplish its mission of providing comprehensive and quality services in an efficient and cost-effective manner on all projects, regardless of their scope and size.


If interested in joining the dynamic team at 3R, Inc. please visit our careers page.



Our President

William H. Rhodes, P.E.
Senior Project Director / Engineer


Bill Rhodes holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering from Clemson University. Since completing his education he has accumulated more than twenty-eight years experience in environmental cleanup, remediation, and emergency response.


Beginning his career with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Bill eventually served as District Director before leaving to go into private industry. His experience includes the designing and implementation of water and wastewater systems as well as being project manager on many hazardous waste facility cleanups, lagoon closures, and sludge dewatering projects.


He has extensive experience in emergency spill response and cleanups, including serving as project director of a large spill involving more than five hundred thousand gallons of diesel fuel in a river. Because of the extent and diversity of Mr. Rhodes’ experience and training, his input is an invaluable resource on all projects.