Medical Marijuana Cultivation and Processing Hazardous Waste Requirements

December 28, 2018

Marijuana has been a hotly contested topic for decades.  An issue that’s pertinent to growers or processors of marijuana is how to legally dispose of the waste generated by cannabis cultivation. Regulations affecting medical marijuana cultivation are specific to the over 30 states that have legalized it, as well as the states that legalized it

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Why Hire a Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility

July 27, 2018

Hazardous waste poses a threat to the environment, your workers, and the general population. That’s why the disposal and management of hazardous waste is so heavily regulated. See how a hazardous waste disposal company can help you observe regulations while focusing on your main mission. Who Needs Hazardous Waste Disposal? Any material that poses a

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Ways to Avoid 5 Common Hazardous Waste Violations

June 29, 2018

Both state and federal laws govern hazardous waste facilities. Facilities that are not following applicable laws can be penalized. Review simple ways to avoid common hazardous waste violations. Inspections  Hazardous waste areas must be inspected weekly, and you must maintain logs of these inspections to provide proof. To remain consistent, inspect hazardous waste facilities on

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Are You Ready to Deal With a Hazardous Waste Spill?

May 30, 2018

Are you prepared to handle a hazardous waste cleanup? If you don’t have a plan in place, you can’t deal with the situation quickly and things will get worse. Use these tips to check your readiness for a hazardous waste cleanup. Review Cleanup Plans What plans do you already have in place, and where are

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3 Things to Know About Hazardous Waste Storage Regulations

May 4, 2018

If your company generates hazardous waste, you must manage waste streams correctly or face regulatory violations and steep fees. One aspect of satisfying the regulatory guidelines is using the right containers and keeping them properly labeled. Here’s what you need to know. Hazardous Waste Regulations Before you can follow hazardous waste regulations, you must understand

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Top 3 Myths about Hazardous Waste Disposal

February 28, 2018

Disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste is critical for public safety, yet there are many misconceptions that affect the way businesses handle waste disposal. Learn 3 common misconceptions about hazardous waste disposal that could cost your business. Products that are labeled as non-hazardous can be thrown away If hazardous waste has special disposal regulations, then

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Four Characteristics of Hazardous Waste for Completing Waste Profiles

February 1, 2018

All hazardous waste shipments must be accompanied by a waste profile that provides critical information about the material being shipped. To complete a hazardous waste profile, you must understand what defines hazardous waste. These four characteristics make up hazardous waste. Corrosivity Corrosive substances destroy other substances with which they come into contact, posing immediate threat.

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Important Tips For Handling Hazardous Waste

December 29, 2017

Handling hazardous waste has inherent risks, but it is an unavoidable aspect of numerous jobs and businesses. Use the following tips to stay safe while dealing with hazardous waste: Proper Storage Materials In order to properly store hazardous waste, make sure to use proper storage containers. Here are some tips to follow: Use sealable containers

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4 Unpleasant Consequences of Mismanaging Hazardous Waste

November 30, 2017

To manage hazardous waste, you must follow laws and regulations which can feel onerous. If you’ve wondered whether you need to follow all the rules, learn four unpleasant consequences of mismanaging hazardous waste. Failed Inspections Mishandling hazardous waste breaks laws and regulations, which means your company will fail routine examinations. This can disrupt your operation

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5 Best Practices for Hazardous Waste Disposal

October 24, 2017

If you generate hazardous waste, you must dispose of it properly following existing laws. Failure to do so could not only lead to heavy fines, it could endanger the health of your workers, your facility, and your community. Follow these 5 best practices to dispose of hazardous waste properly. Label Hazardous Waste Properly  By law, hazardous

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