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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Do You Have a Contingency Plan for HAZMAT Disasters?

September 14, 2017

There is no such thing as being immune from a possible disaster if you work with chemicals or hazardous waste. No matter how large or small your company or your chemical footprint, you must consider what could happen in a hazardous waste spill — and mitigate your risk. When to Develop a Contingency Plan The

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4 Considerations When Setting Up a Hazardous Waste Room

July 31, 2017

If you’re setting up a hazardous waste room, there are a lot of variables to consider. Select the right location by paying attention to these four elements. Does the Room Size Meet Your Needs? Will the space you’re considering meet your needs, not only today but in the future? As your company grows, you’ll use

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How to Select the Right Hazardous Waste Storage Container

April 4, 2017

Each year, hundreds of businesses are fined for violations concerning the way they store hazardous waste. Most of us don’t hear about these violations as the news media gravitates towards hazardous waste spills that are major in impact and result in multi-million dollar fines. To protect your company from these fines, that are costly for

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Four Common EPA Violations Concerning Handling Waste Materials

March 1, 2017

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulations in place that affect local, state and federal governments and their respective agencies. In addition, the EPA has regulations for almost every industry imaginable.  With so many regulations it is almost impossible to keep track of them all. The guidance for EPA enforcement comes from the

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Improper Handling of Hazardous Waste Can Cost Your Company

February 20, 2017

Regardless of size, it is imperative for businesses to understand and follow regulations and laws regarding hazardous waste. Failure to do so can lead to costly fines and assessed charges for clean up of contamination tracked back to your company. Following are four hazardous waste mistakes that can lead to fines. Dumping Waste into The

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How To Choose a Hazardous Waste Removal Company

January 27, 2017

From health care providers to manufacturers, the creation of hazardous waste is an important issue. Improperly disposed of hazardous wastes can lead to fines and other civil actions against your company. Even worse, your company and its management can be charged with criminal offenses if hazardous waste is improperly disposed of and threatens a community’s

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How to Store Your Company’s Hazardous Waste

December 14, 2016

Each day, businesses of all kinds generate tons of hazardous waste. Until it is disposed according to regulations and industry standards, it must be safely stored. This post offers you tips for proper storage of hazardous wastes. Items considered to be hazardous waste includes: Waste that is inflammable Waste which is reactive Waste which is corrosive Waste

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