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How Dry Cleaners Can Dispose of PERC Hazardous Waste and Hydrocarbons

How Dry Cleaners Can Dispose of PERC Hazardous Waste and Hydrocarbons

If you run a dry cleaning business, it’s essential that you are properly disposing of hazardous waste created through that dry cleaning process. This is important, of course, for environmental preservation and safety, and it also safeguards your business against fines or other costly penalties. This step-by-step process includes the identification, transportation, and disposal of perchloroethylene (PERC), hydrocarbons, and/or any other hazardous material or byproduct created through dry cleaning.  

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Waste Management Tips: Does Your Waste Contain RCRA Metals?

Waste Management Tips: Does Your Waste Contain RCRA Metals?

One of the most dangerous types of generated waste is hazardous material. Because hazardous materials are so potentially harmful to people and the environment, it’s incredibly important that you properly identify whether you have RCRA hazardous waste or not. One subcategory within this waste type is RCRA metals, and if you suspect there has been contamination of this kind, it’s imperative you run the necessary tests and follow the proper protocol.  

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How to Manage Hazardous Waste in College Academic Labs

How to Manage Hazardous Waste in College Academic Labs

Most universities and colleges, with their laboratories and medical facilities, have hazardous materials on site that need to be stored and disposed of properly. Failure to do so can result in massive fines and punitive actions being taken against the educational institution. Because proper management of these waste streams is so important, the following are some crucial things to keep in mind regarding how to manage hazardous waste within your academic setting.  

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Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal: Why Businesses Must Comply

Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal: Why Businesses Must Comply

If your business produces any hazardous or non-hazardous materials, you likely already know that you need to dispose all of it safely and legally. What types of businesses must comply with these laws? What constitutes hazardous rather than non-hazardous materials? Most importantly, why are all these regulations about hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal important to your business?

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How Do Businesses and Universities Dispose of My Hazardous Waste?

How Do Businesses and Universities Dispose of My Hazardous Waste?

Test If your university, company or facility generates hazardous waste, you need to do test everything in your power to avoid improper hazardous waste disposal. Take steps to make sure that all waste, and especially hazardous waste is disposed of properly and safely. This process involves numerous steps, knowledge of hazardous waste laws, and attention to details. If your business or university needs to dispose of hazardous waste, know that YOU are the responsible party throughout the waste transfer process, even after it has been transported off-site for disposal.

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How will EV Car Batteries be disposed of?

How will EV Car Batteries be disposed of?

If your business owns and operates significant numbers of vehicles, and you’re forced to replace them with EVs, either because of availability or government mandate, your future contains a significant hazardous waste management challenge.

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Best Practices for Veterinarians to Remove Biohazardous Medical Waste

Best Practices for Veterinarians to Remove Biohazardous Medical Waste

It’s not surprising that doctors’ offices and hospitals needs to properly and legally dispose of all the biohazardous materials generated in that facility. However, the exact same rules apply to veterinarians, yet many are not fully complying with the legal regulations surrounding that waste disposal. If you work in a veterinarian’s office, it is crucial that you comply with every law dealing with biohazardous material.  

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