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What is Industrial Solid Waste?

What is Industrial Solid Waste?

An “industrial solid waste stream” can include a wide variety of substances, both hazardous and non-hazardous. So, it’s important to analyze the different types of raw materials that input your manufacturing processes, as well as what kinds of wastes they create.

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6 Questions Colleges Should Ask Hazardous Waste Management Companies

6 Questions Colleges Should Ask Hazardous Waste Management Companies

While most colleges don’t typically consider themselves to be large generators of hazardous material, they do often generate it. Whether your college is dealing with chemicals associated with the aquatic center or fertilizer from the ground’s keepers, colleges produce hazardous waste that needs to be specially dealt with.

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How to Tell if Your Solid Waste is Hazardous

How to Tell if Your Solid Waste is Hazardous

Do your staff and employees know how to identify hazardous solid waste? Do they know the difference between hazardous waste characteristics? Are they aware that hazardous solid waste that is corrosive, flammable, or potentially toxic poses a serious threat to the health and safety of humans, animals, and the environment? 
Not all waste is created equal, so how can you tell when your waste falls under regulations of federal and state laws for handling, shipping, and disposal processes?

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How to Choose the Proper Hazardous Waste Container

How to Choose the Proper Hazardous Waste Container

Hazardous waste removal processes involve numerous steps. One of the most crucial is how to select a proper and compliant hazardous waste container. This is not a one-size-fits-all process, as the right container for the job depends on factors that include the type of waste, its weight or volume, and its components.

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Hazardous Waste Violations: Beware! EPA Fines Have Increased

Hazardous Waste Violations: Beware! EPA Fines Have Increased

If you generate hazardous waste in your industry, you already know you can be subject to fines for non-compliant hazardous waste disposal. The law is clear on that. If you’re not aware of the heavy costs of fines and penalties for improper hazardous waste disposal, regardless of industry, you should be.

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Hazardous Waste Disposal Costs—What to Know about Transportation Fees

Hazardous Waste Disposal Costs—What to Know about Transportation Fees

Knowing what you need to pay for proper hazardous waste disposal can seem confusing, but hazardous waste disposal costs don’t need to be a mystery. With a little bit of research and the right tactics, you can learn and master everything you need to know about transportation fees and anything else associated with hazardous waste management pricing.  

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What Is a Hazardous Waste Profile and Non-Hazardous Waste Profile?

What Is a Hazardous Waste Profile and Non-Hazardous Waste Profile?

There are many steps required to legally and safely transport hazardous waste as well as any variety of non-hazardous waste. One of the most crucial steps in that process is properly filling out a waste profile. What exactly is this form, though, and why is it so important to this process of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal?  

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What Makes Dry Cleaning Waste Hazardous?

What Makes Dry Cleaning Waste Hazardous?

Dry cleaning waste can require hazardous waste disposal as a listed waste or a characteristic waste. And the amount of dry cleaning waste you generate in a month determines what size hazardous waste generator the EPA considers you to be: an LGQ, SQG, VSQG, or CESQG.

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How Pharmacies Should Dispose of Expired Medicine or Drugs

How Pharmacies Should Dispose of Expired Medicine or Drugs

One of the biggest benefits hazardous waste management companies can offer pharmacies is their expertise on expired medication disposal. Because it is so common for various medications to expire in a pharmacy and require proper disposal, every pharmacy should be fully up to date on the protocol for proper medication disposal (and the consequences for failing to follow that protocol).  

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