This blog entry clarifies some confusing terms that surround “industrial waste” and provides 17 examples of such waste across six industries. Read more!
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As manufacturing wastes can include a wide variety of substances, both hazardous and non-hazardous, you need to analyze the different types of raw materials that go into your manufacturing processes in order to find ways to reduce hazardous waste management costs.
Understanding what qualifies as Industrial solid waste is important to understand so that your business can remain compliant with EPA and state regulations.
Industrial waste isn’t necessarily industrial size. This blog entry explores manufacturing wastes common to smaller factories, plants, and even shops.
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.
The terminology surrounding waste management tends to be confused and conflated. This is particularly true of industrial waste—sometimes called “manufacturing waste.”
Labels on hazardous material containers alert people in a clear, easy way about the dangers of that waste. If labels aren’t accurate—or are missing altogether—people have no way of knowing what they are handling.
When mishandled, industrial waste can cause irreparable damage to humans and the environment and expose organizations to legal liability. One way to mitigate risk and ensure proper collection and disposal involves partnering with a qualified waste management company.
Hydrogen sulfide created by drywall gypsum when in proximity to other biodegradable materials is nauseating, toxic, and highly flammable. Approximately 26 billion square feet of drywall was sold in the U.S. last year, of which 10-to-12 percent becomes unusable waste from cutting & trimming to spec. That means 2.6-to-3.12 billion square feet of drywall waste needed to be discarded last year, all of it requiring hazardous waste disposal.
Chances are a building contains lead paint if it was built prior to 1978. That’s 40+ years ago. And since older buildings are the logical targets of renovation & demolition, lead-paint disposal is a significant tactical challenge to contractors, remodelers, renovators, etc.