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.
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Understanding Industrial Solid Waste and How to Dispose of it Properly
Understanding what qualifies as Industrial solid waste is important to understand so that your business can remain compliant with EPA and state regulations.
Some Examples of Industrial Waste from Smaller-Scale Manufacturing
Industrial waste isn’t necessarily industrial size. This blog entry explores manufacturing wastes common to smaller factories, plants, and even shops.
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.
Best Practices For Industrial Waste Management
The terminology surrounding waste management tends to be confused and conflated. This is particularly true of industrial waste—sometimes called “manufacturing waste.”
How to Label Hazardous Waste Containers Properly
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.
Consequences of Poor Industrial Waste Disposal Methods/Services
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.
Why Does Drywall Require Hazardous Waste Disposal?
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.
Lead-Paint Waste Disposal Rules and Guidelines
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.
Is your Industrial Hazardous Waste Management Putting you at risk?
As they tend to come from various state and federal bureaucracies at haphazard intervals, environmental regulations are plentiful, evolving, and challenging to track. Ignoring or misunderstanding them can subject you to daily fines in the tens of thousands—and even criminal consequences. This blog explains some of the hows & whys.