The EPA has conditionally excluded many solvent-contaminated rags and materials from the solid and hazardous waste regulations. Given that fact, how can your facility save time and reduce waste management costs by adhering to EPA rag rules?
The Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest is the form that is the key component of the hazardous waste manifest system, and it helps ensure accountability in the transportation and disposal process. Let’s look at 6 common questions about the manifest system to help ensure that you use it correctly.
If your waste isn’t properly prepared, many waste service providers will not pick it up for transport. How can you be sure that it’s transported and treated following state and federal regulations? We’ve put together a list of things to look for to ensure compliance with state & federal regulations.
As a hazardous waste generator, you are responsible for the safe management of your waste before you ship it for disposal or recycling. This includes safe storage, safe treatment, preventing accidents, and responding to any emergencies as mandated by federal and state regulations.
The volume of hazardous waste that a generator produces in a calendar month determines which regulations apply to that generator. Let’s take a look at why it’s so important to make sure you know your proper classification and the regulations that apply to each category.
If a disaster struck your facility today, would all your employees know how to react and what steps they should take to mitigate or escape the resulting dangers? If not, then it’s time to review your disaster contingency plan. Here are the steps required to create an effective plan.
Facilities that generate or manage hazardous waste must certify that they have a waste reduction program in place to reduce both the quantity and toxicity of hazardous waste generated. Let’s look at what your plan should contain and what it might be missing.
The main goal of a waste reduction plan is to reduce or eliminate waste by considering reusing and/or recycling materials before disposing as a hazardous waste. Let’s take a look at the two types of waste reduction and why you need a plan for them.
The hazardous waste identification process can be confusing, especially when it comes to understanding the definition of hazardous waste exclusions. We’ve put together this list to help you understand the “mixture” and “derived-from” rules and take advantage of ways to reduce your regulatory burden.
If you don’t take the management of hazardous waste at your facility seriously, there could be many risky situations as a result. All hazardous waste generators should follow preventive measures and maintain compliance with state and federal regulations. If not, generators could face these risks.