Manufacturing Waste Disposal

Manufacturing waste disposal is a critical aspect of sustainable and responsible industrial practices. It involves the proper management, treatment, and disposal of waste generated during the manufacturing process. Trust TriHaz Solutions to properly handle your manufacturing waste disposal needs!


“The Orthopaedic Center has 21 locations across Alabama and Tennessee, and TriHaz Solutions has managed our medical waste for several years. They are very responsive – “Johnny-on-the-spot” whenever I need to add a service or have a question! Before TriHaz, we had to use several vendors for our different locations, and with their bundled services, we can include secure document destruction. This is much more efficient, with one pickup and one invoice. Plus, we have no worries about compliance since our waste is being properly transported, treated, and disposed.” 

Jeremy Gaertner
Clinical Director, The Orthopaedic Center (TOC)

Why Our Manufacturing Waste Disposal Services?

Highly Qualified

Our team is highly qualified and has the experience to get the job done right. With years of experience, we have the knowledge and expertise to help you with your specific needs.

Reliability & Safety

When you work with TriHaz Solutions for your manufacturing  waste disposal requirements you’re working with a reliable partner who can help you reduce risk for your patients.

We offer staff compliance training for your staff regarding OSHA, DOT, and HIPAA. This is important to ensure that your staff is up-to-date on the latest compliance regulations.

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Managing manufacturing waste is crucial for both environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. From hazardous materials to universal waste, find a waste services partner equipped with the expertise and technology to ensure proper disposal. Trust TriHaz Solutions with your manufacturing waste disposal needs!

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How Do You Manage Manufacturing Waste?

Managing manufacturing waste effectively involves several key strategies aimed at reducing, reusing, recycling, and properly disposing of waste materials. The process includes:
  1. Waste Audit and Segregation: Identifying the types of waste generated and separating hazardous from non-hazardous waste.
  2. Reduction at Source: Implementing process improvements to reduce the amount of waste generated.
  3. Reuse: Finding ways to reuse materials within the manufacturing process or in other applications.
  4. Recycling: Sorting recyclable materials and ensuring they are processed correctly.
  5. Energy Recovery: Utilizing waste-to-energy technologies for waste that cannot be reused or recycled.
  6. Proper Disposal: Disposing of waste that cannot be processed through the above methods in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  7. Employee Training and Awareness: Educating staff on waste management practices and encouraging participation in waste reduction efforts.

Where Do Factories Dump Waste?

Factories are required to dispose of waste according to local, state, and federal regulations, which typically prohibit the unauthorized dumping of waste. Proper disposal methods include:
  1. Licensed Landfills: Non-hazardous waste may be taken to licensed landfill sites equipped to handle industrial waste.
  2. Hazardous Waste Treatment Facilities: Hazardous waste must be treated and disposed of at facilities specifically licensed to handle such materials.
  3. Recycling Centers: Recyclable materials are sent to recycling centers to be processed and reused.
  4. Waste-to-Energy Plants: Some waste may be converted into energy at specialized facilities.
  5. Authorized Chemical Disposal Sites: Chemical wastes require special handling and are disposed of at sites designed to manage these materials safely.

What Are The 7 Wastes Of Manufacturing?

The 7 wastes of manufacturing, often referred to as the 7 Mudas, are:
  1. Transport: Unnecessary movement of materials or products.
  2. Inventory: Excess products and materials not being processed.
  3. Motion: Unnecessary movements by people (e.g., walking, reaching, lifting).
  4. Waiting: Idle time waiting for the next step in the process.
  5. Overproduction: Producing more than is needed or before it is needed.
  6. Overprocessing: Doing more work or using more materials than necessary.
  7. Defects: Production of non-conforming goods or services that require rework.

What Is Manufacturing Waste Called?

Manufacturing waste is often referred to as “industrial waste.” This term encompasses all waste produced by industrial or manufacturing activities, including scrap materials, by-products, chemicals, and non-product output from factories and production facilities. Industrial waste can be solid, liquid, or gaseous substances that require specific management and disposal methods to minimize environmental impact.

What Is The Biggest Waste In Manufacturing?

The biggest waste in manufacturing can vary by industry, but overproduction is widely regarded as one of the most significant wastes. Overproduction leads to excess inventory, which ties up capital, requires additional storage space, increases handling costs, and risks obsolescence. It often triggers further inefficiencies and waste in the manufacturing process, making it a critical area for waste reduction efforts.

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