What is the Difference Between Universal and Hazardous Waste?

January 2nd, 2020 Category: Hazardous Waste

There are many different kinds of waste, and they can’t all be disposed of in the same manner. Two very common forms of waste are universal and hazardous waste. As an experienced Maryland hazardous waste removal company, we wanted to take some time today to discuss the differences between the two. What is Universal Waste? […]

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Gasoline Safety and Disposal Tips

October 3rd, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

Gasoline is classified as a hazardous waste. Not only is it flammable, but gas is also very harmful to our environment if disposed of improperly. Think about this: One gallon of gasoline has the capability of polluting over 700,000 gallons of water. Here are some safety and disposal tips when handling gasoline: Gasoline Safety Do […]

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How to Handle a Hazardous Waste Emergency

September 4th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

For businesses that carry out operations that produce or contain hazardous materials, it’s vital to adhere to the strict standards set by OSHA in order to protect the health and safety of everyone involved. Let’s take a look at the best course of action if you find yourself in a hazardous waste emergency. What Constitutes […]

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Mismanaging Hazardous Waste Will Cost You

August 5th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste is highly regulated for a reason. When it is not disposed of or transported properly, you will inevitably cause problems for the environment and the living things that reside there. Hazardous waste is dangerous and here’s a look at what can happen when you don’t manage it properly. You Put the Environment at […]

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3 Things You Must Know About Radioactive Waste

July 2nd, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

Falling under the general category of hazardous waste, radioactive waste can be very dangerous if not disposed of or handled properly. Let’s learn a bit more about this type of waste material to get a better idea of just how important it is to have safe disposal techniques in place. #1: What is Radioactive Waste? […]

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Gasoline Disposal and You

June 5th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

You’ve finally gotten around to some spring cleaning, and you’re digging through your garage. You finally get to the back and you find an old gas can. Thinking it’s empty, you go to lift it, only to find that it’s heavy and filled with gasoline. What do you do now? Over time gas can lose […]

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Radioactive Waste Safety

May 2nd, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

Nuclear power generally creates a small amount of waste compared to other thermal electricity generation technologies, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less hazardous. The waste in nuclear power is radioactive, which means it needs to be handled and disposed of carefully and correctly by a company who specializes in radioactive waste disposal locally. But […]

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The Dangers of Mismanaged Silver

April 4th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

When you think “silver,” you might think about your mother’s jewelry before you think about all the medical tools that contain silver. The EPA lists this heavy metal as hazardous waste because of its toxicity. There are many different electronics and other equipment industries use that contain silver, and the disposal of such equipment needs […]

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Dangerous Dental Waste and You

March 4th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

In dentistry, there’s a lot of waste that needs to be dealt with. Things like biohazards, amalgam waste, and other hazardous wastes need to be disposed of properly. Today we’re going to look at what waste accumulates in a dentist’s office and how to handle it. The Environment Protection Act of 1990 To fully understand […]

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Brownfields Vs. Superfunds

January 4th, 2019 Category: Hazardous Waste

When a site is contaminated with hazardous substances, it must be addressed for the health and safety of the environment and the people who live in it. There are two classifications for contaminated sites from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are “Superfund” and “Brownfield”. Today we will be taking a look at both types of […]

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