What Types of Businesses Need Waste Management Solutions?

February 3rd, 2020 Category: General

How to properly dispose of waste probably isn’t at the forefront of a business’s mind during their operations. It is only after the fact that they are left with the question of how to appropriately dispose of the waste that they created. If your business produces any of the types of waste listed below, you […]

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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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The Importance of Hazardous Waste Management for Laboratories

December 4th, 2019 Category: General

Laboratories are often used for research and experimentation, so they naturally generate hazardous waste. A significant concern is the safe disposal of these dangerous wastes, but there are ways to properly manage it without putting the environment or people in harm’s way. Types of Waste According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there […]

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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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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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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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What to Do During an Emergency Spill

November 1st, 2018 Category: Hazardous Waste

If you work with hazardous materials, you need to have a plan in place when circumstances take a dangerous turn. When a hazardous material spills, your employees need to know what to do and how to proceed with a response to minimize the amount of damage to life and property. Let’s take a look at […]

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Battery Recycling with Broadview

October 2nd, 2018 Category: Hazardous Waste

In your company right now, how many items use a battery? If we look at your town or city, how much does that number grow? Cell phones, cars, laptops, pacemakers, flashlights, and millions of other items are all powered by batteries. When those batteries need to be disposed of, throwing them into the garbage bin […]

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