What Products Can Be Recycled in Virginia?

May 5th, 2020 Category: Recycling

Recycling the waste your business produces can be an eco-friendly alternative to simply throwing these items away. However, not everything you produce is safe to recycle in Virginia. Here’s a look at a few types of waste your business produces that can be recycled in our state: Paper Recycling Although many businesses are switching over […]

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Important Considerations for Handling Pathological Waste

April 1st, 2020 Category: Medical Waste

Pathological waste is a classification of waste that includes anything that could contain a pathogenic agent (any type of microorganism that could cause disease). Here at Broadview Waste Services, we deal with pathological and all other kinds of waste, and we wanted to take some time today to talk about pathological waste and how it […]

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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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How Dangerous is Medical Waste to Your Business?

November 5th, 2019 Category: Medical Waste

Every year, about 2 million tons of medical waste is created by hospitals, veterinary clinics, and homes. Medical waste is defined as any waste that contains infectious or potentially infectious material. Examples of medical wastes generated by businesses throughout the United States are: Anything that is soaked in blood Any tissues or organs removed during […]

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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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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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How a Hazardous Waste Service Will Save You Money

August 1st, 2018 Category: General

Ensuring your hazardous waste is properly disposed of is vital not only for the health of your employees, but for the health of the environment as well. Beyond protecting the Earth, how can a hazardous waste service actually save you money? We’ve Built Efficiencies Into our Process As with most businesses who do the same […]

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A Quick Guide to Radioactive Waste

July 16th, 2018 Category: General

Radioactive material can include any material that is either naturally radioactive or has been contaminated by radioactivity. Once it is of no further use, it becomes radioactive waste. Today we’re going to walk through the types of radioactive waste is and how it can affect your facility as well as the environment. What is Radioactive […]

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