Tornadoes can be a devastating event for many people. Not only do they destroy property and ruin lives, but they also leave behind a lot of debris that needs to be cleaned up. Cleaning up after a tornado is not just about removing the physical objects left on the ground - it's also about disposing of any hazardous materials. In this blog post, we will cover safety tips for cleaning up after a tornado as well as how to properly dispose of your waste from cleanup efforts!
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Have you been on the hunt for a Dumpster rental company? Do you have any idea how to find one, or what size dumpster is best for your needs? We're here to help! In this blog post, we will go over everything that you need to know about renting a dumpster. Read on and learn more!
The Biden Administration has been making strides in regulating chemicals that threaten the health of millions of Americans. In a historic move on October 18th, 2021—the Biden administration announced that it will begin to regulate a group of long-lasting, human-made chemicals called PFASs (perfluorinated alkyl substances) that are known to cause cancer and other diseases. These chemicals can be found in products such as cosmetics, dental floss, food packaging, clothing, and cleaning supplies.
Tires are an important part of our lives. They help us get to where we need to be, and they provide traction for the vehicle on the road. Tires also have a life span that is dependent on how often you use them. Once they become too old or worn out, it's time to dispose of them properly so they don't cause harm anywhere near your home or business. In this blog post, we will discuss how to legally dispose of old tires in your state with any applicable laws.
Asbestos is a mineral that has been used for many years in both commercial building construction and insulation due to its fire-resistant properties. It was once hailed as the “miracle mineral” but, because of potential health risks, it is now banned in most countries. Friable asbestos can be crumbled with your hands while non-friable asbestos cannot be crushed by hand. If you are unsure if there might be any friable or non-friable asbestos on your property, contact an environmental consultant to help you identify the material and dispose of it properly.
Hurricane season lasts from June to November, and primarily affects the Southern and Eastern states. Hurricane season peaks in September, when Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria both caused massive damage to the U.S., as well as Puerto Rico.
Pressure-treated wood has been a staple of construction and demolition since the 1950s. It is used for decking, fencing, framing...you name it. Pressure-treated wood can be recycled but only in certain circumstances. This blog post will talk about pressure-treated wood and whether or not it is recyclable.
Waste manifests are required by RCRA, and they follow waste shipments from creation to disposal. Filling them out accurately is crucial for compliance, and mis-filled waste manifests are the number one cause of RCRA citations. So getting this right matters a lot.
A brownfield property is a site that has hazardous waste or contaminants. Cleaning up these properties can have many benefits for local economies, such as taxes and jobs. Brownfield properties can:
Every business produces waste, but if your organization creates hazardous waste such as oils, fuels, or chemicals, then you need to ensure that they are being disposed of correctly. However, while images of luminous green ooze in barrels might be the first thing that springs to mind, hazardous waste can also refer to household items such as batteries, motor oil, computers, and cleaning chemicals.