In an effort to improve hazardous waste compliance and streamline the e-Manifest process, Wastebits has announced a new Hybrid e-Manifest option. This system unlocks a new level of integration with the EPA's RCRAinfo system, providing businesses with a more efficient way to manage their hazardous waste—reducing fees required for every manifest. This can save businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars over time.
When a hurricane hits, the damage left in its wake can be devastating. Not only do you have to worry about repairing your home, but you also have to worry about the health and safety of your family. The Environmental Protection Agency has put together a list of tools and resources to help cleanup. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most important tools on that list, along with some of the CDC guidelines to keep you safe:
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sounding the alarm on a group of toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, which currently exist in millions of Americans' drinking water, cosmetics, and food packaging. In a new report, the EPA warns that these so-called "forever chemicals" pose a greater danger to human health than regulators previously thought.
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.