Hazardous waste is a growing concern in today’s rapidly industrializing world. When not managed properly, these harmful substances pose significant threats to the environment, public health, and wildlife. The cradle-to-grave approach offers a comprehensive strategy to address the risks associated with the generation, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste. This blog post...
Understanding ESG Goals: A Comprehensive Guide
ESG (environmental, social, and governance) guidelines are vital for achieving sustainability goals. Understanding ESG goals is a challenging but essential part of any company’s sustainable business strategy. This comprehensive guide will explore the main issues associated with setting practical ESG goals and how to address them for successful implementation.
Wastebits Turns 10: A Look Back
It’s hard to believe that ten years ago Wastebits started as an idea aboard a bus traveling between Las Vegas, NV, and Austin, TX. A company called StartupBus has been gathering entrepreneurs and software engineers for years from various cities in North America and driving them to the SXSW Conference in Austin. Along the way they form small groups and build a pitch for a startup company, to...
Announcing Circon Environmental Partnership
A Guide to RCRA Training
RCRA training is one of the most important aspects of being compliant. And lack of it is also among the most frequent causes of citations for noncompliance. The requirements for RCRA training are often state-specific, and documentation and proper coverage are particularly important. Training also affects employees differently depending on their job role.
How to Find Accurate Contact Information, Data and Firmographics for Waste Companies
Finding contact information on prospects can be tough. Sending personalized messaging to the right person to get your foot in the door, at a company that fits your ideal customer profiles (ICPs)? Easier said than done. But Wastebits Insights can make it not only possible, but surprisingly easy, to build lists based on the industry’s most up-to-date database. And you’ll find contact information...
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 101
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is the main federal law that governs solid and hazardous waste disposal in the USA. It was passed in 1976, as pollution from improper disposal of hazardous waste and the lack of a federal framework to ensure safe disposal became increasingly problematic.
Hazardous Waste Disposal – Where Does It Go and Who Handles It?
‘Hazardous waste’ calls to mind glowing tubs of nuclear or biological residues. But in fact, every household and most businesses will generate some hazardous waste. This could be used lightbulbs or old batteries, residues from auto engine maintenance — or large quantities of sludges left over from complex chemical manufacturing, and everything in between. It all needs to be disposed of...