Handling hazardous materials involves a lot of responsibilities. These materials can be hazardous to humans, animals, and the environment, and should be handled with care. As such, there are a great many regulations involved in handling and transporting hazardous waste…. Read More
E-Cigarette Components: Hazardous or Non-Hazardous Waste?
According to a 2014 report from the Centers for Disease Control, 3.7 percent of adults in the United States use e-cigarette devices. That’s more than 9 million people! E-cigarettes are electronic devices, and require all of the protocols that other… Read More
What Happens to Hazardous Materials When Flooding Occurs?
Flooding has the power to create catastrophic damage. This power greatly increases when hazardous materials are involved. Unfortunately, flooding is far more likely than any of us would like to believe, as evidenced recently in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico…. Read More
“Emptiness” Standards for Hazardous Waste Containers
Believe it or not, hazardous waste containers aren’t always as empty as they appear. Simply dumping the contents does not necessarily empty something. The EPA has standards that containers must follow in order to be considered truly empty. These standards… Read More