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3 Frustrating Realities of Hazardous Waste Disposal

3 Frustrating Realities of Hazardous Waste Disposal

Hazardous waste disposal is a difficult and dangerous job.

Hazardous waste disposal is a difficult and dangerous job. Nowhere is this more evident than when you work at a facility that produces massive amounts of waste every month, every week, or even every day. However, even as essential as this responsibility is, there are several frustrating realities that slow down the process and make it even more of a challenge. Here is more information about what those obstacles are.

Inconsistent Regulations

Many different rules and regulations covering hazardous waste disposal exist. One of the most confusing parts of dealing with this entire process is more than likely how inconsistent these regulations are. Besides attempting to digest all of the current laws, you also have to realize that these laws continually update. Unfortunately, this leaves handlers puzzled and feeling like they are only ever going to be behind the times.

However, there are some measures you can rely on to help stay current. Partnering with a reliable, experienced hazardous waste disposal company will ensure that your waste disposal is always handled to the current specifications.

Technology Constraints

Another problematic inconvenience is how technological solutions are so scarce. Even though the industry has made great progress over the last century, there are still four primary methods in which hazard waste disposal is carried out. What are these methods?

  • Land disposal
  • Incineration
  • Fuel blending
  • Waste treatment

Occasionally, recycling is also a viable option. AEG Environmental will work hard to find the safest and most efficient method of disposing of your hazardous waste.

Serious Consequences

For ordinary employees in other related industries, the consequences for a mistake might be just be a mistake. However, mistakes in hazardous waste disposal can lead to health disasters, public outrage, or injuries and illnesses sustained by the people who are exposed. Because of these serious consequences, responsible management becomes even more important.


No matter what kind of environmental issue you may have, AEG Environmental can help. We handle every situation with care, dedication, and a commitment to exemplary customer service. When you have an emergency, you can rely on us! Need training? We can handle that too! We train in a wide variety of environmental management areas so that your company can remain compliant with EPA, DOT, and OSHA. Make sure to check out our blog for the latest and greatest in the waste management world! You should also follow us on social media for updates.

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