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Solvent recycling: How to recycle your used industrial solvents for profit

The commendable practice of recycling solvents and chemical waste is most often framed within the context of environmental responsibility and stewardship—as indeed it should be. But a very significant and more immediate advantage is the direct economic benefit your company can realize. Spent solvents are a paradigm case Saturated lacquer-thinners, acetones, chlorides, and other [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:52:53-05:00April 9th, 2019|Chemical Waste Disposal, Hazardous Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Solvent recycling: How to recycle your used industrial solvents for profit

Understanding Cradle to Grave Responsibility in Hazardous Waste Management

BE AWARE—AND BEWARE—OF YOUR “CRADLE-TO-GRAVE” RESPONSIBILITY FOR MANAGING HAZARDOUS WASTE One of the oft-forgotten imperatives of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is that you’re responsible for any hazardous waste you “generate” from “cradle-to-grave.” This includes its generation, transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal. Thereby, you’re not only accountable for a hazardous waste from [...]

By |2019-04-01T09:42:40-05:00April 1st, 2019|Chemical Waste Disposal, EPA, Hazardous Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding Cradle to Grave Responsibility in Hazardous Waste Management

EPA and DOT Labeling Requirements for Chemical Hazardous Waste Containers

While there are neither “official” nor “EPA-endorsed” hazardous waste labels, there are certain EPA and DOT requirements for marking chemical hazardous waste containers that warrant your careful attention. EPA Requirements A container used for chemical hazmat onsite storage must be marked with the words “Hazardous Waste.” It must also exhibit the starting date for [...]

By |2019-03-22T09:24:07-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Chemical Waste Disposal, EPA, Regulatory|Comments Off on EPA and DOT Labeling Requirements for Chemical Hazardous Waste Containers

2019 National Conferences for Hazardous Waste Management Professionals

January begins the national conference season for hazardous waste management, and herein we list—and briefly describe—12 worthies in chronological order: two in January, two in February, two in March, three in April, two in May, and one in October. A couple of recommendations We recommend two spring dates in particular, both happening in May: WasteExpo [...]

By |2018-12-11T08:33:19-05:00December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized, Update|Comments Off on 2019 National Conferences for Hazardous Waste Management Professionals

Is Your Business a Hazardous Waste Generator? You’re Being Watched

BE CAREFUL. YOU’RE BEING WATCHED. Nowadays businesses operate in a milieu wherein the public has been trained to view hazardous waste as an unmitigated evil—without consideration that it is almost always the byproduct of a public good they would be loath to do without. In such atmosphere you’re typically guilty until being proven not-that-guilty; [...]

By |2019-02-11T13:52:56-05:00October 5th, 2018|EPA, Hazardous Waste, Regulatory|Comments Off on Is Your Business a Hazardous Waste Generator? You’re Being Watched