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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