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The EPA’s Suggested Strategy for Retail Waste

For retailers, hazardous waste regulations can be a serious burden. When certain products are returned to a retail store, or otherwise cannot be used—nail polish, liquor, household cleaners and hand sanitizer, as a few examples—the retailer must follow the same hazardous waste rules that industrial hazardous waste generators do. The EPA seems to appreciate that retailers [...]

By |2019-02-11T14:41:27-05:00October 19th, 2016|Retail Waste|Comments Off on The EPA’s Suggested Strategy for Retail Waste

Dramatically Reduce Retail Waste in 5 Steps

Retail is an incredibly profit-driven industry - and while there are many methods that will help further your success, one of the most reliable involves eliminating unnecessary costs. For retailers, one of those costs is waste. Reuse and recycling programs are excellent ways to deal with retail waste, but it's essential that you start with reduction. [...]

By |2019-02-19T10:58:29-05:00June 19th, 2014|Retail, Retail Waste|0 Comments

What Your Retail Employees Need to Know About Waste

Your best efforts for retail waste management may be all for naught if your employees aren’t on board with your plan. Improper disposal techniques and reduced recycling efforts could easily result in negligent fines for your business and increased health and safety risks for your workers. It’s important to maximize training efforts, because what [...]

By |2019-02-15T11:23:33-05:00February 12th, 2014|Retail, Retail Waste|0 Comments

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Retail Waste

The National Retail Federation reported that 141 million unique shoppers spent an estimated $57.4 billion on Black Friday 2013 alone. Apparel and electronics topped the holiday shopping lists of customers in search of doorbusters and sales. If you work in the retail industry, no one knows better than you that along with the Christmas [...]

By |2019-02-13T13:33:04-05:00December 9th, 2013|Retail Waste, Seasonal|0 Comments

New White Paper – HAZARDS IN STORE: A Waste Handling Primer for Retailers

Wal-Mart generates hazardous waste. So does every other retailer or pharmacy in the country that sells everyday items such as fertilizer, bug spray, nail polish, bleach or some over the counter medications. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state governments have recently shone the spotlight on retailers’ role as hazardous waste generators, hitting [...]

By |2019-02-13T10:38:01-05:00October 23rd, 2013|Hazardous Waste, Retail, Retail Waste|Comments Off on New White Paper – HAZARDS IN STORE: A Waste Handling Primer for Retailers