Posts Tagged ‘Hazardous Waste’

RCRA in Perspective

Large Quantity Generators (LQG’s) of RCRA hazardous waste are required to submit a biennial report every other year. The report includes data on waste types, amounts, management methods, etc. Here’s what the data tells us: On a national basis, hazardous waste generation has been fairly steady over the last 8 years at approximately 35 million…

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Top Ten

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste violations most commonly cited during government compliance inspections: #10-Inadequate Contingency Plan  #9- Lack of Universal Waste label  #8- Lack of words “Hazardous Waste” on storage containers  #7- Containers in storage not dated  #6- Open Universal Waste containers #5 -Used oil containers not marked “Used Oil”  #4 -Inadequate…

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You’ve Got Waste

Every Facility Generates Waste It’s not a question of if your facility generates hazardous waste; it’s only a question of how much.  It is inevitable that a facility will generate a waste that is considered hazardous under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. Here is a list of materials that may fall under that category:…

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