Your TSDF is on the phone. They say that they can't treat your waste. They sampled it and found it contains toxic constituents that they can't process. You followed the info on the SDS exactly. So what happened?
If you're planning building maintenance, upgrades, or other projects for springtime, keep these tips in mind to avoid common RCRA hazardous waste and hazardous materials shipping compliance errors.
To comply with environmental and transportation regulations, facilities that manage and ship hazardous wastes and/or hazardous materials must understand two different definitions for the word "corrosive."
When employees lack appropriate training to prepare hazardous waste for transportation, even small mistakes can lead to delayed shipments, releases in transit, injuries, and costly penalties.
Catch up on some regulatory activity you might have missed while you were celebrating the end of 2021.
The next virtual public meetings on the electronic Hazardous Waste Manifest (e-Manifest) system will be held on October 27 and November 3, 2021.
Before you can accurately classify and package a hazardous material for transport, you need to know what it is. Sometimes, that means shipping a sample of a waste offsite to determine its properties. Here's what to do when faced with this conundrum.
Federal agencies released the Fall 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions this week. Get a sneak peak at upcoming regulations that will impact environmental, hazardous materials, and safety pros in 2021.
On August 20, EPA announced updated guidance to assist generators, transporters, and designated facilities with signing the hazardous waste manifest amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions was released just before the July 4th holiday.
In California, universal waste handlers must comply with unique State requirements beyond what the Federal RCRA program mandates. Knowing how to identify and manage universal waste is a critical part of hazardous waste compliance under Cal/EPA rules.