waste management

Dealing with Special Wastes

The news is all a-buzz these days with talk about the news about the new Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, which outlines specific guidelines for the lead content in children’s toys. According to information from the Center for Environmental Health, the strict regulations have been postponed for another year, which means landfills won’t be overwhelmed with discarded...

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Lights, Action – Safety

Safety. It’s one of those popular buzzwords that people – especially people in the waste management industry – like to throw around a lot. It sounds good. When you talk about things like “emergency response plans,” “personal protective equipment,” and “safety guidelines,” it makes you look like you know what you are doing. In reality, though,...

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