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February 19, 2024

The IHMM (Institute of Hazardous Materials Management) declares hazardous materials are those regulated by regulations and laws put forth by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the EPA (Environmental Protection…

February 19, 2024

Chemicals that comprise pharmaceutical dosage forms are diverse and complex as pharmaceutical waste is not put into one single category. Healthcare professionals have not always focused on waste management which…

February 12, 2024

Laboratories typically perform experiments and research that produce hazardous waste. Testing laboratories, forensic labs, and even college and school laboratories can all generate harmful waste materials during their work. There…

February 12, 2024

Tons of hazardous waste materials are disposed of every day,  and unfortunately, many of them are not appropriately handled. This improper handling will come back to haunt us through the…

February 5, 2024

Activities performed by humans create biological waste such as human excreta and other discarded materials. Much of these materials found in forensic laboratories, testing laboratories, and others can contain infectious…

February 5, 2024

Waste management companies are required to follow specific protocols that have been put in place by the Environmental Protection Agency. Remaining in compliance with EPA standards and guidelines is essential…

January 29, 2024

Government agencies and educational institutes with laboratories create hazardous waste materials that are required by law to be disposed of properly. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has guidelines these facilities…

January 24, 2024

It is a complex operation when you decide to move a laboratory. Large moves might involve a contracted relocation service, such as Environmental Marketing Services. These services will ensure the…

January 16, 2024

RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) designates hazardous wastes as ‘universal wastes.’ Mercury and mercury-containing vessels, such as thermostats, manometers, temperature and pressure gauges, certain light bulbs and switches, and…

January 16, 2024

When working in a laboratory, hospital, manufacturing industry, or university, it is extremely important that you understand the importance of how to handle small containers of potentially hazardous materials. The…