Health Care Industry Takes Care in Disposing of Pharmaceuticals

Toxic waste disposal companies help hospitals, clinics, and other health care providers properly dispose of dangerous medical waste, such as excess pharmaceuticals and infectious patient samples. If improperly discarded, prescription drugs can taint water sources and threaten human and environmental health. If flushed down the toilet, defunct antibiotics and disinfectants can kill the bacteria required for sewage processing. And burning drugs can release dangerous poisons into the air. Biohazardous waste also poses threats; if improperly handled, it can expose innocent people to deadly diseases. For these reasons and others besides, medical waste disposal should be entrusted to professional toxic waste disposal companies.

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What is E-Waste? And How Can Toxic Waste Disposal Companies Help?

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Possible Pollutants from Food & Beverage? Portland’s Hazardous Waste Disposal Pros Can Help

water bottlesWhen the average person sits down to dine, he or she probably isn’t thinking about the pollution stream created by the meal. Yet the food and beverage industry can be a significant producer of waste. And food and beverage firms figure large in Oregon business; there are six food processing companies on the list of the state’s top 150 firms, for instance.

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What Constitutes Hazardous Waste in Seattle?

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Seattle Hazardous Waste Removal Pros Promote Safe Marijuana Cultivation [Infographic]

With so much recent news and updates on the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington, we wanted to share how the hazardous waste removal industry contributes to an eco-friendly marijuana cultivation. This infographic sheds light on what types of waste are produced during the growth and testing processes, but also how we safely remove this waste and/or recycle it according to EPA guidelines.

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Seattle’s Booming Industries Require Regular Hazardous Waste Disposal

seattle washington marinaLike all burghs, Seattle is renowned for certain industries. And along with the unique mix of businesses in the Emerald City comes a particular set of hazardous waste materials. Let’s take an industry-by-industry look at what Seattle hazardous waste disposal companies must handle.

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Don’t Be So Quick to Toss Old Nail Polish, it’s Hazardous Waste

nail polishDid you know that nail polish is considered a toxic substance? You may be surprised to learn it’s true. Nail polish is only one of many substances that are generally deemed safe enough for everyday use, but which require special disposal precautions. With more and more nail salons popping up across the country, it’s the perfect time to review why nail polish and nail polish remover are considered hazardous waste, and why you should never toss old polish or remover in a regular garbage can.

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Seattle Schools Rely on Hazardous Waste Disposal

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What is the Process of Disposal? Seattle Hazardous Waste Disposal Company Explains

Seattle skylineAs Seattle hazardous waste disposal experts, we find many consumers are unaware of the regulatory process for hazardous waste in this country. Overall, hazardous waste disposal firms must adhere to guidelines set by the Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA. This federal bureau enforces national environment protection laws such as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976. In addition, waste disposal companies must follow state and local disposal laws, as well as other relevant federal laws.

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3 Questions To Ask Us Before Outsourcing Your Hazardous Waste Management

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