Mike Watts News from Pinnacle Environmental Services
While many people think electronic waste (e-waste/e-scrap) recycling is a relatively new conservation concern, it has actually been around for quite some time. The Federal government passed the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act in the mid-70’s making it illegal to dump electronic waste.
Take a look at these five reminders about hazardous waste and consider how well your company complies with Federal, State and Local Regulations.
How much consideration do you give to the waste your business generates? If any of your waste is considered hazardous under Federal and State regulations, then mishandling or improper disposal can result in massive fines and penalties that can quickly wipe out profits.
There are many stipulations and requirements for any company that generates hazardous waste. The three different categories, as established by the EPA, are Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators (CESQGs), Small Quantity Generators (SQGs), and Large Quantity Generators (LQGs).