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Hazardous Waste Disposal in Knoxville

Hazardous waste disposal in Knoxville is provided by ADCO Environmental Services, LLC which offers waste management services throughout the entire Eastern Tennessee region and has done so since 1965. ADCO is a full-service waste management company offering cradle to grave waste management type services for all types of hazardous and non-hazardous waste stream you may find at your facility with the exception of Class 1 explosives. ADCO offers a wide range of disposal and treatment options for both hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams as well radioactive wastes.

Options for all Types of Hazardous & Radioactive Waste in Knoxville

ADCO has disposed of thousands of pounds of waste generated in and near Knoxville over our years in business. Some waste management services offered to waste generators in and near Knoxville by ADCO are properly disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams, chemical waste profiling, lab packing, Oil waste pump-outs, even radioactive/nuclear waste disposal. Whether you a very small quantity generator (VSQG) or a large quantity generator (LQG), ADCO is ready to assist you with your waste disposal needs.

ADCO supplies all types and sizes of USDOT approved shipping containers to our customers or can help you locate a supplier you may use on your own! We even offer overpacking options if the shipping container the waste is contained in is not roadworthy and in need of being replaced.

ADCO is Here to Help Knoxville

ADCO has assisted waste generators that find themselves in very complex situations when it comes to disposing of their waste such as: having waste contained in drums considered to be odd-ball size in nature, drums containing unknown contents which is a very common problem we are presented with, and overall unique projects where state and/or federal agencies are involved. ADCO is here to manage your project from beginning to end and will dispose of your waste only at a fully licensed and insured processing facility.

One Stop Shop Waste Disposal in Knoxville

ADCO’s staff can prepare your hazardous waste profiles as well as shipping manifests for you. Our staff has prepared thousands of waste profiles over the years and is very familiar with this process which is ever changing. We are well aware that the paperwork you need to ship out hazardous wastes is very time consuming to prepare and often confusing for many which is why we prepare your waste profiles and shipping manifests for you with your authorization.

Hazardous waste profiles are prepared in-house by our staff that has many years of knowledge in working with waste processors and will work to get the profiles approved at a licensed processing facility. Once the waste profiles are approved, we will work with you to schedule a mutually agreeable time to have the waste removed from your facility for disposal.

We Specialize in the Following Services in the Knoxville Area:

  • Hazardous Waste Disposal

  • Lab packing / Laboratory Cleanouts

  • Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal

  • Radioactive Waste Disposal

  • Servicing Industrial Clients

  • Spill Clean-Ups

  • Waste Remediation Projects

  • Here are Some Waste Disposal Guidelines Applicable in Knoxville:

    1. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events: Many communities, including Knoxville, often host household hazardous waste collection events. These events provide residents with a safe and convenient way to dispose of household chemicals, paints, solvents, batteries, and other hazardous materials. These events are typically organized by local waste management agencies.

    2. Permanent Collection Centers: Some areas have permanent collection centers where residents can drop off hazardous materials throughout the year. These centers are equipped to handle a variety of hazardous waste items safely.

    3. Commercial Hazardous Waste Disposal: Businesses and industries that generate hazardous waste are subject to more stringent regulations. They usually need to work with licensed hazardous waste disposal companies that specialize in handling and disposing of these materials properly.

    4. Recycling and Reuse: Some hazardous materials, such as certain types of electronics, can be recycled or refurbished. Many communities have dedicated recycling programs for electronic waste to prevent their improper disposal.

    5. Proper Disposal Methods: It’s important to follow the specific guidelines provided by your local waste management authority for the proper disposal of hazardous materials. This might involve sealing containers, labeling them correctly, and transporting them to the designated collection points.

    6. Illegal Dumping: Improper disposal of hazardous waste, such as pouring chemicals down the drain or dumping them in regular trash, is illegal and can lead to serious environmental and legal consequences. It’s important to handle hazardous waste responsibly.