Hazardous Waste Disposal in Toledo
Hazardous and radioactive waste disposal in Toledo, OH is provided by ADCO which offers waste management services to the Toledo, Ohio area for generators of both hazardous and radioactive waste streams. ADCO is able to supply waste generators in and near Toledo with cradle to grave turnkey waste management services for all types of hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams even including radioactive waste.
Toledo Has Options for Hazardous & Radioactive Waste
ADCO has disposed of almost all types of waste that can be produced by waste generators in the Toledo area with only one exception and that is Class 1 explosive wastes. Some of the waste management services we offer to waste generators in and near Toledo are final disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes, waste profiling into processors, laboratory waste packing (Labpacks), Oil waste disposal, and even radioactive/nuclear waste disposal.
Whether you are a very small quantity generator (VSQG) or a large quantity generator (LQG), ADCO can assist you with your waste disposal needs. We can even aid you in obtaining an “Episodic Event Waiver” if needed in the event you do not have an EPA ID Number.
ADCO offers all types and sizes of USDOT approved shipping containers and will even guide you to a supplier you may utilize on your own. We’re even able to offer assistance if you have a leaking drum/container. Our staff is well trained in proper handling of leaking containers and can assist with drum overpacking and repacking if the shipping container the waste is contained in is not roadworthy and in need of being replaced.
ADCO Is Here To Assist Toledo
ADCO offers waste generators turnkey hazardous and radioactive waste management functions for businesses, government agencies, and educational facilities in the Toledo area. We specialize in how to handle your waste streams to keep you in compliance with the regulatory agencies all while keeping the costs affordable to you!
Often times we are contacted by waste generators that are in very complicated situations regarding properly disposing of their waste such as: having their waste contained in drums that are considered odd ball size, drums containing unknown contents, and of course projects where state and/or federal agencies have become involved. Our promise is to properly manage your waste from beginning to end and dispose of your waste at a only a fully licensed and insured waste processor.
ADCO Offers Toledo a One Stop Shop
We have prepared thousands of waste profiles for our clients over our years in business and are familiar with the waste profiling process at waste processors which is known to be ever changing. ADCO’s staff is well aware that the preparation of the paperwork needed to ship out hazardous wastes is very time consuming and very perplexing which is why we say let us prepare your waste profiles and shipping manifests for you.
Hazardous waste profiles and shipping paperwork is prepared in-house by our staff which has many years of knowledge when it comes to working with waste processors and knowing what is required to get your waste profiles approved. Once your waste profiles are approved, we will contact you to schedule a mutually agreeable time to have the waste removed from your facility for final disposal.
We Specialize in Following Services for Toledo:
Hazardous Waste Disposal
Lab packing / Laboratory Cleanouts
Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal
Radioactive Waste Disposal
Servicing Industrial Clients
Waste Remediation Projects
How To Dispose of Hazardous Waste in Toledo Properly:
Disposing of hazardous waste in Toledo requires strict adherence to local, state, and federal regulations to protect public health and the environment. Here are the general steps and guidelines for disposing of hazardous waste in the Toledo area:
1. First, Identify Your Hazardous Waste: Determine whether the waste you are generating is hazardous. Hazardous waste is typically defined by its characteristics (ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, toxicity) or by specific listings provided by regulatory authorities.
2. Minimize Waste Generation: Implement waste minimization practices to reduce the amount of hazardous waste generated. This includes source reduction, recycling, and reuse whenever possible.
3. Waste Characterization: Conduct waste characterization to identify and classify hazardous waste accurately. This may involve testing or analysis to determine the waste’s hazardous properties.
4. Waste Storage: Store hazardous waste in a manner that prevents leaks, spills, and unauthorized access. Use appropriate containers, labels, and storage facilities to comply with regulations.
5. Transportation: Arrange for transportation of hazardous waste by a licensed hazardous waste transporter. Ensure that the waste is properly packaged, labeled, and documented for transport.
6. Treatment or Disposal Facility: Identify a permitted hazardous waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility in the Baton Rouge area or the surrounding region. Ensure that the facility is authorized to handle the specific type of hazardous waste you are generating.
7. Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of hazardous waste generation, transportation, and disposal activities. Report this information as\ required by regulatory agencies.
8. Land Disposal Restrictions: Be aware of land disposal restrictions, which may apply to certain types of hazardous waste. Some wastes may require treatment before disposal in a landfill.
9. Hazardous Waste Manifest: Complete a hazardous waste manifest for each shipment of hazardous waste. This document tracks the waste from the generator to the treatment or disposal facility.
10. Compliance with Regulations: Ensure that you comply with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations, including those set forth by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
11. Household Hazardous Waste: If you are a household or small quantity generator, take advantage of local Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection events or drop-off locations for the proper disposal of common household hazardous waste, such as paints, chemicals, and electronics.
12. Professional Assistance: Given the complexities of hazardous waste management, consider consulting with environmental professionals or waste management experts to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.
For more specific guidance and information regarding hazardous waste disposal in Toledo, you should contact the Michigan Department of Environment or your local environmental agency. They can provide guidance on local requirements, permitted disposal facilities, and regulatory compliance. Additionally, you can inquire about proper hazardous waste disposal in Toledo by contacting ADCO.
ADCO Environmental Services, LLC handles all of your hazardous waste removal needs and delivers effective and affordable service.