Saving Mother Earth: Proper Disposal of Hazardous Waste
Due to the fast growth of different industries today. Hazardous waste is now one of the rapidly increasing in the world. Problem in the amount of hazardous waste products that are being produce; and problem on how to dispose it and where to store it. Because of this new and innovative ways of Hazardous Waste Services were created.
What is a Hazardous Waste?
A hazardous waste is a waste that has a chemical composition or any properties that may cause illness, death or any harm to humans, the environment, and other life forms. In other term, a hazardous waste is a waste that can possibly threaten and endanger the public health and the environment.
A hazardous waste is being determined based on three properties, such as: biological properties, chemical properties, and physical properties. These properties, in the end, produces materials that can either be toxic, reactive, ignitable, corrosive, infectious or contagious and radioactive. That is why having knowledge on Hazardous Waste Services is very critical.
Origin of Hazardous Waste
It’s very obvious to say that Industries are the biggest contributors of hazardous waste. Their tremendous growth and development have resulted into the production of a likewise tremendous amount of Hazardous waste. In the United States 70% of hazardous waste came from the petroleum and chemical industries.
Another industry that has been a contributor of hazardous waste is the medical and health care industry. In general, the most known examples of hazardous waste are the following: cleaning solutions;waste water from food processing industries and petroleum refineries; and ashes that came from incinerators or coal-burning power plants.
And the most dangerous hazardous waste of all is the waste produced by nuclear weapon facilities and nuclear power plants. But despite all the problems brought by hazardous waste, there are now healthcare service providers like Daniels – Nevada Medical & Biohazardous Waste Disposal–who can provide you with Hazardous Waste Services, that can help you in the disposal and regulation of Hazardous waste.
Disposal of Hazardous Waste
Because hazardous waste can be very harmful to public health and to the environment, it should be disposed of differently than non-hazardous waste; and it should be handled with complete care.
One way of disposing solid hazardous waste is by putting them in sanitary landfills – a method of disposing waste wherein the waste is buried under large piles or underground. But before the disposing process, one should look into how to manage the hazardous waste from the source.
Nevada Medical & Biohazardous Waste Disposalhas created a reliable and simple service solutions for RCRA & Hazardous Waste management.“RCRA waste requires specialized containment to comply with the very stringent disposal requirements surrounding hazardous classified waste streams. Daniels has developed an affordable and an intelligent system, so your facility utilizes the correct quantity, size and type of waste containers required for your facility.”
If you are looking for someone who can provide you with the right advice and solutions on how to manage hazardous waste, contact Daniels.