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Selecting a Treatment, Storage and/or Disposal Facility

Did you know that hazardous waste generators are responsible for the hazardous waste they generate from cradle-to-grave? In other words, once you generate the waste, you have the responsibility of ensuring that it is properly managed even after it leaves your facility. There are actions your business can take to reduce the chances your waste is mismanaged.

Business Identification of Hazardous Waste is Essential

If you don’t know whether your business generates a hazardous waste, or if you are not managing hazardous wastes properly, you could be in violation of federal/state laws and rules. All wastes generated from a business must be evaluated to determine if the waste is a hazardous waste. If you have a hazardous waste, Ohio has specific rules on how to handle and dispose of it.

What to Expect During an Ohio EPA Inspection

If you have not been through an Ohio EPA inspection, this article will give you a general idea of the inspection process and what to expect if an inspector does show up at your door.

Properly Managing Fluorescent Bulbs

Does your business or institution use lamps? If so, it’s important that you are aware of Ohio EPA’s requirements related to disposal of lamps. Businesses, schools, retail stores, restaurants, offices and other non-household operations that generate waste lamps are subject to Ohio EPA’s rules. If you are throwing your lamps in the dumpster, you may be illegally disposing of hazardous waste.

2015 Hazardous Waste Report

March 1, 2016 is the deadline for Ohio EPA’s Division of Materials and Waste Management (DMWM) 2015 Hazardous Waste Report.

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