Hazardous Waste Articles

A collection of recent articles on local, state and federal regulations, hazardous waste disposal best practices and sustainable recycling.

How is Hazardous Waste Defined?

Hazardous waste is a waste product with traits that can make it potentially dangerous or harmful to human health or the environment. The universe of hazardous wastes is large and diverse. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, or contained gases. They can be the by-products of manufacturing processes, discarded used substances, or discarded remaining commercial products, such as cleaning liquids (solvents) or chemicals. Read More >>

Treated Wood Waste Disposal in California

As of January 1, 2021, all treated wood waste managed in the state of California will be required to be stored and manifested as hazardous waste and transported to a Class I hazardous waste facility to be disposed of properly. Read More >>