By

Keith Rensink
Manufacturing facilities of various industries are an unavoidable part of modern civilization. These industrial facilities manufacture products that make people’s lives simpler and more convenient. However, these enterprises also generate a substantial amount of non-biodegradable, non-recyclable, and hazardous industrial waste. When this waste isn’t disposed of appropriately, it pollutes the environment’s air, land, and water...
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why your hull needs regular cleaning
A crucial aspect of being a barge owner is keeping it in excellent condition so you don’t have to spend additional money on unneeded repairs and maintenance. While cleaning your vessel’s interior and the easily accessible external surfaces is reasonably straightforward, hull cleaning requires an entirely different level of effort.  Because it’s a more challenging process than...
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what is circular construction
In 2018, the construction industry in the United States generated 600 million tons of construction and demolition (C&D) waste — which is twice the amount of municipal solid waste produced. It’s also estimated that nearly half of global CO2 emissions stem from construction. With global climate change and greenhouse gas emissions becoming an increasing concern and focus worldwide, what can...
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a guide to ship surveys and inspections
Keeping your team safe and your ships maintained comes with quite a few requirements. One of these necessary actions is an annual ship survey to ensure your vessels are in compliance with the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the agency responsible for ensuring the safety and security of shipping vessels and the protection of the marine environment through...
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what is environmental waste management
If your business engages in construction, manufacturing, oil and gas refining or similar processes, waste generation is an unavoidable aspect of the work you do. And as global industry leaders and consumers grow more environmentally conscious, you’ll need to have effective protocols in place to help you handle your environmental waste while satisfying customer expectations...
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waste containers and what is inside
Waste management is just one part of keeping a company running — and it’s a critical one. If your business generates waste, you’ll need a practical way to handle it safely. A smaller, more commercially focused company may need a way to figure out what the garbage man will take from the curb each week. Industrial...
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staying compliant with waste management
One of the biggest challenges in waste management is staying compliant with the state and federal regulations that govern the generation, transport, treatment, storage, and disposal of waste. The myriad regulations governing compliance for these operations, especially hazardous waste compliance, can become a tangle that even experienced facilities find challenging. Fortunately, a professional waste management...
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what are my options for transporting waste from my business
If your business operation produces waste, you’ll need a way to remove it from your facility and dispose of it safely. If your business generates hazardous waste, the process gets a little trickier, with more requirements to meet and steps to follow. Every year, the United States produces 20 to 29 million tons of hazardous waste, according...
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types of pharmaceutical waste and how to dispose of them
If your facility produces or works with pharmaceuticals, it likely produces pharmaceutical waste. In that case, you’ll need to have safe, effective and compliant disposal practices in place to keep that waste from polluting the environment or adversely affecting human health. It’s important to know the types of pharmaceutical waste so you can ensure safe...
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how to transport environmental waste safely
Environmental waste is a broad category of waste that includes many wastes and byproducts, including liquid waste, debris, spent oil and hazardous wastes. Improper transport of these wastes, especially hazardous waste, can negatively impact the environment and lead to significant fines. So how can you transport your environmental waste securely, efficiently and in accordance with...
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