Archive for the ‘Compliance’ Category

By: Stericycle
Jun30

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By: Matt Stewart
May29

In December, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed a Final Rule to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the Universal Waste (UW) Program under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations. The Final Rule went into effect on Feb. 7 in Alaska, Iowa and Puerto Rico. Shortly after Feb. 7, the…

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By: Matt Stewart
May29
Latest Updates to the Generator Improvement Rule

The EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule revises hazardous waste generator regulations by making them easier to understand and providing greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed. This includes rules for improvements to environmental protection and labeling of hazardous waste. It is critical for hazardous waste generators to…

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By: Matt Stewart
Apr28
Latest Updates to the Generator Improvement Rule

The EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule revises hazardous waste generator regulations by making them easier to understand and providing greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed. This includes rules for improvements to environmental protection and labeling of hazardous waste. It is critical for hazardous waste generators to…

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By: Matt Stewart
Mar30
How Hazardous Waste Removal Reacts to the Coronavirus

Proper disposal of hazardous waste is always essential, but particularly during a global public health crisis. Though changes to business operations may be unprecedented, compliance is still essential: a national emergency does not provide blanket relief to environmental regulations. We recently held a webinar around environmental compliance during this unprecedented…

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By: Matt Stewart
Mar30
Latest Updates to the Generator Improvement Rule

The EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule revises hazardous waste generator regulations by making them easier to understand and providing greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed. This includes rules for improvements to environmental protection and labeling of hazardous waste. It is critical for hazardous waste generators to…

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By: Matt Stewart
Feb25

The EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule revises hazardous waste generator regulations by making them easier to understand and providing greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed. This includes rules for improvements to environmental protection and labeling of hazardous waste. It is critical for hazardous waste generators to…

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By: Matt Stewart
Feb25
Retail Waste Management and RCRA Compliance

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) is a regulation that outlines the proper management and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. While the RCRA applies to several industries, retailers are a particular focus as they produce a variety of different forms of hazardous waste that must be properly disposed…

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By: Matt Stewart
Jan20

The EPA’s final Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule revises hazardous waste generator regulations by making them easier to understand and providing greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed. This includes rules for improvements to environmental protection and labeling of hazardous waste. It is critical for hazardous waste generators to…

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By: Stericycle
Dec11

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a Final Rule to add aerosol cans to the Universal Waste (UW) program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The rules provide a clear, protective system for managing discarded aerosol cans. A wide variety of…

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