Archive for the ‘Hazardous Materials’ Category

By: Stericycle
Mar11

Several states have worked on paint stewardship legislation. Most bills require program maintenance and proper disposal based on type of paint, as well as reporting on quantities. Any entity selling paint into that state is also required to participate. What are the latest updates? States with recent paint stewardship activity…

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By: Stericycle
Feb21

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a major update to its chemicals list, known as the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Substance Inventory. The list contains all existing chemical substances manufactured, processed or imported in the U.S. that do not qualify for an exemption or exclusion under TSCA.…

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By: Stericycle
Dec17

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is proposing changes to harmonize hazardous material regulations with recent changes to maritime, air and international dangerous good shipping regulations. The purpose of these proposed changes would be to align current U.S. hazmat shipping rules with international standards, including recent changes in…

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By: Stericycle
Jun19

As states and territories continue to analyze the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, we are continuing to monitor their latest rulemaking activity. West Virginia became the latest state to put the rule into effect as of June 1, 2018. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories…

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By: Stericycle
Jun08

Aerosol cans are broadly used for dispensing a variety of products including personal care items (like hairspray and sunscreens), cleaners, food items, paints, pesticides, and many more. It’s estimated that 3.82 billion aerosol cans were filled in the U.S. in 2015 for commercial, industrial, and household use. The United States…

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By: Stericycle
May03

As states continue to analyze the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, we are continuing to monitor the latest rule-making activity for each state. Below is the most recent anticipated schedule of states and territories adopting the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule: States Where the Rule is in Effect: Alabama, Alaska,…

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By: Stericycle
Apr06

New EPA regulations related to electronic manifesting of hazardous waste will take effect later this year.  These new E-manifest requirements will apply to all hazardous waste pick-ups performed June 30 and later and require hazardous waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) to submit manifest data to EPA for the…

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By: Stericycle
Mar22

Macy’s is sponsoring the following free training sessions conducted by Stericycle to provide guidance for retailers regarding how to properly manage hazardous waste from their operations. For example, did you know that certain products such as cleaners, aerosols or personal care items and cosmetics could become hazardous wastes? And did…

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By: Stericycle
Jan10

On December 19, 2017, Congress adopted a continuing resolution that will continue the (EPA) Environmental Protection Agency funding at existing 2017 levels through January 19, 2018. Passing this continuing resolution allows Congress more time to adopt an Omnibus Appropriations bill funding the entire government. While this means that final 2018 funding…

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By: Stericycle
Dec15

As states continue to analyze the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, we are continuing to monitor the latest rulemaking activity for each state. As of December 2017, Oklahoma is the latest state to move forward with the rulemaking process for the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule. Below is the most…

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