Archive for the ‘Hazardous Materials’ Category

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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By: Stericycle
Nov19

To incorporate the requirements of the EPA’s Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule, the Washington State Dept of Ecology is proposing comprehensive updates to the state’s regulations. The draft rules are now available for review and informal comment from October 9, 2017 through December 19, 2017. To explain the changes and…

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By: Stericycle
Nov13

The state of Illinois recently proposed changes to its hazardous materials and hazardous waste transport regulations. The proposed rule changes would bring Illinois regulations up to date with current hazardous materials regulations and references so they are compliant with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. The proposed changes also reference…

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By: Stericycle
Oct25

The EPA issued a new letter clarifying how the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations apply to the recalled Takata airbag inflators that are subject to the 2015 Preservation Order issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). While the Takata airbag inflators are still being tested and held…

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