Archive for the ‘Aerosol’ Category

By: Stericycle
Sep11

At large retail facilities, aerosols have accounted for up to 40% of the items managed as hazardous waste. However, in February of 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added aerosol cans to the federal universal waste list, allowing generators to manage aerosol products with the less complicated universal waste requirements.…

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By: Stericycle
Jul20

In December 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 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, which went into effect on Feb. 7, 2020, is less stringent than previous aerosol regulations, which…

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By: Matt Stewart
Jun25

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
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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