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Hazmat Services

Hazmat, short for hazardous material, is a specialized service that assists with the safe transport and disposal of toxic, contaminated, or dangerous substances. If you have unknown, outdated, or surplus chemicals, U.S. Waste Industries has a team of Hazmat trained technicians who can identify and properly dispose of hazardous materials. Our capabilities also include analytical services such as TCLP and pH analysis.

Hazmat Services Applications

U.S. Waste Industries has experience disposing of the following hazardous materials:

  • Corrosive substances
  • Explosive waste
  • Flammable liquids
  • Reactive chemicals
  • Lead-based paint
  • Materials contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)
  • And other toxic materials

Regardless of the substances you need disposed of, safety is our top priority. We adhere to stringent safety procedures and utilize advanced technologies and equipment to mitigate risks and protect our clients, employees, and the environment. To illustrate our commitment to safety, we maintain numerous industry certifications and an exemplary safety record.

Radioactive Material Removal Services

The experts at U.S. Waste Industries are also capable of handling a wide range of radioactive materials, such as:

  • Radioactive contaminated materials
  • High-level radioactive waste (HLRW), such as transuranic waste
  • Intermediate-level radioactive waste (ILRW)
  • Low-level radioactive waste (LLRW)

Due to the hazardous nature of these materials, there are several stringent guidelines that must be followed regarding proper handling and disposal. Our experienced team is well-versed in the complex regulations surrounding radioactive material management and follows strict protocols to ensure safety and compliance.

Closure Services

We can provide plant closure and demolition services from start to finish, including the identification and removal of all on-site materials. Our team is familiar with the complexities involved in plant closures and carefully considers all aspects of the process, including asset disposal, site remediation, worker safety, and environmental regulations.

Our specific plant closure capabilities include:

  • Planning and permitting. We can help with developing comprehensive closure plans and obtaining the required permits from regulatory authorities.
  • Hazardous waste removal. We are capable of safely removing and disposing of all hazardous materials within the plant site.
  • Decommissioning and demolition. We can dismantle and demolish all plant structures while ensuring proper disposal of debris.
  • Site remediation. We can remediate all contaminated soils and groundwater in order to restore the site to its original condition.
  • Asbestos removal. We have the necessary resources to safely remove and dispose of asbestos-containing materials.
  • Lead-based paint removal. We can safely remove and dispose of lead-based paint.
  • PCB removal. Our highly-trained team can properly dispose of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
  • Tank cleaning and removal. We can clean and remove both underground and aboveground storage tanks.
  • Utility disconnect. During the closure process, we disconnect all utilities from the plant site.
  • Final certification. As part of the last step in the plant closure process, we can obtain the necessary certifications to confirm that the closure has been completed in compliance with all regulations.

Hazmat Services: Chemical Analysis

Chemical analysis services are a critical part of identifying hazardous materials for shipping and disposal. At U.S. Waste Industries, Inc., we provide both pH and TCLP testing, as well as additional laboratory tests for identifying different chemicals in our state-approved lab facilities. Our chemical analysis services include:

  • Waste identification. Accurate waste identification and classification are crucial for determining proper handling, transportation, and disposal techniques. Our comprehensive analyses provide the necessary information to classify waste materials in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Environmental compliance. Businesses must comply with stringent environmental regulations surrounding waste management. At U.S. Waste Industries, our chemical analysis capabilities ensure compliance with these regulations by providing accurate data on the characteristics and composition of waste materials.
  • Product development and quality control. Our chemical analysis services can support product development and quality control processes to ensure the safety and consistency of products.
  • Site assessment and remediation. U.S. Waste Industries’ chemical analyses offer valuable insights into contaminated sites to help create effective remediation strategies and risk assessments.

Hazmat Services From U.S. Waste Industries, Inc.

Hazardous materials, including toxic chemicals and radioactive materials, require careful handling, transport, and disposal. U.S. Waste Industries, Inc. has the experience and expertise to identify and remove a wide variety of hazardous materials while adhering to all the necessary regulatory requirements. For more information about our hazardous waste removal capabilities, contact us or request a quote today.