What is Universal Waste?

What is Universal Waste? Universal wastes are hazardous wastes that are widely produced by households and many different types of businesses. Universal wastes include televisions, computers and other electronic devices as well as batteries, fluorescent lamps, mercury thermostats, and other mercury containing equipment, among others. Universal wastes are: – Electronic devices: Includes any electronic device that is a hazardous waste (with or without a Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)), including televisions, computer monitors, cell phones, VCRs,…

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What is a Hazardous Waste?

Hazardous waste is a waste with properties that make it potentially dangerous or harmful to human health or the environment. The universe of hazardous wastes is large and diverse. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, or contained gases. They can be the by-products of manufacturing processes, discarded used materials, or discarded unused commercial products, such as cleaning fluids (solvents) or pesticides. Wastes may be hazardous wastes if they exhibit any…

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We are Environmental Logistics and this is our blog.

Here we will feature the news, developments, changes, and improvements to the services we provide and the waste and recycling industry at large.  Numerous authors from our technicians to our President will be contributing from all of our office locations.  Things change so quickly, that we decided a blog would be a great way to keep our customers up to date with what is happening in our industry. If you find yourself…

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