Adhering to and following microbiological waste disposal procedures is crucial to public health. Proper disposal of microbiological waste is essential to prevent the spread of disease and infectious outbreaks.
Antifreeze, often called coolant, is a yellowish-green liquid lubricant for moving parts in a machine, such as a water pump. Coolant prevents the water in a radiator and engine from freezing in cold temperatures and boiling over in hot temperatures.
Many customers ask us why we pour what looks like gravel or dirt into their containers of hazardous waste or dangerous goods shipments. Like shipping any material, hazardous goods need something to cushion them during shipment.
Did you know that mercury waste can permanently damage the nervous system? According to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, it is estimated that 630,000 children are born in the United States with a toxic level of mercury in their system.