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ACT’s wide variety of Unique Recycling Solutions has allowed our clients to recycle an average of 87% of their waste shipments

Our Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

To Protect the Environment

At ACT, we’re passionate about finding and delivering solutions that handle harmful wastes in the safest, most environmentally-friendly ways. Organizations across the continent are dramatically increasing their sustainability goals in an effort to take care of their customers, their communities and the planet. ACT is committed to using our wide range of services to help these organizations meet their lofty goals and keep their promises to future generations.

About Us

ACTenviro is involved in all facets of hazardous waste management, with locations throughout the western United States. We are your single source provider for all your hazardous and biological waste management, recycling, disposal, treatment, health and safety, and compliance needs. Learn More.

Our Facilities and Equipment

ACT owns and operates fully permitted TSDFs. We facilitate the recycling, fuel blending, treatment, incineration and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. We also own an extensive fleet of trucks, including box vans, semi-trailers, roll trucks and vacuum tankers.

Committed to Compliance

ACT is in full compliance with Federal and State DOT and EPA regulations. ACT also possesses a workers comp rating of 0.69 – well below the industry average of 1.0.

Microwave Disinfection System

ACT Medical’s New Microwave Disinfection System – the first of its kind in California to offer a waste-to-energy option – will enable you to “go green” by safely disposing of your medical waste in a way that is both economical and environmentally-friendly. Click here for more info.

ACTenviro is a Forward Thinking, Professional Organization with Family Values and Customer Commitment.
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Our Latest News

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On behalf of all of us at ACT, would like to congratulate Scott Andrews of our Sunnyvale branch for becoming our 2nd recipient of the Driver of the Quarter Award! This award acknowledges the significant contributions our drivers make to the success and growth of our company. And considering that Scott has been with ACT for over 11 years, he…

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Hazardous Waste Disposal and Minimization

Hazardous Waste: What It Is

Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases or sludges. Hazardous waste should not be dumped into a landfill like other waste. It needs to be disposed of responsibly to prevent hazards to human and environmental health.

Proper Disposal of Hazardous Waste: Why It Matters

Hazardous waste disposal problems may arise when materials that can cause illnesses or pollute the environment are not handled properly. Responsible disposal of hazardous materials isn’t just the domain of heavy manufacturing. Laboratories, households and professional offices all face this challenge, too. Whether it’s medical hazardous waste disposal, industrial hazardous waste disposal or even household and commercial hazardous waste disposal, waste generators must pay careful attention to the disposition of chemicals, medical waste, radioactive waste, janitorial supplies, building materials and e-waste. Each and every one of these can potentially harm people and the environment.

Improper hazardous waste disposal can harm the health of employees and local residents, as well as animals and plant life. It can contaminate soil and the local water supply and pollute the air. It can lead to a decrease in property value and expose your business to fines and/or lawsuits.

Hazardous Waste Minimization

Before developing a plan for hazardous waste disposal services, see if you can figure out how to simply make less. Try to think, “How do I prevent hazardous waste?” instead of “How do I get rid of it?” Here are a few tips to help businesses reduce hazardous waste production:

  • Substitute non-hazardous materials for hazardous materials.
  • Rethink your operating practices. Is there a less harmful way to produce your product or service?
  • Train employees in proper handling processes.
  • Improve existing equipment.
  • Replace old equipment with more efficient equipment.
  • Segregate waste types by placing them in hazardous waste disposal containers to avoid cross-contamination.

Click here for more tips from the EPA on minimizing waste.

How Should I Deal With My Hazardous Waste?

  • Step One: Partner with a fully licensed and permitted hazardous waste disposal company such as ACTenviro.
  • Step Two: Develop a hazardous waste policy that clearly defines how your business reduces, handles and disposes of hazardous waste. Putting your policy in writing will help you manage hazardous waste disposal and train employees on proper procedures.
  • Step Three: Finally, thoroughly train employees on your policy and procedures regarding hazardous waste disposal. The policy will be of little use if employees don’t understand and embrace it.

In conclusion, reducing or recycling your hazardous materials is best. However, if you still have hazardous waste that requires disposal, contact us for a FREE assessment. Our hazardous waste disposal expert will recommend the best possible solution for you. ACTenviro understands your needs!

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