Expired materials pose major problems for businesses – even if they go unused. Chemicals in these products can become federal or California hazardous wastes. Once a material is expired or no longer in use, the clock starts ticking on proper disposal of it. This can cost companies thousands of dollars.
Business end up with excess product for many reasons. They may receive free samples from vendors, purchase the wrong products or sometimes buy too many of the correct ones. Sometimes, it can be hard to determine how products even arrived at one’s place of business.
Here are some helpful hints on alleviating this problem and mitigating injuries and financial losses:
Many types of businesses deal with hazardous materials – not just automotive or manufacturing companies. In California’s Central Valley, food and agriculture businesses deal with just as many, if not more, hazardous chemicals.
So try using these tips to save money and protect the people that work with you.
– Pat Flores, Account Manager