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Congratulations to our California Operations Coin Winner, Rozy Sazo!

We would like to congratulate Rozy Sazo on being awarded the Q1 Operations Recognition Coin! As Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Project Supervisor at our Sacramento location, Rozy has been a key player in the tremendous growth and development of the northern California HHW program over the past year. Our HHW clients consistently recognize Rozy for

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ACTenviro has successfully renewed their Gold Shovel Standard Certification

Gold Shovel Standard Certification is a widely recognized indication of increased safety awareness and a commitment to continuous damage prevention improvement. Excavators within Gold Shovel Standard rely on Gold Shovel Standard technology to measure safety and efficacy and can present hard data to support their reputation. Gold Shovel Standard has rapidly become a permanent fixture

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What Household Chemicals Might Be Harmful if Not Disposed of Properly?

Introduction All U.S. homes should know: what household chemicals might be harmful if not disposed of properly? Only about 1% of the approximately 84,000 chemicals on the market has been tested for safety, according to CNN. This highlights the need to make sure people properly dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW) in the form of

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Employee Spotlight – Chris Dean

Chris Dean has been with our team for 11 years and runs what he calls an “island” for ACTenviro. As Site Manager of the Sandia branch in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he manages 19 people and three programs: hazardous waste management, pollution prevention and recycling, and solid waste disposal. While he handles one client, they have

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Hazardous Waste Definition & Identification

Introduction The world produces about 13 tons of hazardous waste per second. This kind of modern human-produced waste must be treated, stored, and disposed of effectively to preserve planet Earth for future generations.  Humans are constantly creating such toxic waste. The amount that’s produced is based on the scope of different human activities, including industrial,

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EPA Hazardous Waste Codes Guide

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Hazardous Waste Codes are an important part of the proper management of hazardous waste in the country. But before we go into the codes themselves, it is important to know the foundation of those codes. In this case, we need to have a basic understanding of the Resource Conservation

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Gasoline Hazardous Disposal Guide

Gasoline, like many other fuels, is a valuable substance; it’s difficult to imagine a world without being fueled by gasoline. However, gasoline that isn’t combusted but introduced into the environment can endanger the environment and public health.  Whether liquid or as a vapor, gasoline is highly flammable and toxic to living organisms. Uncontrolled burning of

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Sandia Team Members Celebrate 10-Year Anniversaries

This month, members of our Sandia branch team celebrate a huge milestone—10 years of service at ACTenviro! The team went out for lunch and had a good time telling their funniest and weirdest stories as part of the team. We appreciate all their commitment and are very grateful to have such a great team! Congratulations

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What Are the 8 RCRA Metals?

Overview According to the Environmental Protection Agency or EPA, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act or RCRA is a federal law that provides a structure for the proper management of hazardous and non-hazardous solid wastes. Its purpose is to give the EPA the authority to handle these waste products – from generation to transportation to

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