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ACTenviro Announces Acquisition of Fremouw Environmental

Fremouw Environmental Services is now part of the ACT family SAN JOSE, CA, March 30, 2021 ––ACTenviro, a nationally-recognized environmental and hazardous waste management firm, announces the acquisition of Fremouw Environmental Services (FES). As a part of the purchase, ACTenviro is welcoming a distinguished team of environmental professionals and experienced field crews. The business deal

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Shocking Waste Generation and Recycling Statistics Revealed: US in the Top 10 Highest Risk Countries

Introduction Did you know that each year the United States recycles about one-third of all waste created? This is among the key recycling statistics that provide a snapshot of other issues like plastic bag recycling statistics, landfill pollution statistics, and the global waste problem. Various recycling statistics show it’s boosted its recycling/waste ratio in 1960,

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San Jose, California Hazardous Waste Disposal

Introduction Fun Fact: San Jose (Saint Joseph) is the most affluent city in the state of California. The city is well-known for its Mediterranean climate, and as Silicon Valley’s financial and cultural hub. Because of its size and population, waste management is one of the city’s number one concerns, and chances are – if you’re

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San Diego, California Hazardous Waste Disposal

The City of San Diego is the 8th largest city in the United States and the 2nd largest city in the state of California. With an estimated population of 1.4 million from a July 2019 survey, the city naturally takes hazardous waste disposal very seriously. Violators of laws and regulations related to hazardous waste disposal

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Disposal of Treated Wood Waste (TWW) in California

What is Treated Wood Waste Treated Wood Waste (TWW) is waste from wood products intended for outdoor use or for wet areas that has been treated with preservatives to prevent rot or decay.  Examples of these wood products include: Utility poles, fence posts and rails Lawn furniture and decks. Playground equipment. Garden/landscape timbers. Log homes

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Corrosive Chemicals

Everyday, we use various substances that eat away unwanted stuff like mold and mildew. Various industries use these chemicals as catalysts for chemical reactions or to quickly dissolve unwanted materials. Despite their ominous terminology, corrosive chemicals are actually very useful substances. However, we need to identify its hazards so we could establish ways on how

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Solid Waste Management Guide

What Is Solid Waste? When you throw away your trash, you are actually throwing what is formally called municipal solid waste (MSW). Solid waste refers to a wide range of waste material consisting of useless or unwanted items that the public uses daily. Such waste is often produced from residences as well as commercial, industrial,

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Universal Waste Guide

Overview Waste disposal is a complex process of how-to’s and regulations. This is especially true when it comes to universal waste. The term “universal” alone is such a broad term that does not make the job easier; is why we are here. So, we’ve compiled all the info you need on universal waste. If you’re

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CERCLA Hazardous Substances

Introduction As with other toxic materials, it’s important to know what’s defined as CERCLA hazardous substances. Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) or Superfund 40 years ago. The main goals of the 1980 congressional legislation included cleaning up closed/abandoned hazardous waste sites. Such sites pose a serious threat to public

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Fluorescent Tubes Recycling

It is difficult to imagine a world without fluorescent tubes. For years, fluorescent lamps have illuminated our homes, offices, business establishments, and industrial facilities. Eventually, these will soon burn out and need to be recycled or disposed of. But this has to be done the right way, considering that these are classified as hazardous waste.

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