Emergency Planning for Small Businesses

Safety in the workplace is a top priority for most employers, especially for organizations that manufacture, transport, or store chemical products.  Large corporations typically have personnel whose jobs are dedicated to safety issues such as preparing for chemical spills and other accidents in the workplace.  Small employers; however, may not have the budget to hire […]

Medical Waste: Storage and Disposal

Healthcare facilities are a common sight across the landscape and are essential to the health and well-being of the public.  These facilities produce many types of waste during the process of treating patients.  These facilities will commonly generate municipal solid waste, hazardous waste and radioactive waste, along with a type of waste specific to healthcare […]

Two decades of Spill Response Experience is a Phone Call Away

This spring Protect Environmental Services will be entering its twenty-first year in business serving the emergency spill response needs of the North Texas area.  Unlike other companies, Protect has operated from the beginning specifically dealing with chemical and bio-hazardous materials.  Our goal has been to provide timely, cost effective cleanup solutions for companies and government entities and […]

Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators

With the prevalence of various chemical products in use in the world today, it’s inevitable that some of them will become wastes that require disposal.  Since not all chemical wastes pose the same amount of danger to public health and the environment, the Environmental Protection Agency has established standards that distinguish which chemical wastes are […]

Reliability and Transparency; the Cornerstones of Protect’s Services

If you are in the transportation and delivery business, you need to be prepared for a fuel spill or pollution event.  Hopefully it will never occur; however, if it does you need to protect yourself from predatory practices from dishonest spill providers. Protect Environmental has been asked to review invoices from these types of companies […]

Being Ready for Emergencies

Emergencies are commonly defined as unexpected, potentially dangerous situations that requires immediate action.  The spectrum of emergencies for organizations is very broad and can range from an employee cutting their hand to a catastrophic explosion or chemical spill.  Many companies are involved in round-the-clock operations so logistics hubs, manufacturing plants and air, sea and land transporters […]

Metals in the Environment

There are many elements that display the properties necessary to be considered a metal.  Although almost 80% of the elements listed on the periodic table are thought of as metals, only a handful are classified as being potentially toxic and harmful to the environment.  These elements include well known metals such as Lead, Arsenic, Mercury, […]

Ebola, Then and Now

At this time last year, several countries in Africa seemed close to being overwhelmed by Ebola.  DFW residents were on edge after the first case of Ebola in the US was confirmed in Dallas and almost every media outlet was consistently publishing stories about the disease for weeks.  The disease did not spread beyond a […]

The Protect Advantage

Numerous clients in the North Texas area and beyond rely on Protect Environmental Services to manage their chemical spills and waste disposal needs.  Large organizations such as defense contractors, manufacturers, chemical distributors, government entities and shipping companies have called Protect for almost twenty years to conduct spill containment and cleanup operations but small businesses that […]