Category Archives: waste disposal

hazardous, non-hazardous and bio-medical waste disposal

Think Before You Buy: Choosing the Right Chemical Products

There are an assortment of activities that take place toward the end of the year. Aside from the holidays, many companies use this time to do physical counts or clean outs. They may want to dispose of old inventory or equipment from their warehouse before the new year starts. Depending on the product they are […]

Paint Disposal: a Primer

It’s something found in nearly every garage, maintenance shop, and hardware section across the country. Paint protects surfaces while adding color to the world around us. It allows businesses and artists alike to express themselves. It’s undoubtedly an important part of modern life, as it has been throughout much of history. A problem anyone who […]

Don’t Let Waste Wait

Businesses that generate hazardous chemical wastes as part of their day to day operations are typically up to date on the requirements put forth by the EPA and the TCEQ.  Large and small quantity generators track waste shipments and report their waste activities to the state, but generators who don’t produce hazardous waste on a […]

Spill Waste Management

Businesses that store and use chemical products during their operations are at risk of having a spill but even companies that don’t use traditional chemical products may still be at risk.  Vehicles, forklifts and other power equipment contain fluids such as oils, battery acid and fuels that can pose varying levels of hazard when spilled […]

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 […]

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 […]

Superfund Sites and Environmental Remediation

‘Superfund’ is a word that is commonly used in the media when referring to areas that have been contaminated with toxic materials.  The use of the word began in 1980 when the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) was passed into law.  In the decades prior to the passing of CERCLA, it was […]

Chemical Wastes and Lab Packing

With millions of chemical products available for use in laboratory and industrial settings,many companies may find themselves accumulating various products to serve differentfunctions.  At a certain point; though, chemical products lose their effectiveness, are no longer needed to fulfill the role for which they were purchased or are just in the way.  When this happens, […]

Protect’s Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

At Protect Environmental we believe that knowledge is critical to waste management and spill response.  If your company generates hazardous waste, universal waste or other regulated waste you must comply with stringent EPA and DOT guidelines when disposing of these wastes.  Generators in the state of Texas must also comply with regulations established under Title […]