Tag Archives: fire hazard

The Dangers of Oxidizers

Many people have seen the symbol for oxidizing agents at one time or another.  It can be found on pails of pool chlorine, bags of fertilizer, crates of hydrogen peroxide and bottles of household bleach as well as the trucks that transport them.  The flaming “O” on a yellow background is easily recognizable but may […]

Don’t Let Wastes Pile Up

Whether an organization generates hazardous waste, industrial waste or regular municipal solid waste, allowing the waste to accumulate over long periods of time without being properly disposed of can pose challenges for the generator.  Depending on the type of waste, there may also be potential fines for failing to dispose of waste within a certain […]

Universal and Household Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous chemicals can be found in nearly every home and business.  The chemicals that are generally used as cleaners and coatings can cause injury if they are ignitable, corrosive, toxic or reactive.  When these products from private residences are no longer needed or have expired, the EPA classifies them as Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and […]

Spring Cleaning

April is here and it’s time for spring cleaning. Do you have a buildup of waste(s) that needs disposal? Don’t let it pile up anymore!! Call Protect to start your spring cleaning project today! Do you know that waste disposal and storage of hazardous waste have a deadline for storage? You only have 90 days […]