Tag Archives: Hazardous waste

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 […]

Spill Reporting

Spill cleanup services in DFW

A spill happens and your company is responsible. Luckily, you have a contingency plan. You put your plan into action while notifying your emergency response contractor. It might seem like the event is over once the spill is cleaned up , but in reality, there might be more work to come. Federal and State regulators […]

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 […]

The Secret to HazMat Response

Protect has been in the business of responding to hazardous material spills for over twenty years.  During that time, new technologies and techniques have been introduced and marketed as a ‘cure all’ for environmental remediation needs.   These new technologies may show promise in certain circumstances, but each one comes with limitations.  Experienced safety and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Overview of Spill Regulations in the state of Texas

No matter what companies try to do to avoid chemical spills, unforeseen factors will lead to accidental releases of chemicals or materials into the environment.  The Federal and state governments have many rules regarding how spills of hazardous and non-hazardous materials should be handled.  In the state of Texas, the regulations for spills and required […]