Are refrigerant gases a hazardous waste?

Answer Nearly all refrigerant gases are hazardous waste because they contain chlorofluorocarbons and/or hydrochlorofluorocarbons that are known to destroy the protective ozone layer around the earth. Some... Read More »

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Rhode Island DEM Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Regulations?

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) regulates hazardous waste, as well as medical waste and waste oil. The RIDEM does not regulate hazardous materials that are usable pr... Read More »

What is the difference between hazardous waste&solid waste?

Solid wastes and hazardous wastes differ in their components, as well as how they affect human health or the environment. Solid waste includes domestic and household trash, whereas hazardous waste... Read More »

Is hazardous material a hazardous waste?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines hazardous materials as those materials that can cause death, damage, injury or long-term health problems. Hazardous materials find inclusion i... Read More »

How to Reclaim Refrigerant Gases?

Section 609 of the Federal Clean Air Act of 1990 requires certification and special equipment to be used in the recovery of automotive A/C refrigerant. The process of reclaiming refrigerant is stra... Read More »