Reactive Waste Transportation and Disposal

Reactive Wastes are in a special category by themselves.  Generally, they are described as:

  • Materials that tend to be unstable at normal temperatures and pressures
  • Water reactive materials
  • Explosives
  • Cyanide or sulfide bearing wastes

Examples include:

  • Pyrophoric metals such as sodium
  • Cyanide wastes
  • Ethers
  • Peroxides

Waste material meeting the above requirements are defined as Hazardous Wastes under RCRA and must be managed under strict procedural guidelines covering their handling, transportation, and disposal. If your facility generates these reactive wastes, then your facility retains liability from “cradle to grave.”  To manage this exposure and minimize your liability, your facility should rely only on permitted companies for the handling and disposal of your waste. That’s why facilities all across the Southeast rely on SR&R Environmental as their trusted partner for packaging, transportation, and disposal of reactive waste streams.

SR&R has the necessary permits and licenses for transporting and disposing of these wastes in accordance with all local, state, and Federal regulations.  And with a compliance program that is second to none, and a state-of-the-art fleet of hazmat transportation units, we can offer an unmatched turnkey offering.  Whether you have five gallons or five tanker loads, we can help.  And with our insurance coverage that far exceeds the industry average, all of this translates to minimized liability and increased peace of mind.  For more information on how SR&R can streamline the management of your waste streams, please contact us today.

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