Author: techtriaddev

The Mercury Export Ban of 2008 is made up of multiple provisions, but it principally works by prohibiting the transfer of elemental mercury by federal agencies (with some exceptions), it banned U.S. export of mercury as of 2013, and by requires the Department of Energy...

Hazardous waste is a necessary byproduct of many essential industrial processes, but it must be managed carefully in order to protect ourselves, our workers, and our environment. During the course of proper management, there are a number of safe and responsible treatment, destruction, and disposal...

In order for a waste type to be categorized as a hazardous waste (and regulated as such), it must exhibit at least one of four characteristics: toxicity, ignitability, corrosivity, or reactivity....

OSHA conducts thousands of inspections each year, and the reasons behind them are myriad: a referral, a scheduled visit for a business in a high hazard industry, or a workplace accident investigation are among the most common. You’re not likely to find a business owner or...

LO’s Environmental Services is lauded as a steward of compliance and safety in handling, treating, transporting, storing, and disposing hazardous waste.  ECOFLO collects hazardous waste created by manufacturing, healthcare, higher education, etc… and properly disposes of it according to strict federal and state regulations.  You...

ECOFLO is proud to announce that we have received our new RCRA Part-B Hazardous Waste permit from NCDENR! The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) hazardous waste permitting program helps ensure the safe treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous wastes by establishing specific requirements that...

On the heels of achieving Veteran-Owned Small Business certification by the Department of Veterans Affairs, ECOFLO is also proud to announce that it was accorded Small Diverse Business (SDB) certification by the the Pennsylvania department of General Services. Formerly known as the Small Disadvantaged Business...

What Happens to My Household Hazardous Waste Once I Leave it at the Collection Site? Some of the common items brought to ECOFLO’s Permanent HHW Collection sites and the disposal technology associated with them: Oils, Gasoline, Oil-Based Paint Stains, Glue, Lighter Fluid, Turpentine These items are bulked together and sent to cement kilns...

ECOFLO is gracious to have Katie Arcieri interview President and CEO Paul McAllister for the Monday, 5/19 on-line edition of the Triad Business Journal. In the article she touches on the important advantages for a region such as Greensboro/ Guilford County in having a responsible and...